Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings will try to cement their status as the NFL's biggest surprise of 2012 when they take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on NFL Network. Start your evening with "Thursday Night Kickoff" at 6 p.m.
Here's what else is on tap for Thursday:
» Get a head start on all of the latest football buzz with "NFL AM" at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network. Today, Albert Breer reports live from London, where the New England Patriots and the St. Louis Rams are getting ready for their Sunday showdown at Wembley Stadium.
» Elliot Harrison offers his picks for all the Week 8 games.
» Find out how your team would fare if the season ended today with the updated Playoff Picture.
» NFL.com's Michael Fabiano tells fantasy owners who to start and sit in Week 8.
» Happy birthday to San Diego Chargers tight end Dante Rosario, who turns 28 on Thursday.
» It's not too late to start a fantasy football team on NFL.com.
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