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Reasons For and Against Keeping Adrian Peterson in Purple

Since Adrian Peterson was charged with abusing his four year old son after the Minnesota Vikings first game of the season, his future with the team has been a huge topic of conversation. There were rumors going around shortly after that the Vikings don’t see him in their future plans. Those rumors started dying down later. There are reasons why moving on from could be bad, but...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: David Cobb Impresses at Senior Bowl

Saying goodbye is difficult, in both life and sports. For Minnesota Vikings fans, the hardest "goodbye" may come this offseason if Adrian Peterson doesn't return to the team.Since arriving in Minnesota as the 7th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, Peterson has put together a Hall of Fame career. In 104 games, he's rushed for 10,190 yards and 86 touchdowns, all while averaging 5...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings GM wants Adrian Peterson back

If Adrian Peterson plans on playing in the NFL next season, the Minnesota Vikings will have him. On Wednesday, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman made it clear that the team expects Peterson back when he becomes eligible for reinstatement on April 15. “I don’t know if there’s a team in the NFL that wouldn’t want...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Spielman Shows Support for Adrian Peterson

After the season ended, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer voiced his support of Adrian Peterson. On Wednesday, general manager Rick Spielman did the same. "There's no question on what Adrian Peterson has done for this organization on the field, and what he is as a football player," Spielman said in a news conference on Wednesday. "I think people tend to forget, Adrian did...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings GM: 'I don't know if there's a team who wouldn't want Adrian Peterson'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Waiting on decisions from the NFL, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman spoke highly of suspended running back Adrian Peterson and wasn't ready to discuss how the team will move forward with its all-time leading rusher. Peterson, 29, is under contract for three more seasons as part of the six-year, $86.28 million deal he signed in 2011 making him...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings’ Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson was Always Great with me

The Minnesota Vikings played all season long without suspended running back Adrian Peterson. Not eligible to return until a month after the free agency period begins, Peterson’s future as a Viking is up in the air. However, as far as coach Mike Zimmer is concerned, he’d welcome back Peterson in a beat of a heart (via Adrian was always great with me. I think he’s...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson to consider running in Olympics

Adrian Peterson will not be playing football again this season, and the Minnesota Vikings star claims he has given thought to never suiting up again. In a conversation with ESPN’s Ben Goessling, Peterson said he plans to file a lawsuit against the NFL. And if a potential lawsuit somehow affects his elgibility for reinstatement, AP...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NFLPA responds to denial of Adrian Peterson’s appeal

Shortly after it was announced that NFL’s appeals officer Harold Henderson had upheld the suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the players association responded with some strong words.  The NFLPA expected this outcome, given the hearing officer’s relationship and financial ties to the NFL. The decision itself ignores the facts, the evidence and the...
Via Sportsnaut
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson tweet about Ferguson situation

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson probably should refrain from tweeting ever again after his most recent run-in with the social media site. Come on AP, there is nothing good that can come from displaying this message to the masses while the city of Ferguson is almost literally being burnt to the ground in protest following a grand jury decision not to indict Darren...
Via Sportsnaut
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Pratt has harsh words for Adrian Peterson

The outrage surrounding Adrian Peterson has cooled down, but it may be reheated thanks to the opinion of actor Chris Pratt. Pratt was profiled by GQ for its Men of the Year issue and had plenty to share with writer Drew Magary. Magary decided to turn the cover story into a 41 awesome things about...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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