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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...
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4 days ago  |  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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8 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Very likely’ Adrian Peterson out for rest of 2016

A few hours after Adrian Peterson was ruled out for the Minnesota Vikings’ Week 16 game against the Green Bay Packers, some more news surfaced that indicates the running back is done for the year. ESPN’s Bob Holtzman reported a Vikings source as saying Peterson is “very likely” to remain out next week, and he postulates Peterson has likely played his last game with the...
Via Sportsnaut
December 23, 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

Report: Vikings say Peterson looked 'not human' in practice

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson apparently looks as if he hasn’t missed a beat. Those associated with the team had high praise for Peterson after his first week of practice, with one team employee describing him as “not human.” Vikings people I talked to the last couple days were stunned by how Adrian Peterson looked this week. One staffer: "Not human." ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson to start at RB for Vikings

Welcome back, Adrian Peterson. Peterson will not only return to action on Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings, but he will actually start in the game, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Peterson has not played since tearing the meniscus in his right knee in Week 2. He was placed on injured reserve after suffering the injury but has worked himself back to playing shape. Peterson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson 'extremely hungry' to play, but won't rush it

Adrian Peterson on Thursday said he’s “extremely hungry” to get back on the field after practicing consecutive days. Despite the Minnesota Vikings running back’s professed desire to return to action, though, it nevertheless remains unlikely he’ll play in Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Peterson, 31, is attempting to make a remarkable comeback from a torn...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Love of the game pushes Adrian Peterson more than anything

Ten years ago in mid-October, Adrian Peterson was a human wrecking ball, wreaking havoc on anything and everything that was put in front of the Oklahoma Sooners' offensive line. He had earned the nicknamed "All Day" for his ability to keep running and running, carry after carry, not slowing down in the face of fatigue and oncoming linebackers. All Day was fourth on OU’s all-time...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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