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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Adrian Peterson has fielded thousands of questions from the media in his six NFL seasons, but on Wednesday, the Vikings star running back was asked one he's never heard before: "How would you try to tackle Adrian Peterson?"
When the question came up in his conference call with Wisconsin media four days before a NFC North divisional showdown with...
In a new NFL era of pass-heavy offenses and running back-by-committee, there are those who believe Emmitt Smith's career rushing record will never be broken.
Adrian Peterson isn't among them.
The Minnesota Vikings star rusher is undaunted by what it would take for him to reach Smith's mark of 18,355 yards. Even though he would have to maintain his career average of...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is fifth overall in Pro Bowl balloting in the most recent numbers released by the league Wednesday.
Peterson, who leads the league in rushing with 1,236 yards, has 484,227 votes, trailing Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (586,523 votes), New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (534,020), Houston Texans...
It’s not often that a team with a winning record is deemed to be dead in the water, but it sure feels that way for the Minnesota Vikings after last week’s dismal performance against the red-hot Chicago Bears. Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall shredded the Vikings defense while Christian Ponder and the Vikings offense fell completely flat in an important NFC North game. Even with...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he missed the team bus to Soldier Field on Sunday because he overslept.
Peterson was about 20 minutes late to the stadium for the game against the Chicago Bears, then side-stepped questions after the game about the reason for it. Coach Leslie Frazier said it was "a big deal" that one of his...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed the bus to Soldier Field on Sunday. The star running back was roughly 20 minutes late to the stadium for the Vikings game last weekend against the Bears.
The reason Peterson was late to the stadium was unknown until Thursday when he announced that he overslept and slept through the wakeup call at his hotel.
Peterson called the...
Can Peterson Take Us to the Promised Land?
Is it worth it? When the Vikings go to Lambeau field this weekend to take on the Green Bay Packers for the first time this season, is it worth it to run him into the ground in what is increasingly becoming a lost season? I mean, chances are low that the team makes the playoffs this season. But if we do, it will most certainly be on the...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed the team bus that took the players from Chicago's JW Marriott to Soldier Field for their game against the Bears on Sunday. According to the NFL Network he was 30 minutes late to the stadium.
"Anytime one of your leaders is not where he's supposed to be, it's not good," coach Leslie Frazier said Monday...
Getting fined for a tackle last Sunday is not fine with Brian Urlacher. The Chicago Bears linebacker will appeal an NFL fine resulting from a stop on Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Urlacher brought down Peterson near the sideline in the fourth quarter with a horse-collar tackle that drew a 15-yard penalty in the Bears' 28-10 win. "Oh yes, for sure, appealing...
Week 13: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings
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Green Bay Packers
The Packers made some very alarming comments this week when they mentioned that they thought their hearts weren’t into the game. Wait, what? You’re professionals and your heart was not into a game against the team...
With the Vikings’ pass protection shaky at times, Geoff Schwartz was part of two of the team’s longest drives and got more snaps than Brandon Fusco. One drive in particular showed the struggles of the offensive line. Plus, Adrian Peterson is in elite Soldier Field history and other Vikings notes.