Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/3/12

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 13: Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings hands off the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals to teammate Adrian Peterson #28 on December 13, 2009 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Bengals 30-10. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
You don't have to think very hard to find the player that the vast majority of Viking fans absolutely adore. Hands down the solid majority will scream "Adrian" as if Rocky were standing there all bloody, dazed and confused. Yes AD (All Day) Adrian Peterson is the main man in the twin cities and rightfully so. The running back has done nothing to disappoint from his breakout rookie season through current times. A few injuries and even a drunken misdemeanor cannot dim this bright ray of light in an otherwise dismal environment. I would love to write an article just on him and his accomplishments year to date but instead we are going to be "haters" for a bit and really tear someone a new exit ramp...As for the player to "hate" I think we could make a case for quarterback Christian Ponder but he gets a pass (pun intended) if for no other reason that his lack of experience. Ponder has certainly made some bonehead plays in his short career at the helm of the beloved Vikings team. However,...
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