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Vikings RB McKinnon: If I had a fantasy team, I'd take myself

To say that the Minnesota Vikings group of running backs are hitting the 2015 season overflowing with confidence would be an understatement. In addition to Adrian Peterson proclaiming himself the best running back in the game, second-year player Jerick McKinnon is apparently feeling really positive about this year. “If I had a fantasy team and could take myself, I would.â€...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: I'm still the NFL's best running back

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson slipped to No. 62 in NFL Network’s ranking of the Top 100 Players of 2015. This may be surprising to some considering Peterson only played one game in 2014. Also I appreciate all my colleagues for voting ya boy into the Top 100 ! Mad Love & Respect goes out to all of y'all (You All)! God Bless — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Adrian Peterson can’t control his new gadget

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson bought a new Phunkee Duck, similar to a Segway but it doesn’t have the handlebars and is moreso shaped like a skateboard Peterson posted a video of himself trying out his fancy new gadget, though it’s clear he doesn’t exactly understand how it operates just yet: Stuntin gone wrong You may also be interested in: Video: Adrianâ€...
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Peterson continues summer workouts with teammates

The Minnesota Vikings recently concluded their mandatory minicamp. That leaves team with approximately five weeks until it reunites for training camp. For running back Adrian Peterson, he is taking this time to continue practicing with wide receiver Mike Wallace and running back Jerick McKinnon. The trio is in Houston working out with Peterson’s longtime trainer James Cooper...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Wipes Out on a Phunkeeduck

Adrian Peterson is back. He will be suiting up for the Minnesota Vikings and will make the division race much more interesting than it was last year (or has been in a while). Fans are excited and fantasy owners are scrambling to figure out whether he is still worth the No. 1 pick in the draft. Well--AP almost brought dreams of gridiron and fantasy glory to a screeching halt Thursday...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson and the Lost Art of Reporting

The long day’s journey into night known as the “Adrian Peterson saga” finally ended. Peterson returned to organized team activities on June 4, ending speculation about whether or not he would ever play for the Vikings (or even the NFL) again. The team and its star player reached some accord to go forward together, and with it returned the hope for normalcy around the Winter...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings host paralyzed teen football player, Adrian Peterson lends support

The Minnesota Vikings on Thursday hosted a teenage football player who suffered a traumatic injury as a result of an ATV accident, allowing him to break the final huddle of the team’s minicamp. During his visit, Adrian Peterson also offered him some motivational words of encouragement. Josh Benson, 16, was a high school running back...Read More The post Vikings host paralyzed teen...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

What are Peterson's chances of breaking Smith's record?

Adrian Peterson has never lacked for confidence. The 217-pound Minnesota Vikings running back whose physique makes him closely resemble Mount Kilimanjaro has little reason to doubt himself. That’s especially true now after he spent nearly an entire season away from football, and therefore he’s not a real 30-year-old running back. His football body is actually 29 years old...
Via This Given Sunday
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What Adrian Peterson's return means for the Vikings

Now that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to the team and is participating in OTAs this week, the entire landscape surrounding this situation has changed. The stunning about-face from Peterson’s camp will likely change the dialogue from what the Vikings are going to do with the veteran running back to how he fits into the team’s offense with young...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson ends holdout, returns to Vikings

Adrian Peterson has ended his standoff with the Minnesota Vikings, as the 30-year-old running back returned to the team on Tuesday. Peterson has decided to join the Vikings for organized team activities. He was reinstated by the NFL two months ago but has been holding out in hopes of forcing a trade or being paid...Read More
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

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