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Carolina halfback Jonathan Stewart won't be on the field for Sunday's regular season finale against New Orleans.Fantasy Spin:DeAngelo Williams will get the start in Stewart's absence. Williams rushed 14 times for 69 yards and a touchdown against the Saints in a game earlier in the season.
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As we look at the top-50 single season rushing totals, anyone who anticipated Adrian Peterson would rush for over 2,000 yards in his comeback year would have been called crazy.
In his 16th game of the 2011 season, he felt three pops in his left knee. X-rays told the story of torn medial collateral ligaments along with torn anterior cruciate ligaments, but A.P. wouldn’t wait and...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The man who ought to be the NFL's Most Valuable Player was still on the field, doing a postgame interview. The Minnesota Vikings' much-maligned owner was whooping it up as he scampered out of the locker room, ebullient that his team had won 10 games, seven more than last season. Players were singing and clapping about being the league's most surprising...
Adrian Peterson is happy that his incredible performance on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers helped the Minnesota Vikings clinch a playoff spot. He may not hold the NFL record for most rushing yards in a single season, but his team will still be playing in January. In the grand scheme of things, that’s all that matters.
However, Peterson wouldn’t be human if it didn’t sting...
It might have been the excitement of making the playoffs but — after falling just nine yards shy of Eric Dickerson's single season rushing record of 2,105 yards — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson seemed genuinely flabbergasted that he had come so close to breaking the 28-year-old record.
While being interviewed post-game by Fox's Pam Oliver — after...
Vikings Cornerback Antoine Winfield’s broken hand forced him
to exit yesterday’s victory over the Green Bay Packers prior to the start of
the second half and sidelined him for the remainder of the game, reports Mark Craig
of Sporting News.
Winfield had injured the hand the previous week at Houston
but finished that game. It was announced as a small fracture, but Winfield
Sunday's 37-34 win against the Green Bay Packers perhaps wasn't the most dominating win of the season for the Minnesota Vikings, but it certainly was the biggest. Beating NFC North champion Green Bay was Minnesota's most important victory since the 2009 season.
A 37-34 win, thanks to a time-expiring 29-yard field goal by rookie kicker Blair Walsh doesn't qualify...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is just over 200 yards shy of the all-time single season rushing record, but it seems he has a new goal in mind already – Olympic athlete.
Peterson says he is going to start running track in an attempt to qualify for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
“I feel like I can stand up to any challenge,” Peterson said. “I...
While Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield and defensive
lineman Jared Allen are expected to suit up for today’s pivotal matchup against
the Green Bay Packers, defensive lineman Brian Robison is less likely to play,
according to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
Two of the Vikings' best players – cornerback Antoine
Winfield (knee) and defensive end Brian Robison ...
The Vikings’ most experience cornerback might not be available for the first round of the playoffs because of a hand injury, Leslie Frazier indicated.
NEW ORLEANS - Cam Newton kept handing off to DeAngelo Williams on Sunday, and then all he could see was the back of his No. 34 jersey, heading downfield through gaping holes against the worst defense in NFL history. Picking apart what statistically qualifies as the most porous defense in league annals, Williams rushed for a franchise-record 210 yards on 21 carries, and the Carolina...
The Vikings have had a couple points in the season where veteran speeches have paid off. But after 15 games and nearly four months with the playoffs at stake, players like Kevin Williams and Antoine Winfield, with 10 or more years of experience, believe in the first- and second-year players. Plus, a lot of interesting statistics and quotes between the Packers and Vikings.