Found February 05, 2013 on
Purple Jesus Diaries:
Adrian Peterson is your 2012 NFL MVP, and dammit, I couldn't be prouder.
You want to talk about how silly being a fan of the NFL (or anything, for that matter) is? As I sat and watched Peterson's acceptance speech for the MVP award, I felt proud. I felt like the guy really deserved it, and I was really happy to see him win it, give a speech, smile, thank his dad, mom, God, LESLIE FRAZIER, whoever else. I mean, he didn't say he thanked me BY NAME, but I know he did. I could feel it. I was proud.
And why? I didn't do anything. I didn't even go to a regular season game to support him this year. I'm a horrible fan. I deserve the opposite of credit. Blame? I deserve blame for him winning MVP, somehow? That would make more sense than my proud feelings I felt with my heart-thing. I don't even know how to use that anymore. And yet here we are.
Doesn't matter though. Cities would have burned if Peterson didn't win that award. No one has deserve...
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Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier indicated today that wide receiver Percy Harvin’s future in Minnesota remains up in the air.
“We definitely had to talk just in general about a lot of things,” Frazier said in an interview with 1500 ESPN’s “Judd & Dubay” show. “We had a good conversation. We talked, and it was good conversation. So, hopefully, everything will...
Adrian Peterson got his very first NFL MVP award. The Minnesota running back edged out the Broncos Peyton Manning and he certainly deserved the award after the season he had. When Peterson took to the microphone to give a little acceptance speech, he said his goal is not to be there next year. He said his goal was to have his teammates and coaches at the Super Bowl in 2014 even though...
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin has been medically cleared by the team after suffering a damaging ankle sprain during the NFL regular season. Head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters, “It went well. He’s fine. He’s cleared. All the medical was good,” when asked about Harvin’s condition.
While medically cleared to participate in offseason workouts with the team...
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters on Tuesday that WR Percy Harvin‘s future with the team “remains up in the air.“
“We definitely had to talk just in general about a lot of things,” Frazier said, per Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twin Cities. “We had a good conversation. We talked, and it was good conversation. So, hopefully, everything will work out.”
This past Saturday the NFL Honors took place in New Orleans, the ceremony salutes the best players and plays of the 2012-2013 NFL season.Take a look at the fashion from the evening, as some of the NFL brightest stars came out to impress in their stylish wardrobes.Whose attire was your favorite ??
Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson was the biggest winner of the night, taking home three...
Jasper Brinkley completed his first year as a starter and is scheduled for free agency. What will the Vikings do with him and what did coordinator Alan Williams think of Brinkley’s season?
Tonight was all about the Super Bowl. What happened before the lights went out, what happened during the blackout and what resulted after. We also talked about the coverage and the commercials!
Thanks to Minnesota Vikings’ kicker Blair Walsh. Walsh was inside the Superdome for the game and he proved to be an All-Pro guest as well as an All-Pro kicker!
Next up was Barry Barnes of...
And it couldn’t go to a better person!
Adrian Peterson called it a blessing in disguise.
Strange way to describe a career-threatening major knee surgery.
The Minnesota Vikings’ star came back better than ever, just missing Eric Dickerson’s longstanding rushing record and closing out the season with two of the top NFL awards from The Associated Press: Most Valuable Player...
Vikings center John Sullivan reportedly had microfracture surgery on his left knee last week, but he is expected to be ready for training camp.
Mr. Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers made a surprise make-up handshake at the NFL honor awards. Well done NFL! That was genius and must watch TV!
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Obviously it was 99.9% scripted. But of course the actual words don’t tell the story it’s the body language and everything else that creates the story.
Let’s get to it.
The first :12 seconds...
The NFL handed out it’s 2012 season awards on Saturday in New Orleans at the second annual “NFL Honors” hosted by actor Alec Baldwin. Vikings RB Adrian Peterson won MVP, Broncos QB Peyton Manning won Comeback Player of the Year, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III won offensive rookie of the year and Texans JJ Watt wins defensive rookie player of the year.
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