The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Should Lions have taken Adrian Peterson over Calvin Johson?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit With the 2nd-overall pick in the 2007 draft, the Detroit Lions selected wide receiver...
Via cover32
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson admits he needs to work on ball security

    Adrian Peterson has affirmed what everyone else already knew: he needs to work on his ball security. Peterson has long been plagued by fumbles. No running back fumbled more than the Vikings star did this season, and it’s not the first time he’s been at the wrong end of the leaderboard in that department. None, however, were as costly as his fourth quarter fumble against...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Vikings will be No. 1 seed next season

The Minnesota Vikings' season might have ended in heartbreaking fashion at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, but that’s certainly not hurting the confidence of Adrian Peterson. Adrian Peterson said Vikings will be number one seed in NFC next year without a doubt — Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) January 10, 2016 At first glance, this seems like a fairly unrealistic...
Via Sportsnaut
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson held out of practice with back injury

    The Minnesota Vikings are hoping Adrian Peterson will be a much bigger factor against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday than he was the last time the two teams played, but there is some concern that Peterson may be playing at less than 100 percent health. Peterson was one of only two Vikings players to miss practice on Thursday, as he is dealing with a nagging back injury...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Why Adrian Peterson will likely struggle against Seahawks

When the Minnesota Vikings host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in the NFC Wild Card Round, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will become just the sixth rushing champion since 1970 to take on the league’s No. 1 rushing defense in the postseason. According to Chase Stuart of the Washington Post, history indicates Peterson—who led the NFL in rushing yards with 1,485 yards...
Via The Sports Daily
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson 65 yards short of $1 million bonus

When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson recorded 67 rushing yards against the Green Bay Packers in Week 17, he finished the season with a league-high total of 1,485 rushing yards. Peterson’s accomplishment may be considered amazing, but he fell 65 yards short of earning an extra $1 million in bonus money next year. By failing to reach 1,550 yards on the ground, he set...
Via Sportsnaut
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson thinks he can still rush for 2,000 yards

    The Minnesota Vikings ended their season on a fantastic note Sunday night by clinching their first NFC North division title since 2009, but Adrian Peterson is heading into the playoffs feeling “bittersweet.” Why? Because despite leading the NFL in rushing with 1,485 yards, the 30-year-old fell well short of the personal goals he set for himself. Peterson told Sports...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson will be good to go for Week 16

When Adrian Peterson limped to the locker room on Sunday, Minnesota Vikings faithful held its collective breath. You may draw more air, Vikings fans. According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, Peterson will be ready for Week 16’s prime-time matchup with the New York Giants. Sources on Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Monday afternoon: "He'll be ready to go on Sunday!” #Vikings #Giants...
Via Sportsnaut
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

"Concussion" trailers now using actual NFL game footage

If you’ve recent TV trailers for “Concussion,” you may have noticed that it’s been using actual NFL game footage. Some of the footage has featured Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings. According to Pro Football Talk, the movie’s distributor, Sony feels that footage falls under “Fair Use” which allows the airing of game footage, NFL logos and players’ likenesses...
Via Awful Announcing
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adrian Peterson scores 100th career TD on sweet juke

So that Adrian Peterson guy is pretty good. The Minnesota Vikings running back scored his 100th career touchdown Thursday night against the Arizona Cardinals. He found the end zone after a series of sweet jukes. We’re not even sure we could do that in “Madden.” Kudos to Peterson. Thumbnail photo via Dale Zanine/USA TODAY Sports Images Filed under: NFL, Pat Bradley, Top...
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Ranking the ten best free agent pitcher signings

Who had the best NBA All-Star Game of the last 40 years?

The winners and losers of the 2016 MLB offseason

On Kobe Bryant and taking greatness for granted

Bucks need to choose between wins, development

Fantasy booking WrestleMania 32

Unrestricted free agents each team must consider re-signing

QUIZ: Name the winners of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Thank you Daniel Bryan

The timeless greatness of Jaromir Jagr

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker