Tom E. is live in Minnesota and gives his take on the Peterson situation and what the scene is like there - multiple fans with Peterson jerseys and more. He gets into the X's and O's and what the Pats need to do today to get in the win column. Tom is not a big fan of making Thompkins inactive today in favor of Dobson.

[0:00:33] ... net's always -- he Carter was in Minnesota. TEC. Your thoughts on Adrian Peterson and one has gone on the past few days before we actually get to this game but. What do you think the ...
[0:01:44] ... from guys were at the stadium saying that there are a lot Adrian Peterson jerseys there was just a photo of someone -- Within Adrian Peterson Jersey during a switch. -- what what's the feeling out there amongst the fan base. I think it's important always to not ...
[0:07:34] ... sure -- -- target. I absolutely agree especially with the absence of Adrian Peterson. That. Diminishes the number of office of threats you have to worry about agree Rudolph is is a very very good -- ...
[0:08:13] ... it mature than his -- pastor -- to reason with. A book Norv Turner. Briefly McConnell. Probably what half hour ago and I eat you know what we -- all pre season. Without major computer. Doesn't change admitting that -- I mean obviously. -- play your basic critical appreciate. A lot on her way to game we're ready to go so that the Minnesota Vikings. Because of the fact that they have a veteran offensive coordinator turner -- bureaucracy. A lot of panic. From there -- sense given that. We will be able to move. Into something without acting mayor -- Christ. Tom on the other side of the ball we heard a lot this week about how Mike Zimmer is going to be able to bring his template for beating Tom Brady from Cincinnati to Minnesota. Did we make too much of that given affected yet some pretty exemplary personnel when he was with ...






Kembrell Thompkins is listed on the list of inactives for the Pats heading into the 1pm matchup with Minnesota. That means Dobson is active. This catches the guys off guard and they discuss why this is the case. They also get into the Greg Hardy incident and the fact that Carolina has decided to make him inactive today.

[0:00:48] ... Detroit Carolina another surprise break party. He has been deactivated by the Carolina Panthers. Discuss that a little bit more the final hour of NFL but again we'll start at quarterback today. -- Carolina the biggest ...
[0:03:52] ... they're going forward he is one of those guys who. Has earned Tom Brady's trust that is at a relatively good job getting acclimated to -- toward younger receivers but I think right now. You're looking ...
[0:04:31] ... try to find its way that if if this is one of Tom Brady's trusted targets does that make sense to sit him down tonight. Well bill dobbs a little bit bigger receiver. And Tompkins maybe ...
[0:14:08] ... its patent. A little underplayed. Based on obviously the latest with -- Adrian Peterson in the Ray Rice story. He was found guilty. By a district judge in July of assaulting and threatening to kill -- ...






Christian calls the NFL Sunday crew to discuss the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson debacles and how he is embarrassed to be associated with the league right now. He talks about the Pats' issues last week and how they can improve.

A logjam at wide receiver combined with the healthy return of Aaron Dobson has landed Kenbrell Thompkins on the inactive list for the Patriots’ Week 2 contest against the Vikings.

Also inactive for the Patriots Sunday are cornerback Alfonzo Dennard, Michael Buchanan, Jamie Collins, Zach Moore, Ryan Wendell and running back James White.

Alfonzo Dennard

Alfonzo Dennard

A logjam at wide receiver combined with the healthy return of Aaron Dobson has landed Kenbrell Thompkins on the inactive list for the Patriots’ Week 2 contest against the Vikings.

Also inactive for the Patriots Sunday are cornerback Alfonzo Dennard, Michael Buchanan, Jamie Collins, Zach Moore, Ryan Wendell and running back James White.

Buchanan (ankle), Collins (thigh) and Wendell (knee) were all ruled out Saturday night for various injuries.

Trainers were spotted looking at Dennard’s shoulder pregame Sunday in Minnesota, and that combined with the fact that he was having trouble finishing tackles in the second half against Miami is an indication of a possible injury issue, though Dennard was not listed on the Patriots’ injury report this week.

Dennard recorded his first interception of the season last week in the first half of the season opener against the Dolphins.

Sunday’s inactives mean defensive lineman Chris Jones, wide receiver Aaron Dobson and offensive lineman Bryan Stork are in line to make their season debuts.

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Mike Petraglia
Pete gives the guys a call and gives his take on all the major fantasy football issues heading in to Week 2.
The Vikings are a team that seem to relatively unknown with a new coach and scheme. The boys discuss the Minnesota defense and if they can bring it like the Dolphins did to the Pats last week. They discus what weapons they have on offense as well.
The guys discuss the issues the offensive line had last week, how they can possibly correct those issues and if the loss of Mankins has really hurt them. They also touch on the absence of Amendola and Dobson, 2 guys Brady could really use.
Greg, Steve and Chris discuss what went wrong for the Pats last week and why they struggled so much in the second half against the Dolphins.
Ben Goessling covers the Vikings for ESPN and calls the boys to give his insight on the Peterson situation, the perception of Peterson in Minnesota and how the Vikings as an organization handled it. He discusses Minnesota preparing for life after Peterson. Also, what will the Vikings gameplan look like today minus Adrian - a lot of Cordarrelle Patterson.