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Adrian Peterson's return puts jolt into Vikings for 2015

For the months leading up to yesterday's return to the field, the Minnesota Vikings were treading water in a sea of uncertainty about where they stood with their running back, Adrian Peterson.  All things on paper looked positive this offseason with a young promising quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater and a strong 5-3 finish down the stretch.  In an offseason of rightful optimism...
Via Football By Football
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Vikings Come Out as Victors in Adrian Peterson Saga

Any sort of speculation regarding the status of Adrian Peterson for the 2015 season has—at least at one point—been considered as a possibility. Yet here we are with almost none of it proving to be true.The Vikings will release Adrian Peterson. Nope. The Cowboys have restructured contracts in order to acquire Adrian Peterson from the Vikings. Nope. The Vikings will trade Adrian...
Via Pro Football Spot
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What Adrian Peterson's return means for the Vikings

Now that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to the team and is participating in OTAs this week, the entire landscape surrounding this situation has changed. The stunning about-face from Peterson’s camp will likely change the dialogue from what the Vikings are going to do with the veteran running back to how he fits into the team’s offense with young...
Via Sportsnaut
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Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota Vikings

All-pro running back Adrian Peterson is returning to his Minnesota Vikings family. Peterson wrote an email to ESPN on Tuesday explaining that participating with the team in OTAs is his choice and nobody else’s, and that he feels he owes it to his teammates and coaches to come back. “I’m returning because I want to…,” Peterson’s message said “…I’m looking forward...
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Report: Adrian Peterson Will Attend Minnesota Vikings OTAs

Perhaps the biggest—or at least most drawn-out—story of the offseason is running back Adrian Peterson’s future in the NFL. The Minnesota Vikings running back had refused to report to the team, creating a league-wide stir. But according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, that will change on Tuesday. Filed to ESPN: #Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has informed me that he's in Minnesota...
Via Sportsnaut
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Adrian Peterson ends holdout, returns to Vikings

Adrian Peterson has ended his standoff with the Minnesota Vikings, as the 30-year-old running back returned to the team on Tuesday. Peterson has decided to join the Vikings for organized team activities. He was reinstated by the NFL two months ago but has been holding out in hopes of forcing a trade or being paid...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer speaks on Adrian Peterson

Though Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has made it known he does not want to play for the Vikings, it looks like he really doesn’t have a choice if he wants to continue his football career. Head coach of the Vikings Mike Zimmer spoke to reporters on Wednesday about Adrian Peterson and kept it straight to the point. “Adrian really has two choices: He can either...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The problem with Adrian Peterson's Twitter 'rant'

Earlier this week Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson did something so very 2015: He fired up his laptop and/or mobile device, and decided he had some important things to say. We have a common term for what happened next. Peterson “ranted”, and the Twitter rant is still an emerging art form. Those who lead in the craft know that with certain subjects and in certain...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson goes on social media rant regarding contract

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson probably doesn’t understand that “tweeting through it” won’t accomplish many goals. The much maligned veteran went on a pretty absurd Twitter rant on Thursday, talking about everything from how NFL teams don’t honor contracts to how players are thrown to the side “like trash.” It was a meltdown of epic proportions: ...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson can play for Vikings or not at all

Adrian Peterson isn’t going anywhere this season. He’s either going to play for the Minnesota Vikings or nowhere at all, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. Mike Zimmer with as strong a statement as he's made on Peterson: "He's got two choices. He can play for us or not play." — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) May 27, 2015 This strong statement comes on the heels of Peterson’s...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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