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Report: Peterson likely entering last season with Vikings

Adrian Peterson proved last season that he is still capable of carrying a full load and being one of the best running backs in the league even on the wrong side of 30. If he is just as productive this season, will that be enough to convince the Minnesota Vikings to keep him on the books for $18 million in 2017? Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press recently wrote that he expects...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson using unorthodox methods to deal with fumbling issues

Adrian Peterson is unquestionably one of the most dominant running backs to ever play in the NFL. But that does not mean there isn’t some shortcomings to his overall game, one of those being an issue with fumbles. As he has done every offseason, the Minnesota Vikings running back is putting forth the effort to improve as an all-around back. But this time around, Peterson is...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson sees 'greatness’ in Teddy Bridgewater’s eyes

The Minnesota Vikings took a significant leap forward last season by going 11-5 and winning the NFC North division title. While being heralded as a team on the rise, questions remain concerning Teddy Bridgewater, who will enter his third season this fall. But to hear it from Adrian Peterson, it’s only a matter of time before Bridgewater -- who he once compared to Tom Brady...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson still runs a sub-4.5 40-yard dash

Adrian Peterson is a freak of nature. You already knew that after watching him return from a torn ACL and rush for a career-best 2,097 yards in 2012. So maybe this story about him won’t surprise you, but that makes it no less impressive. ESPN’s Ben Goessling wrote a feature on Peterson’s offseason workout routine that was published on Tuesday. All Day may be 31 years old,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson says he's tired of 'boring' offseason work

Adrian Peterson loves the game of football, but he doesn’t love the NFL offseason and would rather not participate in training camp with the Minnesota Vikings if he can get away with it. The Vikings should take care here and possibly make an exception for the star running back. Peterson, speaking with ESPN, made it sound like his hatred for the offseason and the grind of training...
Via Sportsnaut
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Any player not talking SB should be traded

After putting up a surprising 2015 campaign that saw them win the NFC North, the Minnesota Vikings head into the 2016 season with championship aspirations. A team with a bunch of young talent on both sides of the ball, Minnesota has become a trendy pick to come out of the ultra-competitive NFC. A lot of this has to do with the upside some of the young players possess, including...
Via Sportsnaut
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson says he is in the best shape of his life

Minnesota Vikings All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson proved naysayers wrong when he returned in 2015 from a year-long suspension. He led the league with 1,485 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns at the age of 30. This season, the sky could be the limit for AP who claims he is in even better physical shape than he was last season. Peterson turned 31 in March for those wondering. When...
Via Sportsnaut
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Vikings 'have a good chance to win it this year'

The Minnesota Vikings have been on a climb ever since the 2013 season in which they finished 5-10-1. They went 7-9 in 2014, and last season, the team improved to 11-5, and lost in the Wild Card round to the Seattle Seahawks after a missed Blair Walsh field goal. This season, there’s plenty of room for optimism, but nobody might be more optimistic than running back Adrian Peterson...
Via The Comeback
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson reflects upon his recent past on Instagram

It has almost been one year ago to the day that Adrian Peterson was reinstated by the NFL after his entire 2014 campaign was derailed when child abuse charges were filed against him in September of that year, a development that ultimately and effectively ended his season. Peterson's decision to take to social media to reflect upon things probably is no coincidence. The Minnesota...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 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
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