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Adrian Peterson is currently an NFL running back for the Minnesota Vikings who leads the NFL with 1,446 rushing yards. He attended the University of Oklahoma and looks like this.
The "other" Adrian Peterson's last year in the NFL was 2010. He attended Georiga Southern and played several seasons as a running back for the Chicago Bears, totalling 1,260 yards in his NFL career. He looks like this. He also did not rush for 210 yards this past weekend, the first guy did.
Even though the "other" Adrian Peterson has been out of the league for two years, there are still some graphics departments getting the two confused as seen above. Hopefully this happens until the end of time because I like to think the two Adrian Petersons will never be able to escape each other until one eliminates the other a la Jet Li's The One.
*And yes, the NCAA logo behind the wrong Adrian Peterson doesn't make sense either.*
(Thanks to gecarragher for the pic.)
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Adrian Peterson sprinted 82 yards to give the Vikings a 14-10 lead at half in Green Bay.
By Andrew Gruman
GREEN BAY, Wis. Adrian Peterson continues to defy logic. Rushing for 210 yards, including a career-best 82-yard touchdown run, the ultra-talented running back that's less than a year removed from blowing out his knee was the only reason Minnesota was even in Sunday's game.
Yet somehow, as ridiculous as it sounds, Peterson tried to...
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Adrian Peterson knew what the football game meant when he took the field on Sunday. He knew of its importance. He knew that he needed to pull out a victory, that the playoffs could be on the line. No, not for the Minnesota Vikings, but for your fantasy football team. For the men and women who drafted him early when everyone else said that he couldn’t recover from that ACL...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers got plenty of help. Adrian Peterson got none at all. The Green Bay Packers won a key NFC showdown against division rival Minnesota 23-14 on Sunday at Lambeau Field. With a win by the Packers (8-4) and a loss by Chicago (8-4), the Packers are tied for first place in the NFC North. The Vikings (6-6), meanwhile, are in deep trouble after losing for...
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Morgan Burnett's two big plays overcame a whole bunch of them by Adrian Peterson.
Burnett picked off Christian Ponder twice, James Starks had Green Bay's first rushing touchdown in almost two months and the Packers overcame a monster day by Peterson for a 23-14 victory Sunday over the Minnesota Vikings.
Peterson finished with 210 yards, the most he's had since blowing...
Two red zone interceptions spoiled the 210-yard performance by Adrian Peterson on the ground. Green Bay was able to hold Minnesota scoreless in the second half with those two interceptions while putting up 13 unanswered points for the 23-14 victory.Green Bay improves to 8-4 and takes over first place in the NFC North with the Chicago Bears loss to Seattle today. Minnesota falls to...
Aaron Rodgers was aided by a good running game while the Vikings had nothing but Adrian Peterson. With the Packers pitching a second-half shutout, they beat the Vikings 23-14 and stayed right in the heart of the playoff race.
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With the Chicago Bears missing their defensive leader, visiting Adrian Peterson and the desperate Minnesota Vikings might not provide an ideal opportunity to bounce back from a frustrating loss.
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The Green Bay Packers are back atop the NFC North, and they have a very unlikely source to thank.
Minutes after the Packers wrapped up their 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon, Seattle beat Chicago in overtime to drop the Bears back into a tie with Green Bay for the division lead.
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