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Roundup: Vikings gain win, spot in playoffs

Adrian Peterson picked up the Minnesota Vikings and gave them a ride to the playoffs, where the first stop on this improbable journey is, yes, Green Bay.

Peterson came up 9 yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season record, but he still powered the Vikings past the Packers, 37-34, Sunday with 199 yards to set up a rematch next weekend in a first-round playoff game.

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