Found September 15, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
Tweet     The Minnesota Vikings are making a habit of turning in big plays early in the game so far this season. Last week it was All-World running back Adrian Peterson taking it to the house from 78 yards out on his first carry of the season and the team’s first play from scrimmage. […]

Vikings plan to get Cordarrelle Patterson more involved in offense

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Cordarrelle Patterson opened the Minnesota Vikings road game Sunday with a franchise record-tying 105 yard kickoff return for a touchdown. Patterson was on the field for 10 more plays the rest of the game. After the Vikings lost 31-30 at Chicago, the team's use of Patterson, the talented rookie it gambled big on in the draft by trading four picks to move...

Cordarrelle Patterson took the opening kickoff 105-yards to the house

I’m guessing this is what the Minnesota Vikings envisioned when they took Cordarrelle Patterson with the No. 29 pick in last year’s NFL draft. Patterson took the opening kickoff 105-yards to the house Sunday against the Chicago Bears.

Adrian Peterson races reporter on tiny bike with training wheels

TSN personality Cabbie Richards was on-hand during an appearance by Minnesota Vikings running back and reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson at a football camp held in Dallas, Texas. In a video posted to YouTube last Friday by TSN, Richards and Peterson engage in a race on kiddie-sized bicycles. Kiddie-sized bicycles with training wheels, even. Who […]The post Adrian Peterson races...

Minnesota Vikings: @ Chicago Bears preview

The (0-1) Minnesota Vikings head to the “Windy City” to take on the (1-0) Chicago Bears in week two action. The Vikings looked like a team with no wins in their week one defeat against the Detroit Lions. They were outscored in the second half 21-10, making the final score, 34-24. The Chicago Bears won their first ball game against the Cincinnati Bengals, 24-21. They look to continue...

Adrian Peterson: “It’s so easy to get 100″ yards in one game

  Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been averaging 106 yards per game over the past six meeting with the Bears at Solider Field. Peterson told 1500 ESPN that it’s very easy for him to gain 100 in a single game. “Every time I don’t get 100 [yards], I think ‘wow,’” Peterson said. “Because it’s so easy to get 100.” Peterson only had 93 yards rushing during...

Adrian Peterson: 100-yard games are easy

It is hard to argue against Adrian Peterson as the best running back in the entire NFL. After all, coming off of knee surgery, he put together a 2,000 yard season, in a day and age where running the ball…Read more →

Notebook: Peterson’s final carry hurt most

Adrian Peterson went over 9,000 career yards and had 100 for the game, but it was a no-gainer that hurt the Vikings. Plus, get nearly 20 notes that help tell the tale of the game.

Adrian Peterson: 100-yard rushing games are ‘so easy’

Adrian Peterson is looking to bounce back this week against the Chicago Bears.  But the Minnesota Vikings are just 1-5 at Soldier Field. Peterson opened the game last week against Detroit with a 78-yard touchdown run, but finished the

Five things: Vikings must reverse their recent curse in Chicago

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --The Minnesota Vikings are trying to avoid an 0-2 start to the season, faced with the difficulty of playing the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Minnesota knows all about the tough nature of winning in Chicago. All of the trends are against the Vikings heading into Sunday. Minnesota will be trying to solve its Soldier Field woes. "Honestly, if anyone can...

Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears: 2013 Week 2 NFL Pick

Minnesota Vikings (0-1) at Chicago Bears (1-0) The Vikings were one of the teams I predicted a big win change for. Part of the reason for this is the Vikings went from 3 wins to 10 last season. Ordinarily, we can expect teams that have big win changes to have an opposite change of about half the following season, so a 7 win increase is, on average, followed by a 3.5 win increase...

Week Two NFL Game Preview : Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears

The Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears will meet for the 105th time ever on Sunday. The Vikings lead the all-time series 53-49-2. The Bears are 5-0 against the Vikings at Soldier Field dating back to 2008. The last Minnesota win in Chicago came on Oct. 14, 2007, when a then rookie running back Adrian Peterson bullied the Bears for 362 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns. The...
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