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Peterson planning to return if Vikings stay in playoff hunt

Adrian Peterson is planning to return at some point during the 2016 season, as long as the Minnesota Vikings remain in contention in the NFC. While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Peterson said he has felt good while running and cutting and is planning to be available sooner rather than later. If the Vikings are eliminated from playoff contention, however, he will not be back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: No guarantee Adrian Peterson will return this season

Adrian Peterson hopes to return to the Minnesota Vikings before the end of the 2016 season. But according to a report, that’s becoming less likely. Here's what Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio reported on Thursday: “With exactly one month to go in the regular season, the current thinking is that Peterson could lose his race against time. As one source with knowledge of the...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson ran short sprints at Vikings practice Tuesday

Adrian Peterson hopes to return to the field for the Minnesota Vikings this year, and he is taking some important steps in that direction right now. During Tuesday’s practice, Peterson was seen running short sprints. “The star running back, who had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in late September, was spotted running short sprints while his Vikings teammates practiced...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Rhodes amazed how well Adrian Peterson’s rehab is going

Xavier Rhodes certainly won’t bet against Adrian Peterson returning before the end of the regular season. The Vikings cornerback watched his teammate’s rehab Tuesday and couldn’t believe what he was seeing. “Seeing him today was like, ‘I don’t think you’re supposed to be doing all this right now.’,” Rhodes told Alex Marvez and Bill Polian on SiriusXM NFL Radio...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson on track to return next month

Adrian Peterson has been on injured reserve since he tore his meniscus in Week 2, and many have essentially forgotten about him as the Minnesota Vikings fight for a playoff spot in the NFC. Believe it or not, the 31-year-old still may be able to contribute down the stretch. Ben Goessling of ESPN reports that Peterson continues to make “solid progress” in his recovery from knee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson resumes light running

The Minnesota Vikings are struggling to run the ball without Adrian Peterson. They rank dead last in nearly every rushing category. But there is hope that Peterson will be able to return this season after having September surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee. A source with knowledge of the situation tells Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio that the All-Pro running back has...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings think Adrian Peterson will return in December

Adrian Peterson has become somewhat of a forgotten man in Minnesota as the Vikings have surged to a 5-1 record mostly without him. But the truth is Peterson still could return this season. All Day was placed on injured reserve in September after tearing his meniscus in Week 2. He is eligible to return in Week 11 (Nov. 20). But Pro Football Talk says people within the organization...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson determined to play again in 2016

With a lot of talk swirling about Adrian Peterson potentially having played his last snap with the Minnesota Vikings, the 31-year-old running back is reportedly focused on one thing and one thing only — playing again this season. A source with knowledge of Peterson’s thinking told Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk that Peterson wants to get healthy as quickly as possible and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings want Peterson to retire in Minnesota

When news broke earlier this week that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson would potentially miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury, some came to the conclusion that his career in Minnesota was over. That’s not necessarily an unrealistic stance to take. After all, the 31-year-old Peterson is set to count $18 million against the cap next season. Of that...
Via Sportsnaut
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report claims Vikings teammates "upset" over Peterson surgery decision

Before opting for surgery that will keep him sidelined for the next few months, Adrian Peterson was weighing his options. He could have opted for a riskier procedure that would have gotten him back on the field in potentially a few weeks. But he ended up choosing the best solution for the long term — one that keeps him out until at least December. According to Jason Cole of...
Via Sportsnaut
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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