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Adrian Peterson Missed Practices For “Personal Reasons”

Adrian Peterson has missed his 2nd straight practice on Thursday. The Vikings excused AD from practice due to “personal reasons”. In addition to missing practice, Peterson did not play in the Vikings first two preseason games. While the Vikings and Peterson have no offered a reason for the absence, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer did state that he didn’t feel it was necessary to...
Via Geeks and Cleats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How much is the Minnesota Vikings franchise really worth?

Last year the Minnesota Vikings won just five games and finished in the cellar of their division. That makes them one of the worst NFL teams in the grand scheme of things, but what if we determined how good a team is by something other than wins and losses? For example, what if we made it about how much a team’s real dollar value is? Bad news. If we go based on the money then the...
Via cover32 - Vikings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Unlikely to Play At All This Preseason

The Vikings regime may be different, but the narrative is the same in Minnesota: PROTECT ADRIAN PETERSON! (at least until the regular season opener.) It’s looking like first year head man Mike Zimmer will air on the side of caution and hold out Peterson for the duration of the preseason, and why wouldn’t he? The Vikings have kept the ball out of his hands for the past two preseasons...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer: Adrian Peterson likely won’t play in the preseason

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer  said “I really don’t see the need” for Adrian Peterson to play this preseason when asked if he’ll play this week against the Chiefs. The belief is that Peterson doesn’t need to play in a game before the regular season. “We’re grabbing at the ball pretty good. We’re not tackling him or anything,” Zimmer said. “He’s doing a great...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings will donate to 5 different LGBT organizations

Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings are done with their legal jousting. Kluwe and the organization reached a settlement, terms of which include the Vikings donating money to five different LGBT organizations for the next five years, and providing sensitivity training to their players and employees. The Vikings website released this statement.  “We appreciate Chris […] The...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson will be held out of this week’s preseason game

Adrian Peterson will be held out of this week’s Vikings preseason game. Zimmer said Adrian Peterson won't play vs Cardinals either #Vikings — Master Tesfatsion (@MasterStrib) August 14, 2014 I would be surprised if Peterson plays at all this preseason.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will lead the NFL in rushing yards in 2014?

The best running back in the NFL today is undoubtedly Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings. In fact, one could place him in the top five of all-time, but who will lead the NFL in rushing yards in 2014? That said, it won’t be Peterson. If Vikings’ Coach Mike Zimmer selects Matt Cassel as his starting quarterback, (and all the signs point to that), there will be a target...
Via The Penalty Flag
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: The difference Mike Zimmer will make

In Mike Zimmer’s first training camp as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, he has brought a breath of fresh air to Mankato, or at least the smell of sweaty football pads. His coaching style is in stark contrast to the Vikings last head coach, Leslie Frazier, in that he brings a lot more emotion and grit, and it’s shown in the Vikings’ practice. So far, practice has been...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings’ RB Adrian Peterson ranked 2nd best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of RBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s running backs...
Via cover32 - Vikings
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson quietly got married

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson married girlfriend and former Playboy model Ashley Brown, TMZ confirmed. You can see the couple showing off their wedding rings in a photo from a Starkey Hearing Foundation fundraising event in St. Paul Sunday night. Brown, who now goes by the name Ashley Peterson, re-tweeted the picture.  
Via Speleb
July 22, 2014  |  1 Comment
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