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Being arguably the best football player on the planet certainly has its benefits. Fame, fortune, accolades, adulation, you name it. No one is going to deny that it’s a pretty good gig. But it certainly can have its minor, yet irritating, drawbacks, especially in this day and age. Just ask Minnesota Vikings running back and […]The post Adrian Peterson says dealing with fantasy football owners is ‘a headache’ appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett comes down with the game winning touchdown reception in week two. (Photo: Jerry Lai, USA TODAY Sports)
The Minnesota Vikings have begun the 2013 season at a startling 0-2 on the hands of the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears. The team lost in week two to the Bears 31-30 on a late touchdown pass from Jay Cutler to Martellus Bennett.
It was a...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson has had plenty of big, memorable runs during his seven-year career with the Minnesota Vikings.
Peterson went 78 yards for a touchdown on his first carry this season. He has two career runs of at least 80 yards. His first career carry went for 13 yards. He set the single-game rushing record of 296 yards in his rookie season. He's run over...
NFL running back Adrian Peterson has teamed with Driven Apps to release a new fitness and sports training app for aspiring athletes. This is the third time that Driven has paired with a professional athlete to release a branded app; earlier this year, the company produced apps with NBA star Dwayne Wade and pro golfer […]
Adrian Peterson is on record as saying rushing for 100 yards per game is "so easy."
Fantasy football? Not so much.
The Vikings' All-World running back told USA Today's For The Win that being the consensus top NFL fantasy player is a "headache."
“I don’t wanna say it’s so worksome, but it gets worksome,” Peterson said. “You’ve got so many...
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was the seventh-overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft taken four spots after the Browns selected their left tackle of the future Joe Thomas one of the few bright spots on a Cleveland team that has averaged 4.6 wins a year from 2008-2012.
On Wednesday Peterson speaking with the media ahead of Sunday's Browns-Vikings game was asked about the Browns...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had a spectacular 2012 season to say the least, but what fans forget is that it started off kinda slow after his initial return to the field following surgery on his torn ACL. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is in the same boat this year - a slow, nothing to write home about post-ACL surgery start, but Peterson...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been listed as probable for Monday's night game against the New York Giants after missing some practice time this week because of tightness in his hamstring.
Peterson took part in the workout Saturday, and coach Leslie Frazier said there should be no problem with Peterson playing.
Left tackle Matt Kalil missed practice for...
Minnesota Vikings runningback Adrian Peterson is now the standard to which all who are returning from major knee surgery are compared, the All-Pro back took a moment Thursday to offer his take on how well Robert Griffin III is doing. The Washington Redskins quarterback, who underwent major knee surgery in January, may have struggled in [...]
After a 10-6 finish that earned them a trip to the playoffs last season, the Minnesota Vikings had reason to hope for at least the possibility of a repeat performance in 2013, didn’t they? In one of the NFL’s toughest divisions in which three teams ended the season with 10 or more wins, a second-place finish accompanied by a ticket to wild card weekend is nothing to
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he was hesitant running the ball Sunday in a 31-30 loss to the Chicago Bears. “Yeah, I was just able to confirm that I was hesitant on some [runs],” Peterson
Week 2 of the 2013 NFL Season is in the books. And, the reigning MVP of the NFL—Adrian Peterson– opened up the season for the Minnesota Vikings with sheer explosiveness. With a 78-yard carry for a touchdown, Peterson quickly made a case as to why he deserves to be considered the best player in the NFL. In fact, Peterson’s greatness is so apparent that he has—thus far— singlehandedly...
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The Vikings are facing a stingy Browns defense set on limiting Adrian Peterson. Cleveland has one of the league’s best run defenses and the Vikings likely will be missing Rhett Ellison along with Jerome Felton.
Talk about having the wind sucked out of the sails. Week three for the Cleveland Browns was supposed to be a promising one with the return of Josh Gordon from a two-game suspension. Now, following the trade of Trent Richardson, it marks the beginning of a slow death march towards the NFL Draft.
Despite losing arguably one of their most explosive players on offense and not having...