Adrian Peterson will be out for possibly 2-4 weeks after it was determined that he has a partial tear of the LCL in his knee. He will not need surgery, but it will definitely miss Sunday's game against Oakland. It's bad news, but it sure could have been a lot worse, as was once feared.
Chester Taylor will move back into the starting role for the Vikings he lost when Peterson exploded after Taylor went down during Week 1.
Here's more about Peterson's injury from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune: