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Many of the Minnesota Vikings will play the Wii game console as part of their rehabilitation from injuries. The Wii's success as a rehab tool has no better spokesman than MVP running back Adrian Peterson.Peterson, appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this week, touted the game's success in helping him recovering from surgery to repair two torn knee ligaments. Peterson famously recovered from surgery in speedy fashion, returning to game action less than a year out of surgery and shocked the NFL when he won the MVP award last season, running for 2,097 yards, the second-highest, single-season total in league history.Fallon, displaying a cover of the Madden football videogame series with Peterson on the cover, brought up the use of the Wii in helping Peterson."I was able to do different ski games maybe like a month after the surgery to help kind of stabilize the knee and put that pressure on there and try to rebuild those muscles and get more power and strength to thos...
BEST OF MAXIM
Football will always be a team sport. You could have a ten-time All-Pro tight end on your squad and still not make the Super Bowl. However, there are some individual players in the NFL that deserve a Super Bowl ring. It’s not their fault that their team is terrible. So why shouldn’t they be at least recognized that their time is running out and it’s now or never for them.
By all accounts, Cordarrelle Patterson was the most physically gifted receiver in this year's draft class. Such is the reason the Vikings traded up in the first round to snag the ex-Volunteer.
And they could soon have a megastar on their hands.
Former University of Tennessee receivers coach Charlie Baggett, who helped recruit Patterson, recently told the Minneapolis Star...
Former Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop said he ultimately decided to sign with the Vikings so he had the opportunity to play against Aaron Rodgers.
CAREFUL WITH CRUSTACEANS
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson experienced a frightening incident during last year's training camp when he had a severe allergic reaction to seafood.
TELL HIM HOW YOU REALLY FEEL
Boxer Bernard Hopkins apparently caught wind of Donovan McNabb seeking out RGIII to give the young quarterback advice, and let loose a rant that made his feelings on McNabb very clear.
The Minnesota Vikings have reached an agreement with former
Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop, according to Pro Football Talk.
Bishop’s deal with the Vikings is for one-year.
Bishop was released by the Packers last week. He’s coming
off a significant hamstring injury during the 2012 season, as a rupture cost
him the entire season. Before signing with the Vikings...
The Vikings are looking for a new kick returner and they may have one in rookie Cordarrelle Patterson. His return ability is one reason they gave up so much to draft Patterson.
Vikings WR Greg Jennings recently sat down with Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press.
Jennings let it be known that he has no hard feelings towards anybody in Green Bay. He also feels that the Vikings can be a very good team.
The article gives you a look into Jennings’ personal life. Jennings mentions that he doesn’t play video games, and that one of his favorite actors is Jamie...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Rick Spielman's admiration of Ted Thompson is well-known, with the Minnesota Vikings front office boss appreciating the way Thompson has built the Green Bay Packers over the years.
Coincidentally, it's often led to Minnesota -- and Spielman since he's taken control as the team's general manager -- signing former Packers. The list continues with...
Donovan McNabb’s tweet asking whether Aaron Hernandez’s NFL career is over has gone viral. Could this be the end of Aaron Hernandez NFL career? Your thoughts? — Donovan McNabb (@donovanjmcnabb) June 26, 2013 Photo Credit: Patriots.com Hernandez was of course arrested and released from the New England Patriots Wednesday morning. He pleaded not guilty, but is being held without...
The Vikings appear to have gotten an upgrade in coverage with the addition of Desmond Bishop, the linebacker who is motivated to face Aaron Rodgers.
Bernard Hopkins has never been a fan of former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb. Hopkins has always felt McNabb was soft and lacked some heart.
McNabb has made it his business to offer Redskins quarterback RG3 advice at every turn, even telling RG3 that he was doing too much.
Hopkins has his own bit of advice for RG3, and according to Fox Philly, it’s simply to “run from Donovan...
Mac Miller recently hit up Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to perform alongside Ariana Grande, but before the two took the stage together Mac performed one of his own cuts for the crowd. Although his ‘S.D.S.’ performance didn’t make it to TV, Mac still did a great job of getting the audience prepared for his [...]