According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Vikings want Adrian Peterson to retire "as a valued member of the organization."
Vikings placed RB Adrian Peterson (meniscus surgery) on injured reserve.
Adrian Peterson underwent surgery to repair his torn meniscus Thursday morning.
ESPN's Josina Anderson reports Adrian Peterson will undergo surgery to repair his torn meniscus on Thursday and will be out a "minimum" of 3-4 months.
ESPN's Ed Werder reports the Vikings are preparing as if Adrian Peterson (knee) will miss Week 3 against the Panthers.
The timetable for Adrian Peterson's return from a torn meniscus will depend on the severity of the injury and how the doctors choose to treat it.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer announced that Adrian Peterson has been diagnosed with a torn meniscus.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer did not sound terribly concerned about Adrian Peterson's knee in the post-game press conference.
A source told Bleacher Report's Jason Cole that Adrian Peterson has some ligament damage in his right knee.
Adrian Peterson was forced from Sunday night's Week 2 game against the Packers with a right knee injury.
Adrian Peterson is listed on the Week 2 injury report with an ankle issue, but is practicing in full.
Adrian Peterson rushed 19 times for 31 yards in the Vikings' Week 1 win over the Titans.
The Vikings may be forced to re-work Adrian Peterson's contract after trading for Sam Bradford on Saturday.
Adrian Peterson will sit out the Vikings' final two preseason games.