ADRIAN PETERSON NEWS

Vikings Actively Trying To Get Worse By Trading Adrian Peterson

In an effort to try and make the team less competitive and enjoyable to watch, sources have indicated that the Minnesota Vikings “have been attempting to trade Adrian Peterson for weeks.” The 2012 MVP of the league, and 2007 Offensive Rookie of the Year, Adrian Peterson has seen his career take a hard turn for the worse, as he was found to have disciplined his child to an unwarranted...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peterson just 1 of the players left in limbo by ruling

BOSTON (AP) There is a defensive end heading for free agency who had 15 sacks in his last full season. The kind of player a team can build a pass rush around, if he were spending more time on the football field and less in the courts fighting domestic abuse charges. Greg Hardy's current team, the Carolina Panthers, isn't expected to make him an offer. And then there's the recent...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vegas Odds On Where Adrian Peterson Plays Next Season

Adrian Peterson is one of the best running backs in the NFL and has done great things for the Minnesota Vikings over the years, but after the mess that kept him out of the game last season he wants out. Word has it that the team wants him out too. Yes, they are publicly saying that the team wants him to return.However, word online is that the team is actively shopping its superstar...
Via FatManWriting
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should the Minnesota Vikings consider an interior lineman in the NFL Draft?

Glamorous. That’s not the word that comes to mind when thinking about players along the offensive line. And it’s especially not attributed to the guys in the middle of that group, the guards and center. While “skill-position” players get all of the headlines, and offensive tackles get the biggest contracts, interior linemen toil in relative anonymity. But in the center of...
Via cover32 - Vikings
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings have had 'open dialogue' with Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have been taking advantage of their opportunity to communicate with Adrian Peterson. General manager Rick Spielman said Monday the organization has had ''open dialogue'' with the star running back since the NFL tabled his suspension and returned him to the special exempt list where he spent much of the 2014 season while the child abuse case...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings GM: Team has spoken with Adrian Peterson

While he refused to disclose the nature of the discussions, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman on Monday confirmed that their has been contact between the team and evidently disgruntled running back Adrian Peterson. Spielman made the comments regarding an “open dialogue” presently occurring between the Vikings and Peterson while attending the University of Minnesota’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Draft, Free Agency, Raiders, Rams, & Seahawks

Adrian Peterson Vikings GM Rick Spielman said on Monday that they’ve been in contact with RB Adrian Peterson since last week’s ruling. According to Spielman, the ability to have “open dialogue” has been “beneficial,” as they’re still hoping to have Peterson back next year. “We are able to have communication now with Adrian,” Spielman said, via Chris ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spielman: Vikings in 'open communication' with Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS -- Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the team has had "open dialogue" with embattled running back Adrian Peterson since he was placed back on the NFL commissioner's exempt list last week. Speaking from the University of Minnesota's pro day Monday morning at the Gophers' Nagurski-Gibson Football Complex, Spielman repeatedly declined to delve into the conversations...
Via Fox Sports North
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Draft Profile: Dorial Green-Beckham

Before we start with this, we should make one thing clear: Dorial Green-Beckham is an absolute beast. He stands at 6’5” and weighs 237 pounds and made a mockery of the SEC during his two seasons at Missouri with 17 touchdowns in 25 games. If we were talking talent alone, “DGB” would easily be a top-five selection in the upcoming NFL Draft.However, today’s NFL doesn’t...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Bills should seriously pursue Adrian Peterson

(http://extras.mnginteractive.com) Reports surfaced yesterday that the Buffalo Bills could be a potential trade suitor for Minnesota Vikings’ star running back Adrian Peterson. While there are several factors on both sides to consider, Buffalo should seriously pursue bringing AP to Western New York. This stems from an argument between Peterson’s agent and Vikings executives...
Via Down and Distance
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Winners and Losers Around the NFL This Week

It has been an active week around the National Football League. Some star players have been released and another star player came closer to being reinstated into the league. Here’s the winners and losers of this week’s action around the NFL. The Winners Adrian Peterson, Running Back, Minnesota Vikings A step in the right direction. Peterson had his suspension overturned by the...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What Should We Expect from Adrian Peterson After Age 30?

