Posted August 14, 2012 on
The Vikings are preparing for Adrian Peterson’s first practice in full pads since December, but they will take it slow with their star running back.

Jerry Rice thinks Peterson is rushing his rehab

MANKATO, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson heard the doubts as he tried to return from major knee surgery in time to play the first game of 2012. Now that he's back to practicing, another doubter is questioning Peterson's quick recovery -- the NFL's all-time leading receiver. Jerry Rice said on ESPN's NFL Live on Monday that he believes Peterson...

Daily Haze: Adrian Peterson, First Round Pick Again

If you needed more proof that Adrian Peterson isn’t mortal, you’re getting it this week. Less than eight months removed from tearing his ACL on Christmas Eve, which ended his 2011 season, Peterson has been removed from the Vikings’ Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. He’s due to resume practice at training camp and contact work this week. It’s an amazing recovery for...

Fantasy Football 2012: Where to Draft Vikings RB Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson has now officially returned to practice, nearly eight months after tearing his ACL near the conclusion of the 2011 regular season. His return to health has been closely monitored, as fantasy owners continue feverish preparations for their various drafts. Which has made attempts to forecast when he will be able to line up extensively for the Vikings an ongoing...

Vikings Players Not Allowed to Touch Adrian Peterson, Unless They Want to Be Cut

Defenders normally have a tough time getting a hand on Adrian Peterson, but at Minnesota Vikings training camp this season it's damn near impossible. Peterson, who has returned to practice less than eight months after suffering a season-ending ACL tear in his left knee, is viewed as the Vikings franchise player and apparently has been kept "off limits" thus far during...

Players to get cut for Peterson contact

According to one Minnesota Vikings player, the coaching staff has informed the team that if a player touches the rehabbing Adrian Peterson in practice, they will get cut.

Vikings players are told if they touch Adrian Peterson they’ll be cut

Just in case you somehow have forgotten that Adrian Peterson is the most important player on the Minnesota Vikings’ roster, Dan Wiederer of the Star Tribune has a reminder for you. As you know, Peterson is recovering from ACL and MCL surgery so it makes perfect sense that the Vikings would want to bring him along slowly. And it seems that the Vikings are taking extreme measures...

Adrian Peterson Off the Physically Unable to Perform List

Minnesota Vikings' running back, Adrian Peterson, was removed from the physically unable to perform list on Sunday and is now allowed to join his teammates for practice.  The Vikings are hoping that he will be healthy enough to actively help their offense that was stymied for only six points in Friday's game by the San Francisco 49ers. Peterson, who rushed for 970 yards...

VIDEO: Adrian Peterson practicing without a knee brace

AP Photo When a player typically comes back from undergoing a major surgery to repair an ACL tear, they’ll wear a knee brace for extra support.  Well it looks like Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has decided to go against the grain and not wear one. As promised, Adrian Peterson isn’t wearing a brace on his reconstructed knee.… — Tom Pelissero...

Jerry Rice says Adrian Peterson is rushing back too soon

AP Photo Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice can relate to what Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is going through since he suffered a torn ACL back in week one of the 1997 football season.  He rushed back and played again in week 16 of the same season.  Rice ended up suffering a cracked knee cap during that game and believes it ended up hurting him more in the long run....

Frazier to defense: Be careful with Peterson

MANKATO, Minn. Adrian Peterson will don pads again Tuesday afternoon for the first time since tearing two ligaments in his left knee during a December game, and Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier made it known to the team's defense to be cautious with the star running back. Frazier met with the defense and said to take things easy on Peterson as he returns to padded practices...

Vikings players told they will be cut for touching Adrian Peterson in practice

Vikings players told they will be cut for touching Adrian Peterson in practice.
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