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Norv Turner: Vikes QB situation ‘as good as you could ask for’

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes the teams quarterback situation is “as good as you could ask for.” Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder and Teddy Bridgewater will compete in training camp for the starting job. “We’re sitting there with two quarterbacks who have taken teams to playoffs and won over 10 games, which is hard to do,” Turner told Vikings...
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Norv Turner plans on using Adrian Peterson differently

According to Ben Goessling of,  new Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner plans on using Adiran Peterson more as a receiver in 2014. At age 29, Adrian Peterson is intent on cruising along with his career at a time when most running backs his age start to break down. In Norv Turner, Peterson has a new offensive coordinator who is intent on using him differently. Peterson...
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Jennie Finch blows fastballs by Adrian Peterson during celebrity softball game (video)

Adrian Peterson may be a world-class athlete all the way around, especially when he’s steamrolling defenders as running back for the Minnesota Vikings, but even supremely talented athletes can be made to look foolish when they are taken out of their comfort zone. Such was the case during Sunday’s All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game […] The post Jennie Finch blows fastballs...
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5 Pro Bowl candidates for the Minnesota Vikings in 2014

The 2014 NFL season is right around the corner and training camp is just a few short weeks away. To help get you ready for the season we’re counting down the top five candidates who might make the Pro Bowl for the Vikings in 2014. 1. Adrian Peterson Yeah, it’s probably a safe bet that Mr. Peterson will play in the Pro Bowl once again this year. Last season he finished with 1...
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NFL Network’s top 100 list has one interesting fact

Since the NFL Network’s top 100 list came into existence there has only been two players that have ranked in the top 10 every year, which is pretty interesting. @OnlyInBOS: Tom Brady & Adrian Peterson are the only NFL players who have placed in the top 10 every year of NFL Network’s Top 100 Players. […] The post NFL Network’s top 100 list has one interesting fact appeared...
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Here’s what Adrian Peterson looks like as a baseball player (Photo)

Here’s what Adrian Peterson looks like as a baseball player.  I have to admit he looks the part.  Not sure if he could hit a curveball though. Have you ever wondered what Adrian Peterson would look like as an MLB player? — Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) July 14, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: '...
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Suspect in death of Adrian Peterson's son says child choked on fruit snacks

A man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall says the child choked on strawberry fruit snacks while he was in the bathroom. The Argus Leader reports ( ) Joseph Patterson, 28, is facing second-degree murder, manslaughter and aggravated assault charges in the death of two-year-old...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Offensive player who will make the biggest impact

Going into the 2014-2015 NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings have undergone major changes, mostly on the defensive side of the ball, but their offense has as well with a new offensive coordinator in Norv Turner. They’ve also drafted a new quarterback, but other than a new coordinator and quarterback (who may not even be the starter come week 1) the offense possesses a lot of the...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson has been extremely impressed with one rookie

Adrian Peterson is the best running back in the NFL, and there is no one close. So when Adrian Peterson says a player is talented it means something, especially when you talk about another running back. Peterson has been impressed with rookie running back Jerick McKinnon, calling his new understudy out of Georgia Southern the […] The post Adrian Peterson has been extremely impressed...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson could break 2000 yards in 2014

The Minnesota Vikings will be playing outside in 2014 and that is not the only reason I feel Peterson will have a huge year, I think offensive coordinator Norv Turner is going to need to rely on Adrian to carry the load. With a rotational quarterback problem the only consistent thing that will occur is […] The post Adrian Peterson could break 2000 yards in 2014 appeared first...
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