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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is not shy about expressing his desire to break Eric Dickerson’s NFL single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards. While AP was pleased that he helped his team reach that playoffs last season, he openly admits falling just nine yards short of the record stung. “I look back on that […]
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After Adrian Peterson fell painfully short of Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record in 2012, he vowed to eclipse the mark -- and then some -- in 2013.
With five days until the season begins, the Vikings' All-World running back isn't relenting.
In a sit-down with ESPN's Bob Holtzman, Peterson expressed confidence that he'll break the single-season rushing...
The calendar has finally turned to November, and that of course means EVERYONE SHUT UP, FOOTBALL IS ON. Or, it's almost on. It's only the first week of September. But that first week does mean we are one step closer to the opening of the regular season, and with that, the Vikings have finalized their 53-man roster for the year. In essence, this final 53 is the group of guys...
When Adrian Peterson was making his run at Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record last December the former Rams running back was complimentary of Peterson but not necessarily supportive of his pursuit. Dickerson said he didn't want Peterson to break the record and though he didn't watch much of the Vikings' final game against the Green Bay Packers he caught...
The Vikings announced 7 signings to the 2013 practice squad. No real surprises, each of these guys were expected to most likely find themselves on the PS after their release.
RB Joe Banyard
G Travis Bond
DT Everett Dawkins
TE Chase Ford
T Kevin Murphy
WR Rodney Smith
WR Adam Thielen
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The Minnesota Vikings brought back two 2013 draft picks they released on Saturday as part of the 8-man practice squad.Minnesota announced its practice squad Sunday following Saturday's cuts to reach the 53-man roster limit. Each of the eight players on the Vikings practice squad were part of the team's final cuts.Included on the practice squad are offensive lineman Travis...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- J'Marcus Webb had spent his first day in Minnesota Vikings' purple on Monday and praised the unexpectedly cool early September weather and the organization that is giving him another chance in the NFL.
After three somewhat tumultuous seasons with the Chicago Bears, Webb has his eyes on the future and the opportunity with Minnesota after the Vikings...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Leslie Frazier has always been able to count on one player in his secondary since he became the Minnesota Vikings' defensive coordinator in 2007.Antoine Winfield was the one constant in a seemingly never-ending saga of injuries and absences at the position. Now that Winfield, who signed with the Seattle Seahawks in the offseason after being released by...
Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he would welcome the chance to work with cornerback Antoine Winfield again.
Winfield retired last weekend after he was cut by the Seattle Seahawks. Winfield spent nine seasons in Minnesota before he was abruptly cut this offseason in a cost-saving move. The Vikings tried to bring him back at a reduced salary, but Winfield signed with the...
Marcus Sherels has never been the first option, but he is an option the Vikings keep choosing. He is a roster survivor in the sometimes cruel and business-first world of the NFL.
The Minnesota Vikings started reshaping the bottom of their roster Sunday after the setting their initial 53-man roster on Saturday.Following the league-wide cuts on Saturday, Minnesota claimed former Chicago Bears offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb. Webb has started every game the past two seasons and 44 of his 46 games in his three-year career.But Webb was much maligned in Chicago...
Sharrif Floyd didn’t play the last two preseason games because of his own injury, so would the Vikings consider him to start in the first regular-season game of his career? See what he and Leslie Frazier had to say on the matter. Plus, who will be Jerome Felton’s replacement?