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Peterson was on hand to see Dalvin Cook break his Vikings' rookie single-game rushing record by running for 127 yards on Monday night. A lot of them came in the second half after New Orleans held the rookie to just 22 yards before both teams hit the locker room. He wasn't targeted on any passes, and the Saints went into the locker room down 16-6.

After the game, Payton denied that he and Peterson were "in any heated exchange" (via Pro Football Talk).

With Saints slot receiver Willie Snead sitting out the first three games due to a DUI arrest, the Saints will be trying a number of other players at his position tonight.

Peterson also likes to point out that he led the National Football League with 1,485 yards rushing in 2015, "behind a mediocre offensive line", he added, after missing 15 games the previous season, when he was dealing with the legal and public relations fallout from his use of force to discipline his then-4-year-old son. Schedule Adrian Peterson against his old team in the first week during a nationally televised game.

Drew Brees and the Saints are a far different team on the road than they are in New Orleans, so we expect the Vikings to ride their defensive line to a low-scoring victory.

Neither was the case Monday night, as New Orleans ran the ball a total of 21 times for just 60 yards (2.9 yards per carry).

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All of which would have been enough to grab the attention but behind him everyone, it seemed, wanted their time on centre stage. They were quick whenever they went out, which is what we expected. "The weather was obviously incredibly tricky for us all".

Sam Bradford was in the zone during the second quarter as he led the Minnesota Vikings on a scoring drive against the New Orleans Saints. "There was none that I could recall, and I'm being honest", said Payton.

"It felt pretty good", Peterson said of his first two carries. Rookie Alvin Kamara also played a big role - sometimes lining up on the field at the same time as Ingram.

It became clear a few weeks ago that the Saints' plan was to have P.J. Williams and Marshon Lattimore start, and when the defense switched to packages with three cornerbacks, Harris would play outside while Williams moved inside. Tonight we will be treated to two games featuring the Minnesota Vikings hosting to New Orleans to take on the Saints, followed by the LA Chargers against the Denver Broncos.

Last season, Brees completed 70 percent of his passes for 5,208 yards and 37 touchdowns but with 15 interceptions.

According to our schedule adjusted metrics, the Saints were absolutely terrible on the defensive side of the ball last season. "... I think that just gives the offense in general a life".