The Washington Post Sunday



Every week, the Redskins believe they finally will free up running back Adrian Peterson, who was such a key weapon earlier in the year. But over the past few weeks, the Redskins have found it challengin­g to get Peterson enough carries or to create holes for him to run through, meaning the team’s biggest weapon basically went unused. Peterson says he is healthy, that the foot and shoulder injuries that bothered him earlier in the season are not an issue. He simply isn’t getting the ball enough. Some of that is the rebuilt offensive line. Running him against the Jags is essential.

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