Adrian Peterson Gets Big Block From Jerome Simpson On 64-Yard TD Run (GIF)


Not a lot of offensive highlights for the Vikings tonight. Actually not a lot of highlights period. But at least Adrian Peterson finally broke a run for a long TD. 64 yards to be exact. I’m not sure Jerome Simpson’s block actually did anything since AD was already past the guy but it looked good. Unfortunately for the Vikings, the real running star of the night wasn’t Peterson, it was Tampa Bay’s Doug Martin. The rookie put on a show in the first half in leading Tampa Bay to a big advantage. And Peterson helped Tampa’s cause by fumbling once. Turnovers killed the Vikes in the first half. And bad tackling. And woeful offense. It was just not a great performance overall and there will certainly be plenty of dissection in the coming days.

But hey…at least AD broke one!

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  • lacyunderalls

    The “guy” A.D. had already passed was running at full steam and gaining while AP was just picking up speed. He was about 1.5 seconds from tripping or tackling him so Simpson deserves a game ball.