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If you are a Minnesota Vikings fan, idiot doesn’t even begin to describe Tom Powers, but I’m trying to steer away from vulgarity. The (now marked man) St. Paul Press writer wrote Thursday that the Minnesota Viking should trade star running back, Adrian Peterson, for draft picks. His notion was that it would help build a more solid, championship team. He backed his story up with examples like the Herschel Walker trade from years ago... Read more

Adrian Peterson opens up, speaks candidly about death of his son

In comments made to the assembled media at Winter Park, the Minnesota Vikings practice facility, running back Adrian Peterson addressed not only the death of his two-year-old son in South Dakota last week but also about the apparently ongoing and severely unflattering developments being covered by tabloids and elsewhere regarding allegations that he has fathered […]The post Adrian...

Former Vikings Center Matt Birk is now a Male Model, Yes he has lost 75 pounds (PHOTO)

The former Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman looks great, after retiring.  According to the Baltimore Ravens website, Birk is now being asked to be a model, after he has lost 75 pounds. It wasn’t long ago that Matt Birk was a 310-pound NFL center sporting a cut on the bridge of his nose and varicose veins. […]

Adrian Peterson Opens Up to Media Regarding Son’s Death, Says ‘It’s Devastating’

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Two months ago, around the time the Minnesota Vikings were losing their second preseason game, Adrian Peterson was given some surprising news. The star running back says he found out then he had a 2-year-old son living in Sioux Falls, S.D., named Tyrese Robert Ruffin. He had been working with Tyrese’s mother to arrange a meeting with the boy when he received...

Adrian Peterson held out of practice with hamstring tightness

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson is with the Minnesota Vikings, but hamstring injury kept him out of practice on Friday. Peterson, who missed practice Wednesday to be at the funeral of a 2-year-old son in Sioux Falls, S.D., practiced in a limited basis on Thursday and was held out entirely Friday because of tightness in his hamstring. "His hamstring was a little tight...

Adrian Peterson opens about the death of one of his children (Video)

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson opened to ESPN about losing one of his seven children last week when he was severely beaten by a boyfriend of one of the mother of his children. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Adrian Peterson opens about about the death of one of his children (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Adrian Peterson limited in practice

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was limited in practice on Thursday, according to Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune. Jefferson (ankle) and Walsh (hamstring) did not participate. Peterson (hamstring), Williams (knee), Rhodes (ankle), Wright (ankle) limited — chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) October 17, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Adrian Peterson...

Man indicted in death of Adrian Peterson's son

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A Lincoln County grand jury has indicted a 27-year-old Sioux Falls man on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Lincoln County state's attorney Tom Wollman said Monday that Joseph Robert Patterson will be scheduled for an arraignment this week. Wollman says...

Adrian Peterson Expected To Play Monday Night

Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson has been dealing with a hamstring issue, but is expected to play Monday night.Fantasy Spin:Peterson didn't practice Friday, but was back on the field for Saturday's session. "Superman" will be the Vikings' primary weapon against the Giants with newly-acquired Josh Freeman under center. Start him as always and enjoy the ride.

Bishop in competition with Peterson on ACL recovery

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop didn't need any extra motivation as he tries to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and resume his NFL career, but he couldn't help himself when he looks across the Minnesota Vikings' locker room at the shining example of returning from reconstructive knee surgery. Adrian Peterson has set the bar for athletes everywhere...

Should The Vikings Trade Adrian Peterson?

To trade A.P. or not to trade A.P., that is question one local Minnesota Viking columnist has for the team. Tom Powers of the St. Paul Pioneer Press wrote a column begging the Minnesota Vikings to trade away the best running back on the planet. At this point, keeping Adrian Peterson on the Vikings is like putting a Mercedes hood ornament on a Plymouth. In one respect, an NFL...

The Top 5 Trade Partners For Adrian Peterson

Tom Powers of the St. Paul Pioneer Press touched off a wildfire when he suggested Adrian Peterson should be traded.“I don’t think it would be a very smart move to say the least,” said teammate, All-Pro defensive end Jared Allen. “I’m glad I’m not the GM making decisions, but I think if Adrian wasn’t a Viking, I think maybe this state might revolt.”Allen’s suspicions...

Man indicted in death of Peterson's son

A Lincoln County grand jury has indicted a 27-year-old Sioux Falls man on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

Giants look for first win vs struggling Vikings

The New York Giants have a pretty good hunch what to expect from Minnesota with newcomer Josh Freeman taking over at quarterback for the struggling Vikings. Adrian Peterson to the left. A.P. to the right. Peterson more often than not in the nationally televised game on Monday night between two of the league's biggest flops this season. The Giants (0-6) are reasonably sure Freeman...

Rolle, Giants set to 'attack' Adrian Peterson

New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle is backing down from the challenge of stopping Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings powerful rushing attack.
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