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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Bills, & Chiefs

Adrian Peterson Charles Robinson believes the Vikings’ stance with RB Adrian Peterson could be an indication that they want to retain him beyond 2015. Robinson points out that it doesn’t make sense for them to deal all that has transpired this offseason if they only plan to keep him for the upcoming season. According to ... The post NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Bills, & Chiefs...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Matt Chatham: Adrian Peterson’s Rant Sheds Light On Power Imbalance

Adrian Peterson has quite the bone to pick with NFL contracts. The Minnesota Vikings running back, who has stayed away from OTAs this week, unleashed a string of tweets Thursday afternoon, arguing why NFL players should have the same type of guaranteed contracts that players in others sports receive. While Peterson might be “the worst possible spokesman right now,” according...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peterson is wrong (sorta): NFL players have great power

Adrian Peterson went on a Twitter rant yesterday.  Because when you plead out of a felony child abuse charge that makes you miss a season and then try to force your team to trade you, meeting your wants and needs is right at the top of everyone's list.  Although his outburst on social media certainly isn't going to change anything for himself, it's worth noting that some of AP...
Via Football By Football
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Is Wrong: NFL Players Have Great Power...

Adrian Peterson went on a Twitter rant yesterday.  Because when you plead out of a felony child abuse charge that makes you miss a season and then try to force your team to trade you, meeting your wants and needs is right at the top of everyone's list.  Although his outburst on social media certainly isn't going to change anything for himself, it's worth noting that some of AP...
Via Football By Football
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Adrian Peterson deserve a spot on the NFL’s Top 100?

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was ranked 62nd in the NFL Network’s “Top 100 players of 2015,” despite only playing one game in all of 2015. Even though Peterson has been without a doubt the best running back in the league ever since he joined the league in 2007, one might think his name shouldn’t have made this list. It depends on how you look at it. AP is...
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Twitter reacts to Adrian Peterson’s epic Twitter rant

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson went on an epic rant regarding his contract status, and how players need guaranteed contracts: It’s time for a change! Then again I’m grateful because at the end of the day, I know some of those same guys that wish a team held on! — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) May 28, 2015 That was one of the Tweets he posted. Here is what...
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Breaking: Adrian Peterson goes off on major Twitter rant

It’s been a week of destruction for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Firstly, he decided he’d sit out OTAs. Then it was believed he asked for a trade. Then Mike Zimmer said he wasn’t going anywhere else and could only play for Minny. Then AP said he wanted to stay with the team. Then Peterson went on an epic Twitter Rant earlier today. Here are some of the main...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Continues to be Disgruntled

Did you think the Adrian Peterson drama was over or starting to tone down? Unfortunately it has not.For the past few months Peterson has been acting like the victim. First he opened up about how he would feel uneasy about returning to the team because he felt they did not support him enough throughout his suspension. His agent Ben Dogra also lobbied for the Vikings to trade him and...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Tom Brady, Cowboys, & Eagles

Adrian Peterson Ben Goessling of ESPN spoke to a Vikings’ source who  was “emphatic” that they have never asked RB Adrian Peterson to take a pay cut. This comes in response to a Tweet posted by Peterson earlier in the day: Ok great two sided! Well why when one party decides … Mr. ? we wan't ... The post NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Tom Brady, Cowboys, & Eagles appeared...
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Adrian Peterson goes on epic Twitter rant

Adrian Peterson has had it. He’s done with the Vikings and, at this point, he doesn’t care how anyone else feels about it. I feel he does, in fact, have some valid points, but there is definitely people on both sides of this argument. Here is Peterson’s tirade: I love people who think they know it all! Smh, Research how many NFL teams hasn't honored a player's contract &...
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Adrian Peterson vents on Twitter about honoring contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of the Minnesota Vikings offseason. Peterson has come under fire after saying he wanted a long-term commitment from the team after missing most of last season while addressing a child abuse charge. He has three years...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The most dominant player on each team: NFC North edition

Green Bay Packers: Aaron Rodgers QB It is almost too obvious of a decision, as the reigning MVP is one of the best players in the league and the best player at his position right now. He carries the Green Bay Packers and makes them a perennial Super Bowl contender each season. Last year he threw for 4,381 yards, with a completion percentage of 65.6 percent, 38 touchdowns versus...
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Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Goes On Twitter Rant About Contract

