Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frasier says the team must be "somewhat cautious" with running back Adrian Peterson. The Vikings gave Peterson 17 carries on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars, and he finished with 84 yards and two touchdowns. Minnesota plays the Indianapolis Colts in Week 2.
Fantasy Impact: Fantasy owners are happy Minnesota was cautious enough in Week 1 to give him two carries around the goal line. Those who owned Toby Gerhart were probably expecting more, especially considering that Peterson was going to be a game-time decision. Gerhart only had 18 yards on six carries in the overtime win. Expect a slightly more balanced workload as the season goes along but Peterson should still get his chances to score.
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