Found December 30, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Who wins MVP is always one of the more interesting discussion topics in the NFL. This season, it looks like the award will come down to two comeback players. The Denver Post surveyed 18 of the 50 people who will be voting for the MVP award, and their findings show that Peyton Manning is in the lead. According to the survey conducted by Mike Klis, nine voters say they back Peyton Manning, three say Adrian Peterson, and six said they wanted to see how Peterson performed in the Minnesota Vikings’ season finale against the Green Bay Packers. Klis says those were the two players voters were considering for the award. Top quarterbacks like Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and Robert Griffin III were only mentioned as third place finishers behind Peterson or Manning. Manning missed all last season after undergoing multiple neck surgeries. He led the Broncos to a 12-3 record entering Week 17 thanks in part to a nine-game winning streak. He has thrown for 4,355 yards, 34 touchdowns, and 11 intercep...

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Two weeks ago, Eric Dickerson stated his case that he does not want Adrian Peterson to break his single-season rushing yards record. On Friday he stood his ground yet again when speaking with the NFL “I do not want him to break my record,” Dickerson reiterated.” “I’m not going to tell that lie, but he’s such a great player, and I’ll say it: If a record that is meant...

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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...

Dickerson still doesn’t want to see Peterson break his record

Former NFL running back Eric Dickerson was a guest on the NFL Network’s NFL Total Access show and reiterated that he doesn’t want to see Vikings running back Adrian Peterson break his single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards. “I do not want him to break my record,” Dickerson said, per “I’m not going to tell that lie, but he’s such a great player, and I...

Vikings bounce Bears from postseason contention; Peterson falls short of rushing record

The Chicago Bears saw their playoff hopes end as the Minnesota Vikings edged by their inner-divisional rival, the Green Bay Packers. The Packers' loss knocks them out of the second seed in the NFC playoffs, bumping them to the third seed and elevating the San Francisco 49ers to the second spot. With the win, the Vikings become the NFC's sixth seed in the playoffs...

Minnesota Vikings: What They Need To Do To Win NFC North in 2013

A 9-6 record and a shot at the playoffs shows good signs for the future of the Minnesota Vikings, meaning hopeful improvement to win the NFC North.The dominance of running back Adrian Peterson and a mediocre defense has been the crutch of Minnesota this season, but what are some things or who are some players that can help the Vikings wear the crown of their division?Keep in mind...

Peterson ends 9 yards shy of record

Adrian Peterson ran right past everyone this season. Past all those running backs before him who couldn't make it to 2,000 yards in a season. Past every doubter who dared to think he wouldn't make it back from a devastating knee injury. Past everyone except Eric Dickerson. Peterson became the seventh player to rush for 2,000 yards in a season, plowing through the Green...

Vikings edge Packers to setup playoff rematch

Back and forth they went, Adrian Peterson and Aaron Rodgers going at each other with so much on the line. The emotional pendulum swung wildly in one of the most memorable games of this long and bitter rivalry. It was a game so good that it deserves a rematch. And that's just what it will get. Peterson rushed for 199 yards to become the seventh player to surpass 2,000 in a season...

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A person familiar with the situation says Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will interview for the vacant head coaching positions with the Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals this week. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to publicly speak about the interviews, said the talks would take...

Record-seekers vs. Packers

Adrian Peterson didn’t set the NFL’s single-season rushing record, but there were plenty of other marks he broke in NFL and Vikings history. So did Blair Walsh and Christian Ponder.

Denver Broncos 2012 Playoffs: Schedule and Tickets

2012 Playoffs picture (as of 4 p.m. games Sunday 12/30) -- We don’t know the who, but we know the where and the when — the NFL has announced that the Denver Broncos‘ first game of the 2012 playoffs will be held in Denver at 2:30 p.m. MT on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Tickets go on sale at Monday at noon. The Broncos’ three possible opponents...

Colts tame Texans in Pagano's emotional return

INDIANAPOLIS – In what will go down as the season of comebacks in the NFL, Chuck Pagano and the Indianapolis Colts have somehow managed to make MVP candidate Peyton Manning an afterthought. Pagano returned to hugs, smiles and an extended ovation, and then his team made his day even better. The Colts beat the Texans 28-16 and kept Houston from clinching the No.1 AFC seed in...
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