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MANKATO, Minn. On a side field at Minnesota State University, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was going through drills with head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman, following the protocol of his rehab from knee surgery.
But these drills were new for Peterson as the Vikings try to increase the running back's football activities in preparation for his eventual activation from the physically unable to perform list. The usual agility drills were replaced by actual football movements. Sugarman handed off to Peterson, simulating more game-like conditions, trying to replicate moves in which Peterson would be expected to perform in a game situation.
These new workouts even drew the attention of general manager Rick Spielman, who stood close by, watching intently as Sugarman and Peterson worked. It's all part of a plan to get Peterson ready for game action. There is still no timeframe for when Peterson will see game action, or practice repetitions for that matter. And coach Lesli...
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On Monday, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was taken to the hospital after an allergic reaction to seafood.
MANKATO, Minn. Adrian Peterson put up his fight. In the end, the Minnesota Vikings won.
Peterson was placed on the physically unable to perform list by the team Friday despite Peterson's best efforts to avoid the designation at the start of training camp. Minnesota wants to remain cautious with its franchise running back despite Peterson saying he's "full go"...
According to Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press, the Minnesota Vikings have placed running back Adrian Peterson on the PUP list to start training camp. He reportedly fought the decision, but this is the best for him as his knee recovers from ACL surgery.
The Vikings will have the option to take Peterson off the PUP list and place him on their active roster at any...
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier plans to activate running back Adrian Peterson from the active/PUP list in time for at least one preseason game, according to 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.Fantasy Spin:The Vikings likely want to see how Peterson fares in game action before they announce him active for Week 1, but it's a good sign that the Vikings coaching staff already plans on having him...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to the team's training camp residence hall after an allergic reaction at lunch sent him to a local hospital.
Coach Leslie Frazier said after Monday's practice that Peterson ate some seafood that caused his face to swell and shortness of breath. An ambulance was called, and Peterson was diagnosed with the allergic...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson encountered an unusual, albeit temporary, setback on Monday in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament when he had to be taken to the hospital for an apparent allergic reaction to seafood he ate. Vikings officials called 911 when Peterson reacted to the seafood, and he was taken to the hospital. But Peterson returned...
As expected, the Vikings started training camp with Adrian Peterson on the PUP list, watching instead of participating.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ended up in a Mankato hospital Monday afternoon after an allergic reaction to seafood he ate for lunch.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ended up in a Mankato hospital
Monday afternoon after an allergic reaction to seafood he had at
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said the change in training camp routine was made to challenge players in the afternoon heat.
The Vikings enter their first full-pads practice with the heat index expected to soar. Leslie Frazier talked about easing into the full-contact portion of training camp.
The primary players in Matt Kalil’s first full-pads test against Jared Allen – Leslie Frazier, Christian Ponder, Kalil and Allen – all talked about the development of the rookie left tackle. Plus, Josh Robinson talks about his note to a Packers fan, the risk and reward of going to Kyle Rudolph in tight coverage, and practice notes.
MANKATO, Minn. Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin arrived to training camp in Mankato last week about 30 minutes before coach Leslie Frazier's imposed report time of 4 p.m.
Harvin's arrival, one of the last players to report, ended any possible suspense after the receiver expressed displeasure a month earlier during minicamp. Harvin's showed up in plenty of time...