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is back in the news this week after skipping OTAs. Peterson played in just one game last season after being indicted in September on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. He’s been involved in a few trade rumors since the 2014 season ended, but the Vikings don’t appear to be willing to part ways. In fact, new Vikings...
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Adrian Peterson goes on ridiculous Twitter rant about contracts

Adrian Peterson is clearly still unhappy with the Minnesota Vikings, and he took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration in a way that most agree was utterly ridiculous. Peterson went on a scattered rant about how NFL teams hold all of the power when it comes to contracts. His overall point seemed to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson has two Choices

View image | gettyimages.com In the never ending, sad, saga, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer spoke about the team's awol, star running back today. Shall we say that he has options, Peterson can play for the Vikes or he can sit on the sideline. In a nut shell, the spoiled brat can honor his contract or not play in the NFL at all. I think this is awesome. Bravo coach Zimmer.I am sorry...
Via Goon's World
1 day ago  |  Discuss

He's upset: Adrian Peterson goes off about NFL contracts on Twitter

Adrian Peterson isn't happy and he took to Twitter to talk about. The Minnesota Vikings running back hasn't been a part of the team's OTAs this week and isn't required to show up until mandatory minicamp on June 16. That shouldn't surprise anyone as Peterson has skipped OTAs in years past. However, things are different this year because Peterson has made it clear that he would prefer...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson goes on social media rant regarding contract

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson probably doesn’t understand that “tweeting through it” won’t accomplish many goals. The much maligned veteran went on a pretty absurd Twitter rant on Thursday, talking about everything from how NFL teams don’t honor contracts to how players are thrown to the side “like trash.” It was a meltdown of epic proportions: ...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Cowboys, Broncos, & Ravens

Adrian Peterson Mike Garafolo reports that Adrian Peterson met with Vikings HC Mike Zimmer on Wednesday following Zimmer’s comments about Peterson playing for Minnesota or no one. According to Garafolo, there’s still mutual respect between Peterson and Zimmer. Peterson tried to clarify his position to have more guaranteed money added to his contract via his ... The post NFL Notes...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace feels comfortable in Vikings’ offense

Mike Wallace was acquired by the Minnesota Vikings earlier this offseason from the Miami Dolphins, and is expected to be their number one wide receiver. He certainly will improve the Vikings’ offense, and it was a much needed addition to help second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater take the next step. According to reports, Wallace is already feeling comfortable in the Vikings...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Will Not Be a Cowboy in 2015

Adrian Peterson will not be in a Dallas Cowboys uniform in 2015. Please repeat this to yourself until you fully believe it.While the idea of it may seem like a sexy discussion topic, exacerbated this week by talks of Peterson’s potential retirement if not released from the Vikings, it is simply not a good move for Big D.When I said there was a better chance of arresting Carmen...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian “All-Day” Peterson can be replaced

At the end of the day, after everyone puts their laptops and phones away, football is just a game. Whether Randy Gregory pans out at defensive end, or if the Oakland Raiders will post a winning season this year, none of those outcomes truly affect the general public. Yes, football does mean the world to thousands of people across the nation, but there comes a time where both the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings were one of few teams to excel in this NFL category

The Minnesota Vikings offense wasn’t among the scariest last season, and without Adrian Peterson, they really didn’t excel as much as they should have. Nonetheless, Fox Sports actually posted an interesting fact you can tell your co-Vikings fans: The Vikings were only one of four teams to convert on all of their two-point conversion attempts. The Vikings went four-for-four last...
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Twitter reacts to Adrian Peterson’s situation

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer recently had the following to say about Adrian Peterson: Strong statement from Vikings coach Mike Zimmer. http://t.co/zrVqpEu4j7 pic.twitter.com/zZ4SquozZG — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) May 27, 2015 So for now, many believe that will end the trade rumors. Let’s see how Twitter reacted to the entire situation: Vikings steadfast on Peterson...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

As Vikings stand pat, absent Peterson addresses reports he wants trade

  Adrian Peterson spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings. Peterson and Vikings coach Mike Zimmer finally cut to the chase Wednesday. "He's really got two choices. He can either play for us or he cannot play," Zimmer said on the second day of optional practices that Peterson skipped...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson ‘Securing My Future’ Statement Defies Reality

Adrian Peterson needs a lesson in basic economics. The Minnesota Vikings star running back is already scheduled to be the highest-paid running back in the NFL in 2015 ($44.25 million over three years), based on his current contract. Yet, based on his own statement on Wednesday, we now know his refusal to show up to team OTAs has everything to do with money. “The reason I’m not...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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