Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Will be Scarce Until Regular Season

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Will be Scarce Until Regular Season The Minnesota Vikings are playing it safe when it comes to preserving their star running back, Adrian Peterson, whom we will see very little of until September. Adrian Peterson likely won't play in the preseason: The reason: he doesn't need to. Minnesota … The post Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Will be Scarce Until...
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Adrian Peterson praises versatile Minnesota Vikings offense

Adrian Peterson has played with some great hand-off quarterbacks for the Vikings since entering the league in 2007: Tarvaris Jackson, Kelly Holcomb, Brooks Bollinger, Gus Frerotte, Joe Webb, Christian Ponder, et al. Minnesota's milquetoast collection of signal-callers -- minus Brett Favre's unworldly 2009 campaign -- constantly have led the generational running back to eight...
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Peterson: Vikings more aggressive

Now that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has arrived, bringing what should be a more aggressive scheme to the Minnesota Vikings, running back Adrian Peterson said he's playing in the offense he's "been looking for for the past seven years." And in the process of talking about Turner, Peterson admitted just how staid he thought the Vikings had become. "Let...
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Adrian Peterson may sit out entire preseason

With the Minnesota Vikings under new leadership and coaching, Adrian Peterson is being catered to. Speaking on the new offense, Peterson called it “versatile” under head coach Mike Zimmer and offensive coordinator Norv Turner. This is the type of offense, the “right offense” according to Peterson, that he’s been searching for the past seven years. […]
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Peterson won't play much in preseason but 'excited' about Vikings' new offense

MANKATO, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson has proven he doesn't need much of a dry run to be ready for the NFL season and he likely won't get much of one this season as he adapts to a new offense with coordinator Norv Turner. Peterson, who missed the preseason in 2012 following reconstructive knee surgery, went on to win the MVP award that season and rush for the second-most yards...
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Adrian Peterson: Vikings offense no longer predictable

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson finds himself in a versatile offense that won’t be predictable for the first time in his career. “Let’s call it what it is: I thought in the past, we’ve been predictable,” Peterson said, via “I’m sure you guys wrote stories about us being predictable the past seven years. You won’t be able to write that story...
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Kyle Rudolph excited to continue career in Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a five-year contract extension on Saturday. The deal is reportedly worth a minimum of $36.5 million, and could be worth up to $40 million.  Rudolph is guaranteed $19.4 million in the new deal. “I’m extremely excited to get this extension completed and continue my career with the Minnesota Vikings,” Rudolph said. “I’ve...
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Adrian Peterson may not play in the preseason

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network that running back Adrian Peterson may not play in the preseason. Mike Zimmer told me he has nothing to see from Adrian Peterson in preseason. If he wants to get a carry or 2, he will. But may just get none — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2014 This is a smart move by Zimmer. Peterson has nothing to prove....
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Internal Goals: Barkevious Mingo looks forward to his sophomore season

With twelve minutes and twenty-four seconds left in the fourth quarter of a tie game against the Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson harnessed a hand-off from his quarterback, Christian Ponder, and took two quick strides forward, finding himself just inside of his left tackle, Matt Kalil. Peterson, widely considered to be one of the best—if not the...
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The fantasy football debate: LeSean McCoy or Adrian Peterson

Every year I say to myself, no I’m not doing it this year. I’m just going to watch the games and not root for an opposing player to score a touchdown because I drafted in him in a league he has no clue of. I’m not going to hope the Eagles get shutout by San Francisco because I have their defense on my team. Then after I say that to myself I say, “oh wow Julio Jones is still...
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Watch: Vikings’ RB Adrian Peterson Gives Fantasy Football Advice

Watch: Vikings’ RB Adrian Peterson Gives Fantasy Football Advice Minnesota Vikings stud running back, Adrian Peterson is full of confidence as he starts his eighth year with the team. Along with talking about what is in store in 2014, Peterson also had a tidbit of fantasy football advice to share, … The post Watch: Vikings’ RB Adrian Peterson Gives Fantasy Football Advice appeared...
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Vikings hope Peterson has larger role in passing game

MANKATO, Minn. -- Mike Zimmer was on the sidelines for Adrian Peterson's first regular-season NFL game in 2007, watching from the opposing sideline as Peterson took a short swing pass 60 yards for his first touchdown. Zimmer was the Atlanta Falcons' defensive coordinator at the time. He's able to appreciate such a play a little more these days as Peterson's coach...
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2014 Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Access: Day 1

