The New York Giants earned their first win of the season on Monday night, holding the Minnesota Vikings offense without a point, as the only touchdown for the team came on a Cheap Queensland Reds Jerseys first-quarter punt return. Among those struggling for the Vikings in the loss was Adrian Peterson, who managed just 28 yards rushing on 13 carries, although tightness in his hamstring may have been a factor.
After the game, Peterson told the media (including Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press) that his hamstring was “tight at times” during the game. The Vikings drew criticism from many for electing to lean heavily on the pass attack of newly-acquired Josh Freeman, who finished the game 20-of-53 passing with 190 yards and an interception.
Peterson’s 28 yards rushing were the fewest he has finished with in a game since he tallied just 26 yards rushing on six carries against the Oakland Raiders in 2011 before he was carted to the locker room in the first half with a foot injury. Through six games, Peterson has accumulated 511 yards rushing and five touchdowns, far from the 131.1 yards per game pace he set in 2012.
In a follow-up tweet, Werder says that, despite Finley likely being able to play in the NFL again, “it would not be surprising” to see the Packers placing Finley on season-ending injured reserve before the week is over.
Finley was originally carted off the field with a neck injury, and was placed in the intensive care unit Sunday night. Finley remained there overnight, and was released from intensive care on Cheap Quality NBA Jerseys Monday. Late Monday night and early Tuesday, reports trickled in suggesting that the injury was a bruised spinal cord.
The tight end took a helmet-to-helmet hit to do the damage. Right now, the cause for concern is still there regarding Finley’s long-term health, but these early reports are encouraging, at the very least.