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ADRIAN PETERSON RUMORS

Kevin Hart and Adrian Peterson Doing a 40-Yard Dash at 1am

Remember a time when Kevin Hart and the sports world weren’t so intertwined? I don’t, which is why I’m totally not surprised by this random 40-yard dash competition with the Vikings’ Adrian Peterson. According to a witness, this went down after Hart’s show at the Austin City Limits Theater … at 1AM: Though I’m not a big fan of Hart, you have to respect the effort the...
Via Busted Coverage
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

“At Least A Half-Dozen Teams” Have Done Background Work On Adrian Peterson

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, “it is far less certain” that Adrian Peterson will back with the Vikings next season. Minnesota has said that they would like to have him back next year, but Schefter mentions that he might not be entirely comfortable returning to the Vikings. Citing league sources, Schefter reports that “at least a half-dozen teams” have done some amount...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Vikings Review: Running Back Doldrums

Slowly but surely we are going to get through the positions and players of the 2014 Vikings and summarize just how good (or awful!) they were in 2014. With a final 7-9 record, you can bet that the aggregate results will be “mediocre.” However, you can bet your ass there were some areas that stuck out. Let’s remember those fondly, instead.  RUNNING BACKS Which Ones? Adrian...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

The Minnesota Vikings ended the 2014 regular season with a 7-9 record.  That's a respectable effort for a team who had a rookie head coach in Mike Zimmer, a rookie quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater and without their All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson.  Now the hard work really begins. The Vikings have a number of free agents but none that they need to lose sleep over.  Their...
Via Football Nation
1 day 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...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 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
14 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 NFL.com). Adrian was always great with me. I think he’s...
Via Sportsnaut
29 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

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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