ADRIAN PETERSON RUMORS

10 prospects in 2014 that might back up Marshawn Lynch

Jamaal Charles, Adrian Peterson, LeSean McCoy, Marshawn Lynch. These are arguably the best running backs in the NFL today and the Seattle Seahawks can count their lucky charms that they can claim one of them as their own. For three consecutive seasons, Lynch has rushed for over 1,200 yards, picking up at least 63 first downs in the process. He’s also scored a minimum of 10 rushing...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Compares Seahawks Defense to “Swarm of Bees”

Adrian Peterson faced the Seahawks defense this year, so it’s safe to say that he has firsthand knowledge of how stifling they are. CBS Sports interviewed Peterson and he compared the Seahawks to “a swarm of angry bees.” When Peterson faced the Seahawks, he was only able to rush for 65 yards and no TDs. His longest run that day was for 13 yards. Needless to say, it was notably...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Hurt in Loss

As if playing the Seattle Seahawks daunting defense wasn’t enough, Adrian Peterson admits he was playing with a hurt groin. “Actually, it was bothering me a lot,” Peterson said, per the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “There were a couple plays in the first half, oh man, I knew if I was able to explode the way I normally do I could have gotten some big chunks, even taken it to the...
Via In The Neutral Zone
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ponder, Peterson both probable vs. Seattle

Christian Ponder expects to start against Seattle and hopes to reverse his performance from last year, when he said he “sucked.” But the best way to combat a tough Seahawks team is a strong running game, heightening the importance of an ailing Adrian Peterson.
Via min.scout.com
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Manning, Peterson among NFL 101 Award winners

Peyton Manning won his seventh NFL 101 Award on Saturday night as AFC offensive player of the year. The Denver quarterback came back from a neck injury and transitioned to a new team, and had one of his best seasons. He led the Broncos to a 13-3 season and threw for 4,659 yards and 37 touchdowns. Manning said receiving the award meant a little more to him this year. ''...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Award Predictions

The 2012 NFL regular season is in the books and before the NFL Playoffs kick into gear, we’re wrapping up the regular season by handing out some hardware. MVP: Adrian Peterson He just keeps coming. All day. Only one year off major knee surgery and he came within 9 yards of breaking the all-time rushing record. In five games this month, Peterson rushed for 861 yards – which, by...
Via Cippin on Sports
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Blatant homerism! I wouldn’t trade Lynch for Peterson

Or anyone for that matter On Monday, my editor sent me this Seattle Seahawks pitch, asking if I would be interested in writing the piece—he already had the headline picked.  I had to laugh a little bit at first because I actually had this conversation with my buddy at at a recent game. The actual conversation wasn’t really about Marhawn Lynch versus Adrian Peterson; it was...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Runs Wild Against Seahawks

Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson racked up an amazing 182 yards rushing Sunday against the Seahawks.Fantasy Spin:With his two touchdowns on Sunday Peterson now has six scores for the season. Over his last three games, he's piled up 458 yards for an average of 153 rushing yards per contest.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Peterson In Reality Not Ready For Fantasy

I’m not saying this because of my Toby Gerhart sleeper post.  I’m not saying this because I don’t believe in Adrian Peterson.  I’m saying this because reality trumps fantasy every time.  The fantasy is, AP is healthy and ready to go week 1 and you just drafted him in the 2nd round of your draft.  The problem with your fantasy minus the whipped cream covering all the vital...
Via Razzball Football
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson's Record Game Tops List of NFL Feats

During this MLB season, fans have witnessed several rather rare feats on the field, including a perfect game and a 4-homer game.  Either of these accomplishments, and many more (a triple play or four stolen bases in a game, etc.), have the potential to occur during any given game.  The possibility is there, but it’s difficult to achieve.   Football has many rare accomplishments...
Via Football Nation
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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