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Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Vikings know their line is the bottom line MANKATO — Right guard intrigue is not exactly a sexy storyline, but the open competition at that position is a portal into the Minnesota Vikings' high-stakes ... Vikings' Matt Kalil thankful for no post-practice knee pain Minnesota Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil is leaving practices at training camp with a somewhat pedestrian feeling...
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Mike Zimmer says Adrian Peterson 'looks like a Hall of Fame' running back

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer couldn't hold back his praise for Adrian Peterson stating the rusher 'looks like a Hall of Fame' running back. Peterson, back from almost a year long absence dues to legal issues and a league suspension, hasn't shown a bit of rust at the start to the team's training camp. “He’s in fantastic shape. His body is rock hard. He’s really...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things to keep watching for during Vikings’ training camp

The Minnesota Vikings recently finished up day four of training camp, and there still are plenty of things we need to find out soon as to how they’ll roll into 2015. It’s a year of hype and intrigue after the team made many strong additions and chose to bring back controversial running back Adrian Peterson, who is a guarantee to give this team a much-needed spark. With that in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson back in pads and moving forward with Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the NFC North

Adrian Peterson returns after a year off for the Vikings. Minnesota is widely considered to be a sleeper, but does that mean this will have enough...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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 NFL.com, 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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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Zimmer: I feel so much more comfortable with the team

Minnesota Viking coach Mike Zimmer is going into his second season as the team's coach and he said that it's like night and day from last year. Zimmer came in with a quarterback controversy in the preseason, the Adrian Peterson saga at the start of the season, and a quarterback switch that kept him quite busy in 2014. However, the coach said that he's feeling a lot more comfortable...
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Watch: Five sick Adrian Peterson jukes on Madden

Minnesota Vikings running back is probably the most fun player to play with in Madden video games, given his speed, talents and of course his nasty jukes. Peterson is set to make an epic return to the Vikings in 2015 after missing the final 15 games of last season. It remains a mystery as to whether or not we’ll see his vintage self. With that in mind, let’s sit back and enjoy...
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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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Adrian Peterson Showered with Cheers

The Minnesota Vikings displayed their loyalty to their star running back, Adrian Peterson, last week, signing him to a new contract. On Saturday, Minnesota Vikings fans exhibited their appreciation for AP. Peterson arrived at Minnesota State University on Saturday for the first day of training camp and was showered with affection from the crowd according to NFL.com. Vikings fans...
Via Football Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson sports new 'Armor of God' tattoo (Photo)

Adrian Peterson reported to Minnesota Vikings training camp Saturday with an large "Armor of God" tattoo on his upper body. You can tell that the former NFL MVP invested a lot of time and money in this one. ☝🏾 A photo posted by Adrian L Peterson (@adrianpeterson) on Jul 24, 2015 at 5:56pm PDT H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter...
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WATCH: Teddy Bridgewater's Reaction to Adrian Peterson's Arrival at Vikings Training Camp is Priceless

The Minnesota Vikings were one of two teams to report to training camp on Saturday. After arriving Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was in the midst of his press conference when Adrian Peterson arrived. As could be expected, the fans were pretty happy to see him and chants of, "AP! AP! AP!" broke out.Bridgewater could hear the chants as could every one else at his press conference...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson 'definitely happy' to be back with Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- Adrian Peterson says he's "definitely happy" to be back with the Minnesota Vikings, after a tumultuous past year that put his future with the team in doubt. Peterson and his teammates reported to training camp on a sunny Saturday at Minnesota State University. The dozens of autograph-seeking fans gathered for the annual dorm-room move-in saved their loudest...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson 'definitely happy' to be back with Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- Adrian Peterson says he's "definitely happy" to be back with the Minnesota Vikings, after a tumultuous past year that put his future with the team in doubt. Peterson and his teammates reported to training camp on a sunny Saturday at Minnesota State University. The dozens of autograph-seeking fans gathered for the annual dorm-room move-in saved their loudest...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson, Vikings tote high hopes to training camp

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Adrian Peterson says he's ''definitely happy'' to be back with the Minnesota Vikings, after a tumultuous past year that put his future with the team in doubt. Peterson and his teammates reported to training camp on a sunny Saturday at Minnesota State University. The dozens of autograph-seeking fans gathered for the annual dorm-room move-in saved their loudest...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans greet Adrian Peterson: ‘Real Vikings fans still love you’

As soon Adrian Peterson arrived at Minnesota State University, Minnesota Vikings fans started cheering for the running back. “Welcome home AP; real Vikings fans still love you.” the 2012 NFL MVP’s joined his teammates for the start of training camp on Saturday. “It’s definitely a good feeling to know that people do have your back,” Peterson said. “But I’m sure...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Concept logo created for Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (PHOTO)

Marketing yourself as a professional athlete begins with building your brand, and what better way to do that than to have your own personal logo?Now, thanks to Weis Karzai and Brandon Hubschman of NFL Memes, 22 of the NFL's biggest stars now have a snappy logo to go with their household names.Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was one of the players selected for the project...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Minnesota Vikings

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the Minnesota Viikings.  Team Outlook: Throw just about everything we learned about the Vikings last year out the window. Adrian Peterson is back and ready to reassume his role as the backfield's bell-cow, which should provide more single-coverage on the outside for Charles Johnson...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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