Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Vikes' Peterson, Gerhart out; no Birds surprises

The Minnesota Vikings will be missing their top two running backs, Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart, today against the Eagles. The Eagles inactives are as expected -- no Earl Wolff again.

Vikes' Peterson, Gerhart out; no Birds surprises

0 comments
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. (Matt Ludtke/AP)
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. (Matt Ludtke/AP)

MINNEAPOLIS -- It's official. The inactives are up and the Minnesota Vikings will face the Eagles today without their top two running backs, Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart, who were injured last week against Baltimore. Their starting running back will be Matt Asiata, backed up by Joe Banyard, signed a few days off the practice squad.

The Vikings also are missing starting corners Chris Cook and Xavier Rhodes.

As expected, the Eagles are again without rookie safety Earl Wolff, who suffered a knee hyperextension Nov. 10 against the Packers. Also inactive are LB Najee Goode (hamstring) and the usual healthy suspects -- QB Matt Barkley, OTs Dennis Kelly and Matt Tobin, CB Curtis Marsh, and RB Matt Tucker.

More coverage
Where will Riley Cooper end up?
Download FREE Philly Sports Now app for iPhone!
FORUMS: Could Nick Foles return?
Latest NFL odds
SHOP: Eagles Training Camp sportswear
Staff Writer
0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
Eagletarian is your home for comprehensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Les Bowen Staff Writer
Paul Domowitch Daily News Columnist
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
letter icon Newsletter