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Eight NFL playmakers in desperate need of a new home

In the ideal world of the NFL, all players would certainly love the opportunity to hand pick heir own team. Some guys such as this year’s Super Bowl winners are probably content with the status quo.On the other hand, many talented playmakers are stuck in the mud with their current teams. This makes the chances of achieving postseason success nearly impossible for many hard-working...
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Adrian Peterson raises eyebrows with tweet about Giants

Adrian Peterson probably raised a few eyebrows Wednesday evening by shooting off an arguably cryptic tweet about the New York Giants.The Minnesota Vikings running back took to social media to muse upon the “interesting moves” the Giants have been making this offseason. Peterson, 31, is unlikely at this stage to return to the Vikings next season, at least with the current $18...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys could have interest in Adrian Peterson

The Dallas Cowboys could add some veterans to help them try to build on their 2016 season, including one familiar face.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cowboys could have interest in Peterson as a complementary piece to Ezekiel Elliott if he and the Minnesota Vikings fail to agree on a restructured contract.Linebacker DeMarcus Ware, who spent the first nine years of his NFL...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings co-owner: We will do ‘tough analysis’ on Adrian Peterson

The future of Adrian Peterson will be one of the most interesting stories of the offseason.Peterson is due to make nearly $18 million next season. The Minnesota Vikings are highly unlikely to pay him that type of money and could try to renegotiate his deal, or they could let him walk in free agency.Either way, Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf says the team will have to do a “tough analysis”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings GM still wants Adrian Peterson to retire with Vikings

It appears for all intents and purposes that Adrian Peterson’s time with the Minnesota Vikings has come to an end. Despite the writing seemingly being on the wall, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is still holding out hope that Peterson can finish his Hall of Fame-caliber career with the team. There obviously are myriad issues to resolve if the Vikings hope to retain Peterson...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson lists Texans among teams he’s interested in

It seems to be a foregone conclusion that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not be back with the team next season. Peterson is coming off a 2016 campaign that saw him miss all but three games to injury. In fact, the 31-year-old running back has played in a total of 20 games since the end of the 2013 season. Peterson is also set to count $18 million against the...
Via Sportsnaut
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson helps stranded motorist in Texas

While the NFL was preparing to kick off the divisional round of the playoffs, star running back Adrian Peterson was busy being a good samaritan in Texas. Courtesy of the father of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, here’s a photo of Peterson helping a stranded motorist move his truck out of harm’s way in Houston: Vikings star leading rusher Adrian Peterson...
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January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson ruled out for Vikings’ season finale

The Minnesota Vikings will be without star running back Adrian Peterson on Sunday when they finish the season against the Chicago Bears. The team announced the decision to keep Peterson out of the lineup on the Vikings website. Peterson was injured in Week 2, tearing his meniscus and eventually undergoing surgery to repair the damage. He came back ahead of schedule but was largely...
Via Sportsnaut
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Peterson likely out Sunday, could be done with Vikings

Adrian Peterson looks like he is going to miss Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, and it’s fair to wonder if he has played his last snap with the Minnesota Vikings. Peterson worked hard to get back on the field for Week 15 after he suffered an MCL injury in Week 2, but his return was short-lived. He has been listed on the Vikings’ injury report for the past two weeks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson now dealing with groin injury

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed practice on Wednesday, and the team says he is dealing with a new injury. Peterson, who would not commit to playing on Saturday against the Green Bay Packers, is listed on the official injury report with both knee and groin injuries. Today's #Vikings injury report — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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