Whenever Adrian Peterson goes down with an injury, you get the feeling that he’s going to pop right back up. Or at the worst, he won’t be out very long. That was the feeling when injured his knee in week 2. Sure he hobbled off, but he’s still Adrian Peterson, right? Yeah, he’s still AP, but he’s also 31.
Peterson’s knee injury has turned out to be worse than originally anticipated. He suffered a torn meniscus and an LCL sprain. He underwent successful knee surgery but is expected to be out for “several months.” Given his recent contractual negotiations with the Vikings, we may have seen him for the last time in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Vikings’ star running back underwent “successful” surgery to repair his torn meniscus on Thursday, the team confirmed. Peterson is expected to be out several months, but there’s a chance he could potentially return for a December playoff run, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of Peterson’s situation.