Found November 21, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
In an exclusive interview with FOX Sports, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson made some comments in light of the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin bullying controversy that continues to swirl around the Miami Dolphins that sheds some light on NFL culture, in particular what goes on behind closed doors in locker rooms. Peterson said that when […]The post Adrian Peterson: ‘People say crazier things than just the n-word’ in NFL locker rooms appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

Week 12 Fantasy Football Weekend Injury Report: Adrian Peterson (Q)

The Skinny: Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson continues to be limited by a strained groin muscle that significantly hampered him last week against the Seattle Seahawks. Peterson suffered the injury two weeks ago and has been limited since that time. Peterson returned to a light practice on Friday for the first time this week, which is where the questionable tag came from. The...

Richie Incognito’s hearing has been postponed to a later date

Richie Incognito was supposed to meet with investigators, but that meeting has been postponed to a later date. “The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have agreed to postpone his grievance hearing during his ongoing suspension,” the team said in a statement. “Richie is cooperating fully with the NFL investigation and will meet with Ted Wells.” Incognito loses […]

Did Incognito's Run Of Words Extend To Staff...???

((HT: WSVN-TV)) NFL investigator Ted Wells had his first day on the Miami Dolphins campus today trying to get answers in the Richie Incognito situation... Wells has started interviewing players and should do so for the next two days or so... The National Football Post is reporting that Incognito and another Dolphins player mocked a Dolphins staffer and his ethnic wardrobe...

Incognito agrees to postpone hearing until NFL completes probe

Richie Incognito has agreed to postpone his grievance hearing challenging his suspension by the Miami Dolphins until the NFL completes its investigation into the team's bullying scandal. The hearing had been scheduled for Thursday. In a statement, Incognito said he will cooperate fully in the investigation with a goal of resuming his career with the Dolphins. He said he hoped...

Reports: Dolphins G Richie Incognito meets with NFL investigator

Suspended Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito met with NFL special investigator Ted Wells for a second consecutive day Friday to discuss the team's bullying scandal, multiple media outlets reported. WTVJ-TV in South Florida videotaped Incognito arriving at the Dolphins' complex for the meeting accompanied by four other people, including the team's security chief. ...

Adrian Peterson thinks that the league is babying QBs

There has been a lot of talk about the league protecting QBs too much. Adrian Peterson would apparently agree with this assessment. “You think about Drew Brees and the hit he took (against the 49ers). I love Drew Brees. He’s one of my favorite guys to watch, but that hit he took wasn’t a penalty,” Peterson said to “So they kind of baby the quarterbacks, but...

Adrian Peterson says he'll play, but Erin Henderson out for Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson has said hewill be in the lineup for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but the team will bewithout middle linebacker Erin Henderson and possibly defensive end BrianRobison.Peterson returned to practice Friday for Minnesota, but he'slisted as questionable for Sunday's game at Green Bay with an injured groin.Coach Leslie Frazier said Erin...

Mike Pouncey watched last week’s Dolphins game with Richie Incognito

Dolphins center Mike Pouncey decided to watch last week’s game with his good friend and teammate Richie Incognito last week since he was ruled out with an injury. “Me and him watched the game together at my house,” Pouncey explained after Wednesday’s practice. “He’s doing really good. He’s in good spirits. He wants to get back on this football team and wants to get...

Adrian Peterson Practices Friday

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (groin) practiced Friday and said he plans to play Sunday at Green Bay. SOURCE: Chris Tomasson, St. Paul Pioneer PressFantasy Spin:Peterson is listed as questionable for the game and the team has been noncommittal about his status, but we believe Peterson when he says he'll play.

Dolphins' final six games will provide long-term answers

The Miami Dolphins season has been a roller coaster thus far. From the 3-0 start, to the four game losing streak that followed. The skid that was snapped with a thrilling overtime win against the Bengals only to return to the loss column in deflating fashion the next week against the then winless Buccaneers. On top of everything that has happened on the field, the team was also faced...

Frazier is "cautiously optimistic" Adrian Peterson can play Sunday

Backup running back Toby Gerhart remembered earlier this week what it was like to get hit a lot on a Sunday. Stay tuned to see if he will experience the feeling again early next week. Vikings star Adrian Peterson is battling a groin strain. Coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday he is "cautiously optimistic'' Peterson will play Sunday at Green Bay, which means the understudy...

5 things: Vikings might be catching ailing Packers at right time

The Minnesota Vikings, led by their MVP running back Adrian Peterson, contend this season is not lost even at 2-8, four games out of a playoff spot with six games remaining and last in the NFC North. Minnesota can lend some credence to the belief on Sunday. The Vikings go on the road and face the Green Bay Packers, themselves reeling from three straight losses. Here are five things...

Jared Allen hopes to retire as a Viking and earn a SB ring

Jared Allen hopes to retire as a Minnesota Viking someday.  But he also wants to win a Super Bowl. “To be real honest, I’m going to have to look at the situation of the team,” Allen, the veteran defensive end whose contract expires in March, told USA TODAY Sports. “If I continue to play, you want to try to win a championship at some point. Personal accolades can only go...

Adrian Peterson Says He Isn’t Bothered When Teammates Use ‘N-Word,’ Claims Crazier Things Are Said in Locker Rooms

The general culture inside NFL locker rooms has come under fire in recent weeks, including some of the language used amongst players. Richie Incognito‘s use of the “N-word” in messages to teammate Jonathan Martin sparked a major discussion on the topic. While some seem to think it’s a big problem across the league, Adrian Peterson has apparently seen worse, according to...

Vikings missing playmakers in practice

The Vikings were missing some of their best players on offense Wednesday because of injuries, including Adrian Peterson, Greg Jennings and Kyle Rudolph.
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