Peterson's legacy threatened by losing

The first four years of Adrian Peterson's career are similar to Barry Sanders' start in Detroit. Can the Vikings build around Peterson better than the Lions did around Sanders to promote winning?

It was moments after his Minnesota Vikings' record dropped to 0-4 Sunday against the lowly and formerly winless Kansas City Chiefs. Adrian Peterson buttoned up a shirt with cuffs monogrammed with his nickname, "AD." He tightened a paisley tie, then turned to a half moon of media surrounding him. They all wanted to know why Peterson's talented team seemed well on the way to its second season in a row out of the playoff hunt.


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