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Notebook: Asiata makes most of opportunities

Matt Asiata (Brace Hemmelgarn/USA TODAY)

Matt Asiata had his first 100-yard rushing game filling in for Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart. It wasn't all good for Asiata, however, and he talked about the highs and the lows. Plus, two dozen notes that help tell the tale of the win in the regular-season finale.

When fans look back at the history of the franchise during the Metrodome years, Matt Asiata's name won't be one that comes immediately to mind, but in the final two games the Vikings played at the stadium, Asiata etched his name in the books as a key contributor. In the second-to-last Dome game, Asiata ran for three touchdowns. In the final game Sunday, he ran 14 times for 115 yards, including... Recommended Stories