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According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, grieving Vikings halfback Adrian Peterson is expected to play Sunday against Carolina.Fantasy Spin:Peterson's 2-year-old son died Friday in South Dakota after he was allegedly assaulted by his mother's boyfriend. Players who have played with heavy hearts in the past have gone on to some incredible fantasy performances including Torrey Smith last season after his brother passed away and Brett Favre the night after his father died. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Peterson's family during this difficult time.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Only Adrian Peterson can know the emotions he was dealing with Sunday, playing an NFL game two days after hearing a 2-year-old son had died two days earlier.
Peterson faced reporters on Friday and said he was going to play Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings. The MVP running back never wavered. He was dealing with his grief in his own way.
"I was set on it,"...
Adrian Peterson would have been forgiven for sitting this one out.
Two days earlier, Peterson's 2-year-old son was killed in an alleged case of child abuse in Sioux Falls, S.D. The alleged assailant is in jail, and Peterson rushed to the hospital Thursday to see the child before vowing to play against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
Even after his Minnesota Vikings were thumped...
Adrian Peterson will most likely play Sunday against the Panthers with a heavy heart.
Pro Football TalkÂ via Stu Whitney is reporting that the Viking star is in South Dakota dealing with a tragic family situation involving a young family member.
I'm hearing that Vikings star Adrian Peterson is in Sioux Falls today due to very serious medical issue involving family member.
Adrian Peterson's intensely personal decision to play in Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers two days after the death of his 2-year-old son never was a question in Peterson's mind.
"I don't ask people to understand my mindset and how I think" Peterson said after the game. "Anything that's bad I try to take good from it. That's the way...
The man charged with killing Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son had a history of violence, according to the New York Daily News.The report details how Joseph Patterson, 27, was charged with aggravated assault and aggravated battery of an infant Friday morning before authorities received news that the 2-year-old young boy had died from his injuries...
The Vikings running back is dealing with a very tragic situation in Sioux Falls. According to several reports a young family member (reports say a 2 year old) was beaten by an adult and is in critical conditions. @stuwhitney: Adrian Peterson is still in Sioux Falls, dealing with medical issue involving young family member that [â€¦]
When dealing with the sports media and the information you sometimes seek, you have to be careful. Â With that being said this is simply a report and the details canâ€™t all be confirmed at this time.
TMZ is reporting that Adrian Petersonâ€™s two year old son is currently in critical condition in a South Dakota hospital, after he was allegedly severely beaten by the man dating the...
I have always been an Adrian Peterson fan, but after what he experienced yesterday, with his two year old child dying, it is hard not to root for him more. After the news broke, almost every football player, media person, and person with a heart sent out their condolences. For that, The Vikings back was [â€¦]
Minnesota Vikings superstar running back Adrian Peterson had a horrible week from hell as he lost one of his sons who was only two-years-old by the hands of Joseph Robert Patterson, 27, who has been charged with both, aggravated assault and aggravated battery. Patterson is the former boyfriend of the boys mother.
Peterson, who returned to the Vikings practice facility on Friday has...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is dealing with an unspeakable tragedy. As most of you know, Petersonâ€™s 2-year-old son was allegedly beaten to death earlier this week. Yet somehow, he has chosen to play against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Many have wondered how Peterson can possibly play this week given the emotions he [â€¦]
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said on Friday that he fully expects to play against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Peterson has been dealing with what sounds like a family tragedy over the past couple of days, as his 2-year-old son was reportedly beaten by the boyfriend of the childâ€™s mother and is in [â€¦]
Phil Mushnick is trolling again, and this time heâ€™s trying to hurt feelings.
Mushnick has a reputation for being a super troll, a guy that stirs the pot up on any subject and is allowed to freely state any opinion he wants courtesy of the New York Post.
InÂ his latest New York Post column,Â Mushnick essentially compares Peterson to Tiger Woods and Lance Armstrong in the way that...
As the final seconds ticked down, Cam Newton walked across the field to find Adrian Peterson and offered a warm embrace.
It was a moment of comfort for Peterson, who was playing two days after his 2-year-old son was killed in an alleged case of child abuse in South Dakota.
Newton also comforted some anxious Carolina Panthers fans on Sunday with a performance more fitting of the...
Outside of Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder, there are not many significant injuries for the Vikings. Peterson will start just two days after losing his son.Â
Christian Ponder will not start, but will be active even with a rib injury. He has essentially been benched for Matt Cassel, but we will see in coming weeks.
The rest of the injury report looks like this:
Peterson plans to play in the Vikings game this weekend amid news of losing his son in a deadly case of child abuse.
Horribly, ADRIAN PETERSONâ€™s 2-year old boy has passed away from injuries sustained in Wednesdayâ€™s abusive attack. As facts continue to unfold, Sioux Falls police have the perpetrator in custody: 27-year old Joseph Robert Patterson. Patterson has been charged...