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Peterson graded himself an A+ father in 2012 interview

Adrian Peterson’s parenting skills have come under fire following his indictment on a felony charge of injury to a child. But in 2012, the Minnesota Vikings running back had all the confidence in the world in his abilities as a father. During a 2012 interview with Yahoo’s Graham Bensinger, Peterson gave himself an “A+” when he was asked to grade himself as a parent. The...
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Can Teddy Time correct the Vikings ship?

Well Minnesota Vikings fans, you’ve finally got your wish; it’s Teddy Time! I do have to say that I would have been more excited about this around the first week of the season. Right now, he’s being thrown into a hot mess of a situation and asked to make the best out of it. The best thing for a rookie QB is to make sure he’s given the right tools to succeed. That means,...
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Adrian Peterson gave himself an A+ grade as a father (Video)

In an interview from 2012, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said hat he would give himself an A+ as a father. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Adrian Peterson in 2012 — I Hated How My Parents Disciplined Me … But It Worked – Watch More Celebrity Videos or Subscribe var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Minnesota Vikings: Team grades against the Saints

In the third week of the NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings have suffered their second straight loss after beating the St. Louis Rams in week one. After getting completely run over by the New England Patriots, the Vikings played much better this week, going blow for blow with the New Orleans Saints– without the Vikings’ most lethal offensive threat in Adrian Peterson. Despite...
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Report: Vikings will think about moving on from Adrian Peterson after this season

The Minnesota Vikings will think about moving on from star running back Adrian Peterson after this season, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Vikings will think about moving on from Adrian Peterson after this season...
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Kyle Rudolph Out 6 Weeks - Sports Hernia

As if the Minnesota Vikings needed MORE bad news this season, not only did they lose Matt Cassel for the season to a broken foot, Kyle Rudolph will require surgery, keeping him sidelined for 6 weeks. Rudolph suffered a groin injury in the Vikings loss to the New Orleans Saints, and will require surgery for a sports hernia.  Teddy Bridgewater just lost an important piece to his...
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It’s Teddy Bridgewater time in Minnesota

Yesterday, the Minnesota Vikings were forced to play Teddy Bridgewater early after Matt Cassel broke his foot.  Bridgewater would love to be able to come in and move the ball quickly,  but it will be harder without his star running back Adrian Peterson. In yesterdays game, Bridgewater did a good job in his relief job […] The post It’s Teddy Bridgewater time in Minnesota appeared...
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Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will have an MRI today on his groin

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph endured a rough week as he dealt with an abdominal injury, and things didn’t get any better in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Albert Breer    @AlbertBreer Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph told me he is having an MRI tomorrow. Suffered a groin injury in the game. It […] The post Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will have an MRI today on...
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Vikings QB Matt Cassel has broken foot

Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater got his first NFL action on Sunday after starter Matt Cassel left the game with what was later diagnosed as a broken left foot. Cassel was injured on a scramble during the Vikings’ field-goal drive early in the second quarter. According to, Cassel suffered several fractured bones in the foot. Cassel was seen on...
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Cassel broke 'several' bones in foot, Bridgewater to start

Vikings HC Mike Zimmer told reporters following Sunday’s game that QB Matt Cassel has “several” fractured bones in his foot. Zimmer added that first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater is ready to start for the team now that Cassel is out. Cassel was carted off with what appeared to be a left toe injury, and was replaced by Bridgewater . Cassel, 32, signed a two-year, $10...
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Drew Brees rages after Captain Munnerlyn slams him on sack (Video)

Drew Brees erupted after getting body-slammed by Captain Munnerlyn on a big sack Sunday. The New Orleans Saints were in a third-and-long situation from their own 32 when Munnerlyn came in on a corner blitz and wrapped up Brees for a sack. Munnerlyn lifted up Brees and slammed him to the […]
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Teddy Bridgewater looking good in his NFL debut for Minnesota Vikings

It’s almost halftime at the Superdome between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints. The home team is ahead 13-6 currently, but who cares? The real news here today is rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater making his NFL debut for the Vikings. Matt Cassel had to leave with a toe injury earlier and will not return: Matt Cassel carted to the locker room with one shoe off...
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Report: Vikings don't see Adrian Peterson in their future

The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly ready to cut ties with running back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings placed Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list Wednesday, and it appears they’ve already looking ahead to their next move. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortenson, citing league sources, the team does not...
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Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back

Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back With Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson in a boat-load of trouble and indefinitely banned from the team, the Vikings may go with the hot hand between running backs Matt Asiata and Jerick McKinnon this week. Norv Turner hints at hot-hand … The post Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back appeared...
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Vikings release troubled wide receiver Jerome Simpson

Just hours after news broke Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson was in trouble with the law, again, the team announced it’s moving on without him. #Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 18, 2014 Simpson had an arraignment scheduled this morning for November 3 because of an incident that occurred on July 7. Police pulled him over and...
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