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NFL Injury Report:
Entering the offseason, Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman
Jared Allen was expected to undergo a procedure to repair a torn labrum in his
left shoulder. He told Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN that he underwent the surgery
Allen said he waited until last week to undergo the
procedure because he wanted to wait until after he had a chance to play in the
Pro Bowl. This may sound a bit silly, but Allen played the entire season with
the injury and it’s unlikely he did any more damage to it during the Pro Bowl.
While it remains unclear how long the recovery process will
take, Allen is at least expected to be ready to open camp with the Vikings. He
doesn’t usually take part in the team’s voluntary workouts, according to
Pelissero, so it won’t change up the veteran’s routine very much.
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The Vikings made the playoffs last season, but were exposed as having a weak QB situation. Is Ponder their long term answer?
Here is my first look at the NFL Draft. There are a lot of teams that need quarterbacks this year. The problem, there are not enough QB's in the draft.
I expect to see teams trying to trade down, will they have any takers?
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier indicated today that wide receiver Percy Harvin’s future in Minnesota remains up in the air.
“We definitely had to talk just in general about a lot of things,” Frazier said in an interview with 1500 ESPN’s “Judd & Dubay” show. “We had a good conversation. We talked, and it was good conversation. So, hopefully, everything will...
Vikings defensive lineman Jared Allen went under the knife to fix a torn labrum in his left shoulder via Tom Pelissero of ESPN1500.
According to NFL sources, Allen played with the injury the entire 2012 season and knew as far back as training camp he would need surgery to correct the shoulder.
Allen is expected to be ready in time for training camp. It’s the first time Allen...
Before winning the NFL MVP award Saturday night, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson spent two weeks making the rounds with TV and radio outlets that wanted to get the 2,000-yard rusher on air.
The media blitz started last week in Hawaii at the Pro Bowl and continued this week in New Orleans, site of Saturday night's NFL awards ceremony. Inevitably, the discussion...
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters on Tuesday that WR Percy Harvin‘s future with the team “remains up in the air.“
“We definitely had to talk just in general about a lot of things,” Frazier said, per Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twin Cities. “We had a good conversation. We talked, and it was good conversation. So, hopefully, everything will work out.”
It was wide-spread at the end of the season, but now it’s official. The NFL’s Most Valuable Player is Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
Adrian Peterson is the 2012 Most Valuable Player (US PRESSWIRE)
The announcement was made at the second annual NFL Honors awards show, as seen on CBS.
Peterson’s season was incredible. Two years ago, he suffered a torn ACL, as...
Jasper Brinkley completed his first year as a starter and is scheduled for free agency. What will the Vikings do with him and what did coordinator Alan Williams think of Brinkley’s season?
In the years since Brett Favre moved on from Green Bay and eventually retired (with pit stops in New York and Minnesota), it’s been discovered that the relationship between the legendary quarterback and his successor, Aaron Rodgers, was bristly at best.
That’s surely why the NFL put the two former MVPs together to present the AP Comeback Player of the Year award at the NFL Honors...
New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the NFL's Most Valuable Player Saturday, as voted by the Associated Press.Peterson, who also captured the top offensive player honor earlier Saturday night, posted the second-highest rushing total in NFL history this past season. He finished with 2,097 yards, just eight yards shy of Eric...
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been honored as the NFL's Most Valuable Player for the 2012 season.Fantasy Spin:Some thought Peyton Manning deserved the award but it's hard to ignore Peterson's absurd rushing total (2,097 yards, second all-time) and the impact he had on the Vikings, who went from 3-13 in 2011 to 10-6 this season. It would be an upset if anyone...
Adrian Peterson or Peyton Manning, both were deserving, so no issues with AP getting it.
#Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was named the 2012 season MVP!
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Coming off a season ending ACL injury last year, Adrian Peterson came back as a force gaining 2,097 yards, second most to Eric Dickerson all-time. This effort was enough to get Peterson the MVP Award and “offensive player of the year” this season. Peterson was the Vikings only form of attack, but he still managed to gain 150 yards in 7 games which ties an NFL record. Because...
Minnesota Vikings running backs Adrian Peterson was not only named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player for 2012, but he also won the AP Offensive Player of the Year award. He rushed for over 2,000 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was named the AP Defensive Player of the Year.
Watt racked up 81 tackles, 20.5 sacks and 4 forced fumbles.
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Saturday night was the second annual NFL Honors Awards show where the biggest AP honors of the season are presented to their recipients.
Alec Baldwin was on hand to host the show, and as far as sports awards show monologues go, this one was top notch (though nothing will ever beat Norm Macdonald‘s at the 1998 ESPYs). Baldwin didn’t pull any punches, as he went after Peyton Manning...
Mr. Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers made a surprise make-up handshake at the NFL honor awards. Well done NFL! That was genius and must watch TV!
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Obviously it was 99.9% scripted. But of course the actual words don’t tell the story it’s the body language and everything else that creates the story.
Let’s get to it.
The first :12 seconds...