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Injury Analysis: Peterson Likely to Miss Week 15

Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.

The reigning MVP will likely miss Minnesota's Week 15 game against the Eagles after suffering a mid-foot sprain in the team's loss to the Ravens. The mid-foot is made up of five tarsometatarsal joints, formed where the metatarsal bones of the foot join with the cuboid bone and the three cuneiform bones. The linchpin of these joints is the second joint, which is stabilized by a strong ligament known as Lisfranc's ligament.

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