Once again, writer Cristy Brusoe is heading down to Vikings Training Camp for Purple Jesus Diaries to cover all the shenanigans. Here is her first report from Saturday morning practice … It was a wet, rainy morning at Vikings Training Camp. I made the two-hour trek down to Mankato early this morning to catch a glimpse of the new Vikings’ coaching staff and team. My first stop...
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Vikings training camp preview: Fan guide to camp

  This is the 13th in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S PREVIEW: FAN GUIDE TO CAMP The Minnesota Vikings return to Mankato this month for the 49th year, but the first under new coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer visited the facilities at Minnesota State University earlier this summer and was pleased with the Vikings' arrangement...
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Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Secretly Get Married?

If the rumor is true my faith in social media, the Twitter-atti, paparazzi, gossip mongers, and the media in general is completely blown away. How could no one--not even TMZ who has a camera everywhere--catch that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson got married?What has the world come to when you can't count on tabloids anymore?@247NFL_NewsNothing has been confirmed...
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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.  
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NFL Adrian Peterson Secretly Got Married To Ashley Brown

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Adrian Peterson -- YES, I GOT MARRIED!!!

Adrian Peterson is a married man ... TMZ Sports has confirmed. We spoke to AP's rep who confirms the Minnesota Vikings running back recently tied the knot to girlfriend Ashley Brown. The two were both wearing wedding rings at the Starkey Hearing Foundation gala in Minnesota this weekend
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Adrian Peterson Marries One of His 6 Baby Mamas

Congrats to the happy couple. TMZ has the details. We spoke to AP’s rep who confirms the Minnesota Vikings running back recently tied the knot to girlfriend Ashley Brown. We’re told Adrian and Ashley have been on-and-off since Adrian’s college days. As we previously reported, Adrian has 6 children … and at least one of those is with Ashley.
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Adrian Peterson apparently joins newlywed game

Turns out there's a Mrs. Adrian Peterson. The star Vikings running back showed up at the annual Starkey Hearing Foundation Gala on Sunday with a ring on his finger and the former Ashley Brown on his arm. The woman's Twitter profile now lists her name as Ashley Peterson (@MsAshPeterson), and she describes herself as "Wife. Mother. God 1st." The couple already had...
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Twitter activity by Adrian Peterson’s gal indicates the couple recently got married

While no confirmation has been made by either the Minnesota Vikings or Adrian Peterson, some activity by his longtime girlfriend certainly appears to indicate that the two were recently married. Ashley Brown, who has been dating the Vikings running back for years and is the mother to Adrian Peterson, Jr., now refers to herself as […] The post Twitter activity by Adrian Peterson’s...
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Norv Turner: Vikes QB situation ‘as good as you could ask for’

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes the teams quarterback situation is “as good as you could ask for.” Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder and Teddy Bridgewater will compete in training camp for the starting job. “We’re sitting there with two quarterbacks who have taken teams to playoffs and won over 10 games, which is hard to do,” Turner told Vikings...
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Formations Fantasy Football Review: Minnesota Vikings Edition

The Minnesota Vikings will eventually have a new QB at the helm with Teddy Bridgewater. They also have a talented team with many players who can help you win your fantasy league.  Star: Cordarrelle Patterson (WR) 13 Stats: 45 catches-469 yards-4 TD Why He’s a Star: Adrian Peterson is by far the biggest start on […] The post Formations Fantasy Football Review: Minnesota Vikings...
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Gus Bradley: Gerhart “even faster than we gave him credit for”

After backing up Adrian Peterson for four seasons in Minnesota, tailback Toby Gerhart gets a starting job of his own in Jacksonville. The 27-year-old Gerhart, who had just 276 regular season carries for the Vikings, could conceivably get that much work alone this season for the Jaguars, who saw Maurice Jones-Drew leave in free agency and didn’t draft a back until Round Seven (Storm...
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Vikings coordinator Mike Priefer apologizes for Kluwe incident

The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday that special teams coordinator Mike Priefer will be suspend three games without pay during the 2014 regular season for inappropriate conduct following an investigation into allegations made by former punter Chris Kluwe. Priefer will have the chance to reduce the suspension to two games if he attends individualized anti-harassment, diversity...
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