Despite Adrian Peterson's want to play this Sunday for the season finale and last game in the Metrodome, the Vikings have decided to bench him. According to Adam Schefter, Adrian Peterson has now been downgraded from doubtful to out.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson downgraded to out for Sunday's game vs. Lions.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 28, 2013
This is probably the smartest move to make. Better safe than sorry.