SB Nation's Eric J. Thompson writes that when the Minnesota Vikings cut Ronnie Hillman, it left the team with only two healthy running backs —Jerick McKinnon and Matt Asiata.

Does that mean that a certain Oklahoma Sooner is about to return to action?

"It’s only pure speculation at this point, but this may signal that Adrian Peterson might be ready to return to the team sooner rather than later," Thompson writes. "He is already eligible to be recalled from Injured Reserve.