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Adrian Peterson Is Coming Back This Week?

Adrian Peterson - just a few short weeks ago he was front page, lead story news. Peterson was just the latest name to be thrown out in front of the NFL shield following an accusation of abuse, although Peterson's took a new twist, not domestic but child abuse. The story went when disciplining his four year old son, he beat him repeatedly with a tree branch. Shortly afterwards...
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Vikings credit Adrian Peterson's motivational text for victory

Even though he may not be on the field, Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson still finds time to let his teammates know he wishes them well. The NFL player, who is currently on exempt/commissioners list for allegations of child abuse of his four year old son, sent some inspiring text messages to the Vikings Head Coach right before their 41-28 win over the Falcons. “The words that Adrian...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Teams That Could Use Adrian Peterson Right Now

With Adrian Peterson’s off-field issues, some believe he may have played his last game as a Minnesota Vikings.  This got us thinking: What teams could use Adrian Peterson the most?Atlanta FalconsAtlanta is using four Running Backs in some type of rotation this season and while averaging 121.3 rushing yards a game, a running back like Peterson would give them a running game that...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson sent a motivational text message to the Vikings

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson attempted to motivate his teammates today with a text message as he sits while his legal issues are worked out after he was charged with felony child abuse down in Texas. A couple #Vikings players tell me Adrian Peterson sent a "motivational speech" via text message to Mike Zimmer, who passed it along pregame. — Andrew Krammer (@Andrew_Krammer...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Report: Very unlikely Adrian Peterson plays for the Vikings this season

If anyone was wondering if Adrian Peterson is actually going to play again this season, it doesn’t look like he will, per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. .@mortreport saying on #FFNOW that it's "very unlikely" Adrian Peterson plays for MIN this year. "Not in the Vikings plans." – Drop him. — Matthew Berry (@MatthewBerryTMR) September 28, 2014 var...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Was Falsely Accused Of Rape

  Vikings running back Adrian Peterson found himself in the public eye again but authorities ultimately cleared him of any wrong-doing. According to TMZ, Peterson was the target of a criminal sexual assault investigation. Law enforcement sources tell us … the alleged incident occurred in 2011 at a party in Eden Prairie, a suburb of Minneapolis. We’re told … the woman...
Via Geeks and Cleats
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings worked out former Eagles running back Dion Lewis

The Minnesota Vikings are thin at the running back position since Adrian Peterson has been suspended by the team.  Well today the Vikings worked out free agent running back Dion Lewis.  ProFootballTalk ‏@ProFootballTalk 16m Vikings tried out free-agent RB Dion Lewis on Wednesday, per league source. He was drafted by thePhiladelphia Eagles in the fifth […] The post Vikings worked...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson graded himself an A+ father in 2012 interview

Adrian Peterson’s parenting skills have come under fire following his indictment on a felony charge of injury to a child. But in 2012, the Minnesota Vikings running back had all the confidence in the world in his abilities as a father. During a 2012 interview with Yahoo’s Graham Bensinger, Peterson gave himself an “A+” when he was asked to grade himself as a parent. The...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings don't see Adrian Peterson in their future

The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly ready to cut ties with running back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings placed Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list Wednesday, and it appears they’ve already looking ahead to their next move. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortenson, citing league sources, the team does not...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson on exempt list, out indefinitely

The Minnesota Vikings have used the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List on running back Adrian Peterson, which requires him to stay away from team activities and the facility until his current bout with the law is completed. The #Vikings statement in its entirety on placing Adrian Peterson on “Exempt/ Commissioner’s Permission list…” — Sean...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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