Had the Houston Texans not laid such an egg last week that the Vikings couldn't help but put in Toby Gerhart at the end of the game, the NFL rushing record would belong to Adrian Peterson. Just sayin'.
Have to work today? Too bad, but maybe you can sneak away for two hours to watch the Gophers and Michigan State open Big Ten play at the Barn (1 p.m., ESPN2).
"Great catch. BUT ... it is scary to see Ponder has learned so well about throwing across his body into the end zone."
-- "Gray Floyd," commenting on Michael Jenkins' fourth-quarter TD in
the Vikings Live Chat on startribune.com.
Weigh in on what you're thinking about to mrand@ startribune.com.
"If Adrian Peterson don't win the MVP I'm done! Truth"