ATLANTA (AP) — Adrian Peterson ran for 158 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Matt Ryan threw two more interceptions, and the Minnesota Vikings beat the slumping Atlanta Falcons 20-10 on Sunday.

Bouncing back from a 30-13 loss to Green Bay, Minnesota (8-3) jumped ahead on Peterson’s 1-yard run in the opening quarter, and clinched it when he got loose on a 35-yard scamper down the sideline with 4:15 remaining in the game.

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Atlanta (6-5) has lost five of its past six, including four straight, and is in danger of becoming one of the few teams in NFL history to start 5-0 and miss the playoffs.

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Ryan was already facing plenty of scrutiny after throwing three interceptions the previous week against Indianapolis. He was picked off two more times by the Vikings, the second a crucial turnover in the end zone after an apparent go-ahead touchdown was wiped out by a penalty.

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