The Vikings host the San Diego Chargers in what's considered a dress rehearsal for the regular season.  The starters are expected to play into the 3rd quarter including quarterback Christian Ponder.  Head coach Leslie Frazier says he'll limit the touches for running back Toby Gerhart because he'll be needed when the regular season starts against Jacksonville.

Running back Adrian Peterson will suit for the Vikings tonight but will not play.  Frazier says Peterson will get some contact in practice next week and is still targeting the regular season opener against Jacksonville for his return.  Peterson is recovering from a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee.

Kickoff tonight at 7pm against the Chargers, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 5:00.