Found August 13, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he takes any accusations that he used performance-enhancing drugs as a compliment. “Seriously. Especially with the amount of work I put in,” Peterson said in an interview with USA Today 

Can Christian Ponder shoulder the weight of leadership?

The early returns from training camp indicated that Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was little improved from six weeks ago and was still making the basic mistakes that could cost the team a Super Bowl run.  As of late, Ponder seems to be quieting the critics somewhat, although he still makes basic errors from time to time.  Many national reporters and analysts have...

Minnesota Vikings beg Leslie Frazier to remove pads

Coach Leslie Frazier won’t be giving in anytime soon, the Minnesota Vikings will continue to practice in full pads. While teams like the Philadelphia Eagles haven’t been making contact all summer, the Vikings have gone 13 straight practices in full pads. Please click here to read this story.  The post Minnesota Vikings beg Leslie Frazier to remove pads appeared first on Players View.

Adrian Peterson Featured On Wheaties Cereal Box (Photo)

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson is not only seen as the consensus No. 1 player at his position, but some view him as the best overall player in the entire league right now. The NFL’s 2012 MVP and Comeback Player of the Year vaulted himself into the conversation of the greatest running backs in NFL history last year as he came just eight yards short of Eric...

Adrian Peterson says it’s a “compliment” to be accused of using HGH

In the past people have accused Vikings running back Adrian Peterson of using HGH.  Especially after his remarkable season in 2012 in which he rushed for over 2,000 yards. Peterson says it’s a compliment when people accuse him of taking performance enhancing drugs.  He looking forward to clearing his name when the NFL begins HGH testing this season. “Seriously. Especially with...

Adrian Peterson fulfills a longtime goal thanks to Wheaties

Adrian Peterson has accomplished a lot in his football career capping it off -- for now -- with last season's NFL MVP award. This week he added another honor he truly feels happy about by gracing the newest Wheaties cereal box. "Oh man being on the box the front cover of Wheaties man that's probably one of my greatest accomplishments" Peterson said at Minnesota...

VIDEO: Jennings gets a ribbing

Greg Jennings talked about the preseason opener, his first with the Vikings, including some ribbing from his new teammates (which is also on display during this interview), and getting to know Adrian Peterson.

Ponder adjusting to Jennings’ unique routes

Christian Ponder has a difficult task getting used to Greg Jenning’s unique route-running style. He and Leslie Frazier talked about what Jennings does differently, and the Vikings aren’t inclined to change what has been successful to this point.

First-team offense will get time in next two games to develop cohesiveness

Leslie Frazier wasn't breaking from his plan for the Minnesota Vikings' first-team offense in last week's first preseason game despite an early interception. Frazier stuck with the decision to only play the starters one series. Two plays and quarterback Christian Ponder and the starting offense sat down for the night. The next two games, knowing few starters will likely...

Greg Jennings: Ponder must ‘trust’ himself for Vikings to succeed

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings recognizes that if the team is going to be successful, quarterback Christian Ponder must learn to trust the players. When Jennings watches film of Ponder, he sees one major flaw – confidence. “I know he trusts himself, but at times, it’s like, ‘Ahh, I don’t know if he’s going to do it,’ 

VIDEO: Ponder, Frazier on WRs, more

Christian Ponder talked about Cordarrelle Patterson and Greg Jennings, and Leslie Frazier talked about Ponder and Patterson, too.

Adrian Peterson gets his own Wheaties box

Photo : Reuters Who better in the NFL than Vikings MVP running back Adrian Peterson to greet you every morning during breakfast?  Peterson promotes the ‘Breakfast of Champions’ on the cover of Wheaties cereal, and will be invading grocery stores and your kitchen next week.  Other NFL athletes on the cover of the popular brand are Emmit Smith, Michael Vick, Doug Flutie, Aaron...

Vikings taking it slow with rookies

The Vikings have three first-round rookies waiting to break into the starting lineup. How soon will that happen? We take a look, with insight from Leslie Frazier.

Vikings Training Camp Review, Preseason Week 2

The Minnesota Vikings wrapped up Week 2 of training camp this week as they prepared for their preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. Here's a look at five questions heading into the second preseason tilt.Is Ponder ready for Prime Time?QB Christian Ponder went 1 for 2 with an interception in the first preseason game against the Texans, but we'll get a longer look this week...

PJD's Preseason Game 1 Recap: Under the Friday Night Lights

Football Returned! But With a Shoulder Shrug: A hell yeah! Minnesota Vikings football returned Friday night! Who was ready for the most thrilling, exciting, mouth bashing, fist punching, exhilarating three hours of football your face flesh has ever had the privilege of exper ... What? This was only a preseason game? Against the Texans? And the Vikings lost it, 27-13? And Christian...

Minnesota Vikings 2013 NFL Season Preview

Introduction The Vikings won 10 games and made the playoffs last season, after winning just 3 the year prior. However, teams that have big win improvements like that tend to regress the following season, roughly about half of the win improvement. If the Vikings were to do that, that would put them at 6 or 7 wins and there’s reason to believe the Vikings will do something like that...
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