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1. Vikings – Adrian Peterson, Min (5) Fantasy owners should expect Adrian Peterson to be the first player taken in pretty much every draft this year. Peterson ended up with 2,097 yards and 12 touchdowns, but it’s easy to forget that he was eased into the season slowly due to a torn ACL and MCL in 2011. Peterson was limited over the first 5 weeks as he averaged just 19.2 carries for 84.0 yards per game and only managed to score 2 touchdowns. But after the shackles came off, he averaged over 22.9 carries for 152.4 yards per game and found the end zone 10 times. With 10 games of 100+ yards rushing including 8 weeks in a row from Week 7 thru Week 15. As a work horse for the Vikings, he was able to record 13 games with at least 17-plus carries including 8 games with 20-plus carries. Peterson also added 7 games with ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Earlier we reported that the Vikings signed first-rounder Shariff Floyd. They’ve now signed their other two first round picks.
The Vikings have announced that they’ve signed cornerback Xavier Rhodes and wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson.
And here's the third! Welcome to the team, @XavierRhodes29_ pic.twitter.com/oFVM4hxeou
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) July 25, 2013...
Following their recent tradition, the Minnesota Vikings have begun to sign their first-round picks on the day the team is reporting to Mankato, Minn., for the start of training camp.
Last year, No. 4 overall pick Matt Kalil signed on reporting day, and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, selected with the No. 23 overall pick in April's draft signed Thursday. Floyd is the first of...
MANKATO, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson heard the skepticism from people last year, even opposing players, as he returned from reconstructive knee surgery to challenge the NFL's single-season rushing mark and win the MVP.
He heard the whispers that his recovery was owed to more than just genetics and hard work. He knew there were rumblings that maybe he wasn't "clean."...
This is the 12th in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 26 start of camp.
TODAY'S PREVIEW: 5 THINGS TO ACCOMPLISH IN CAMP
Coming off a surprise playoff appearance last season, Minnesota seems to have less questions to resolve in training camp this season than last year. The Vikings appeared to have holes and starting spots up for grabs in 2012...
Embracing the challenge has always been a part of Adrian Peterson's persona.
Following his quick comeback from reconstructive knee surgery, surpassing the 2,000-yard mark and the league MVP award last season for the Minnesota Vikings, Peterson said Friday he'd eagerly accept another test: for human growth hormone.
The NFL and the players union have been working on an agreement...
Below is the full list of Vikings that will be reporting to training camp. Only a matter of time before this list starts to dwindle.
3 Blair Walsh K
4 McLeod Bethel-Thompson QB
6 James Vandenberg QB
7 Christian Ponder QB
8 Erik Highsmith WR
11 Stephen Burton WR
12 Jeff Locke P
14 Joe Webb WR
15 Greg Jennings WR
16 Matt Cassel QB
17 Jarius Wright WR
18 Chris Summers WR
19 Adam Thielen...
Greg Jennings is loving life with the Minnesota Vikings.
Jennings is enjoying the opportunity to display his skills, and most importantly, get his number called. During an interview with the Star Tribune, Jennings ripped the Packers offense, calling it “cookie cutter,” and stated “he didn’t have to walk on egg shells anymore.”
“It’s not a free-for-all. There’s...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Coach Mike McCarthy has heard the comments of former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings. With Jennings continually taking jabs at the team that he played seven years for, McCarthy had a comeback ready for the seemingly scorned 29-year-old who signed this offseason with the division-rival Minnesota Vikings.
"When you put on that purple, something...
Greg Jennings has a new contract, lots of money, and a new place to call home.
Jennings though hasn’t forgotten where he came from, and has been delivering scathing commentary regarding his former team in Green Bay.
Jennings once again reached out to the Star Tribune to give his opinion, and during his interview, he stated that he felt “it was difficult for Aaron Rodgers to hold...
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy isn't too concerned with the verbal jabs Greg Jennings has been taking at Aaron Rodgers.
Jennings signed with the Minnesota Vikings in the offseason, the latest big-name Packer to join Green Bay's archrivals. McCarthy joked Thursday that, ''When you put on that purple, something happens to you.'' Brett Favre wound up...
Coach Mike McCarthy responds to Greg Jennings' latest criticism of his former quarterback, Aaron Rodgers.
"YEAH, IT’S BEING USED"
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has no doubts that HGH is used by some NFL players, saying, "They’re going to try to get that edge, get that advantage."
Greg Jennings helped Aaron Rodgers become one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL when Rodgers took over for Brett Favre in 2008. The two won a Super Bowl together with the Green Bay Packers in 2011 and hooked up for more than 4,000 yards and 35 touchdowns from 2008-2011. Last season, Jennings battled injuries [...]