With the news that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson won his court hearing against the NFL and is closer to being reinstated, it’s time to talk about a few things. Peterson has a $15.4 million price tag in 2015—will the Vikings absorb it and welcome him back? If they don’t, do they release him, saving $13 million (he has only $2.4 million in “dead money”...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson, agent release statements

Adrian Peterson released a statement Friday following U.S. District Court Judge David Doty’s decision to overturn the arbitration decision which kept Peterson on the suspended list until at least April 2015. “I was pleased to learn about Judge Doty’s decision,” Peterson said in a statement. “It is a positive step in protecting players’ rights and preserving due...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson releases statement on Judge’s decision

Yesterday, US District Judge Doty overturned the suspension of Adrian Peterson. Today, Peterson spoke out about the ruling… “I was pleased to learn about Judge Doty’s decision,” Peterson wrote in a press release after Doty ruled in his favor, granting an NFL Players Association motion to vacate a previous ruling by arbitrator Harold Henderson. “It is a positive step...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson releases statement on Judge’s decision

Yesterday, US District Judge Doty overturned the suspension of Adrian Peterson. Today, Peterson spoke out about the ruling… “I was pleased to learn about Judge Doty’s decision,” Peterson wrote in a press release after Doty ruled in his favor, granting an NFL Players Association motion to vacate a previous ruling by arbitrator Harold Henderson. “It is a positive step...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts, Cardinals, Cowboys interested in Adrian Peterson?

Adrian Peterson’s father knows of at least three NFL teams who have interest in his son, and all of those teams are contenders. Peterson’s father, Nelson, spoke with the St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Chris Tomasson and told the writer that he has heard the Cardinals, Colts and Cowboys have interest in his son should the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson issues statement, doesn't mention Vikings

Adrian Peterson and his agent, Ben Dogra, broke their silence Friday and applauded the decision by U.S. District Court Judge David Doty for overturning the arbitration decision which kept Peterson on the suspended list until at least April 2015. What Peterson and Dogra didn't disclose is the running back's desire to return -- or not to return -- to the Minnesota Vikings next season...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Progress pleases Peterson; statement of thanks skips Vikings

Adrian Peterson says he's pleased to be ''one step closer'' to returning to the field. Peterson's agency, Relativity Sports, released a statement from the Minnesota running back Friday, expressing ''gratitude for all of the support'' from fans, the NFL Players Association, union lawyer Jeffrey Kessler and his agents. His statement didn't mention the Vikings at all, though, after...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson releases statement, no mention of the Vikings

Fresh off winning his court battle against the National Football League and closer to returning to the game he loves, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson released a statement Friday afternoon. I was pleased to learn about Judge Doty’s decision. It is a positive step in protecting players’ rights and preserving due process for all players. It also brings me one step...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bold prediction suggests New Orleans Saints could bring an old friend back

Now that the games are over, the next few months will be spent following the NFL’s off-the-field news. This will include free agency, the draft and random things like the police blotter. In a sport that truly is a year-round endeavor, however, this certainly won’t be a quiet time on the calendar. So with that thought in mind, cover32′s James Merilatt came up with five bold...
Via cover32 - Saints
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bold prediction says Minnesota Vikings could actually cut Adrian Peterson

Now that the games are over, the next few months will be spent following the NFL’s off-the-field news. This will include free agency, the draft and random things like the police blotter. In a sport that truly is a year-round endeavor, however, this certainly won’t be a quiet time on the calendar. So with that thought in mind, cover32′s James Merilatt came up with five bold...
Via cover32 - Vikings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Cowboys, & Colts Potential Options For Adrian Peterson?

According to Pro Football Talk, the Cowboys, Cardinals and Colts could all be options for Vikings RB Adrian Peterson in the event he ends up being available. On Thursday, Judge David Doty sent his appeal case back to Judge Harold Henderson, which means it will return to the CBA process. Peterson’s father, Nelson Peterson, told Chris Tomasson that his son remains open to returning...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Adrian Peterson isn’t a fit for the Raiders

6 reasons why Adrian Peterson is a bad fit in Oakland The tense relationship between Adrian Peterson and the Vikings continues. Speculation arose (#RaidersTwitter) why the Raiders should try acquiring him via trade, or signing him as a free agent. Somehow, folks think he can be the missing piece. There are many reasons to for the Raiders to not pursue him. 1 – Latavius Murray-...
Via cover32 - Raiders
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Wins Appeal, Can Move Forward With Future

Adrian Peterson got some great news on Thursday afternoon when U.S. District Judge David Doty upheld an appeal regarding his suspension stemming from child abuse charges last September.In the 16-page ruling, Doty stated that arbitrator Harold Henderson "simply disregarded the law of the shop and in doing so failed to meet his duty" under the collective bargaining agreement.In the...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Father Says Adrian Peterson Open To Vikings Return, But No Deadline Set

If father knows best, Adrian Peterson is willing to play for the Minnesota Vikings next season. The All-Pro running back and his longtime employer haven’t gotten along too well recently, leading some to question whether Peterson’s days in Minnesota are over. Yet according to his father, Nelson, the door still is open — if the price is right, of course...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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