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Adrian Peterson says he can accept the fact that when you’re an NFL running back and your name is listed on the injury report, teams are going to take shots at your injury. But even accepting that, Peterson thinks the Saints went too far on Sunday. After the Vikings’ loss to New Orleans, Peterson said…
BEST OF MAXIM
For the second week in a row, an opposing player has publicly called out the Saints for their … ahem … physical style of play.
Per the Associated Press, Vikings runningback Adrian Peterson feels the Saints were purposely attempting to re-injure his left ankle, which caused him to miss the last three games, during Minnesota’s 42-20 loss on Sunday.
Even though Peterson anticipated...
The recent history between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints has forever changed the two franchises since they met in the NFC Championship game on Jan. 24, 2010.
New Orleans' 31-28 overtime victory propelled them to a win in the Super Bowl. The two teams met again in the season opener of the 2010 season with the Saints winning 14-9, the first loss in a season that...
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Adrian Peterson was the No. 1 overall in many NFL Fantasy Football League Drafts this season. That comes as no great surprise, as he is still considered the most talented running back in the game today, even with emerging stars such as Lesean McCoy, Ray Rice and Arian Foster. While those three have proven to be better fantasy football running backs this season, it was...
Minnesota Vikings stud running back Adrian Peterson claims that the New Orleans Saints were purposely targeting his injured left ankle during Sunday's game.
In fact, Peterson pointed the finger at Jabari Greer, noting that the Saints cornerback twisted his ankle at the bottom of a pile in the 42-20 loss.
"I came into the game kind of expecting that coming back from a high...
Adrian Peterson only got ten carries against the Saints on Sunday. In one sense, that’s a surprising number because he’s Minnesota’s best player. Then again, the Vikings fell far behind in the second quarter and had to play catch up. Peterson didn’t know what to say after. “I don’t know how to explain [getting] 10…
Adrian Peterson wasn’t happy with getting only 10 carries and he wasn’t happy with the effort in the Vikings’ 42-20 loss. He also left feeling that the Saints were doing some extra work on his ankle.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he thinks
the New Orleans Saints were purposely trying to injure his sprained
left ankle in their game on Sunday.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he thinks the New Orleans Saints were purposely trying to injure his sprained left ankle in their game on Sunday.
Adrian Peterson is active for the Minnesota Vikings in their game against the New Orleans Saints, who are missing running back Mark Ingram for the second straight week with turf toe. Peterson returns to the lineup after missing three straight games with a sprained left ankle. He was listed as probable on Friday, as was rookie quarterback Christian Ponder, who is starting after being...
Adrian Peterson is active for the Minnesota Vikings in their game against the New Orleans Saints, who are missing running back Mark Ingram for the second straight week with turf toe.
New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma says the Saints never try "to maliciously hurt
anyone," but grabbing powerful, agile running backs like the Vikings' Adrian Peterson around
their ankles is sometimes the best way to tackle them.
Adrian Peterson will return as Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints defense comes to town to challenge the 2-11 Vikings.