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Players try to explain the offensive letdown

Adrian Peterson (US Presswire)

The Vikings were busy trying to explain why their offense turned so ineffective in the second half of Sunday's loss. Adrian Peterson, Visanthe Shiancoe and John Sullivan all weighed in on the subject.

The statistics say the Vikings offense has a long way to go, but the players aren't backing the sentiment. The Vikings were playing the top-rated defense and offense from 2010 when they lost to the San Diego Chargers Sunday, but the statistics showed a more lopsided game than the 24-17 score. The Chargers had 31 first downs to the Vikings' 10, and 21 of those came from their passing game while...

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