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Peterson back in pads and moving forward with Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson burst through the line of scrimmage and veered toward the sideline as he headed up the field. Safety Robert Blanton had the Minnesota Vikings running back in his sights and eased off the throttle as he went in to "thud" Peterson, looking to deliver a cordial bump during the team's first training camp practice with players in pads. To Blanton's surprise...
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Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson admits he was a little rusty

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was away from the game for a long time, but his superhuman ability leads one to believe he could never be rusty. After all, this is the same guy who tore his ACL late in the 2011 season, only to come back the next year and finish fewer than 10 yards shy of the all-time single-season rushing record (2,105).Well, apparently, that's not...
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Three reasons why Adrian Peterson won’t reach 2,500 yards

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is no stranger to confidence nor cockiness, no matter how you want to look at what the All-Pro has to say about himself. Peterson game within inches of tying Eric Dickerson’s record for yards in a season, falling eight short when he hit 2,097 in 2012, which is considered a career-year. Per, Peterson believes he’s capable...
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Vikings plan to give Adrian Peterson a “heavy” workload

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has his set his aspirations high for the 2015 season. The running back reported that he plans to rush for 2,500 yards this season so head coach Mike Zimmer’s plan to give him a “heavy” workload fits the bill perfectly. “As much as he … The post Vikings plan to give Adrian Peterson a “heavy” workload appeared first on Fantasy...
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Adrian Peterson: I knew the Vikings wouldn't trade me

Adrian Peterson spent a good portion of the offseason trying to force his way out of Minnesota. Or, should we say, the All-Pro running back wanted the Vikings to think he wasn’t going to be happy until they traded him. In an interview with Peter King of The MMQB on Sunday, Peterson admitted that he...Read More
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Adrian Peterson aiming to rush for 2,500 yards

Adrian Peterson is raring to destroy NFL record books on a yearly basis. The Minnesota Vikings running back came within eight yards of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record with 2,097 yards in 2012, but his personal goal is much, much more lofty. According to the team’s official Twitter account, Peterson aims to rush for 2,500 yards every year. "I always...
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Adrian Peterson Shares Picture of New 'Armor of God' Tattoo on Instagram

Life will soon get completely back to normal for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, Training camp will start, he'll report to practice, and get back to what he does best, running the football. When he does report it appears that he is going to have some new ink to show off--the Armor of God.With the picture he posted to Instagram he included part of the scripture where...
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If You Were Worried About Adrian Peterson Not Being in Shape…

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is back with the team and prepared to put the mess of the past year completely behind him. Fresh off signing a restructured three-year deal with Minnesota, this future Hall of Fame running back appears ready to go. REALLY ready to go: Courtesy of CBS Sports I am pretty sure that most of our dreams wouldn’t allow us to put ourselves...
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4 Takeaways from Adrian Peterson’s Contract Restructure

The Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson shocked the football world by coming to terms on a new contract on Tuesday. Just weeks after it was assumed Peterson would remain away from the team due to a contract stalemate and his own reservations over returning from suspension, the running back met Minnesota halfway in what amounts to a newly structured three-year deal. The value of...
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Adrian Peterson restructures contract with Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings care very much about keeping Adrian Peterson happy. How do we know this? Because the team announced on Tuesday that Peterson’s contract has been restructured by way of a “mutual” agreement. “This agreement is a win for both Adrian and the Vikings and is a positive step toward Adrian finishing his career...Read More
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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