6:27 PM EDT, Sun August 02, 2015

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Peterson in pads, buying a Super Bowl ring and don't call him 'Hank'

On most mornings, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED – Vikings backup quarterback Shaun Hill has made a name for himself. And it ain’t “Hank.” – Slot duty calls for receiver Jarius Wright now that Greg Jennings is gone. – Back in pads for the first time in a long, long, looong time, running back Adrian Peterson sought people to hit, even though they’re not allowed to hit him. AROUND THE NFC NORTH – Barring injury, the Packers are looking at the possibility of having the same five offensive linemen start in back-to-back seasons...

Wright ready for bigger role in the slot

With Greg Jennings running routes elsewhere and speedy deep threat Mike Wallace having replaced him on the roster, the Vikings will be looking for someone to take over for Jennings in the slot in their three-wide sets. The frontrunner is Jarius Wright, who made some plays out of the slot last season. He has been the slot guy with the first team since the spring. “I do think I’ll get a chance to play in the slot more this year,” Wright said. “Greg Jennings was in the slot last year and we don’t have him anymore. Mike Wallace, I’m not going to call him just an outside receiver, but...

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