MINNEAPOLIS – Adrian Peterson scored a pair of touchdowns as the Minnesota Vikings got their second win of the season with a 34-27 victory over Washington.
The Redskins drove to within a few yards of a game-tying touchdown late in the fourth quarter, but the Minnesota defense turned them away to preserve the victory.
In all, Peterson rushed for 75 yards on 20 carries.
Ian Eagle and Trent Green called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Adrian Peterson’s 18-yard TD run puts Minnesota ahead early)
(Robert Griffin III connects with Pierre Garcon to take a 10-7 lead)
(Christian Ponder’s TD pass to Cordarrelle Patterson makes it 14-10 Minnesota)
(The Redskins go ahead when RGIII finds Jordan Reed for a TD)
(It’s 24-14 after Griffin’s short TD pass to Logan Paulsen)
(Ponder hits John Carlson to cut the deficit to 27-21)
(Peterson’s short TD run puts Minnesota ahead)
(The Vikings hold on for the victory with a fourth down stop)
(Adrian Peterson’s postgame interview with WestwoodOne sideline reporter Laura Okmin)
(Postgame recap from Ian Eagle and Trent Green)