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Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Jerick McKinnon's potential is flying under the radar When people think of the running back situation for the Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson is really the only name that seems to matter. His return to the Vikings ... 3 Forgotten Factors That Could Help Minnesota Vikings Shock the ... The Minnesota Vikings play in the incredibly difficult NFC North, where they have ... Bowen...
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The Most Explosive Vikings of the Last Twenty Years

This weekend, Americans all over will be celebrating the country's independence. There will be plenty of american flags being waved, burgers being grilled, and of course there will be displays of beautiful explosions in the sky also known as fireworks.In the last 20 years, the Minnesota Vikings have had a few players on their teams whose play was worthy of a firework celebration...
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Minnesota Vikings’ player makes bold claim about himself

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Jerick McKinnon shouldn’t expect to be the team’s top running back this year. He was behind Matt Asiata last season, but now the return of Adrian Peterson pushes him to number three on the depth chart. That didn’t stop McKinnon from making a bold claim that will interest NFL Fantasy players.  Per TwinCities.com, McKinnon is confident he...
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Three most underrated players on the Vikings’ roster

The Minnesota Vikings don’t have too many well-known superstars on their roster. In fact, many would tell you Adrian Peterson is the lone Pro Bowl-caliber player on that team. Then they’ll tell you Mike Wallace is overrated, Cordarelle Patterson will be a bust and that Anthony Barr is solid but not great. But lost in the cards are a handful of Vikings players that quietly will...
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Three absolutely insane TD runs by Minnesota Vikings RB Adrain Peterson (video)

All offseason Minnesota Vikings running back Adrain Peterson has made a ton of off the field headlines. Obviously plenty’s been written about what he did (some very bad things), but this post is to remind everyone what a talent Peterson is on the field. In no way are his actions being excused; this is just a reminder the guy happens to be an amazing football player. Here are three...
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Can Adrian Peterson have a bounce back year?

This past year had to be one of the most frustrating that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson had ever faced.  His season was cut short when it came out that he had taken punishing his child a little too far and soon everyone was debating how someone could discipline their child and how Peterson should be punished. There is no doubt that Peterson went too far, but...
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Can Adrian Peterson have a bounce back year?

This past year had to be one of the most frustrating that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson had ever faced.  His season was cut short when it came out that he had taken punishing his child a little too far and soon everyone was debating how someone could discipline their child and how Peterson should be punished. There is no doubt that Peterson went too far, but...
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Five Vikings Who Have the Potential to Breakout in 2015

We take a quick glimpe at five Vikings who could have their coming out party in 2015. Minnesota is on the brink of being a team that can compete in the NFC, if they can get even a few of the guys listed below to start contibuting on a high level they could be a team on the rise in 2015. Teddy Bridgewater It wouldn’t be far fetched to say Teddy already had his breakout performance...
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Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson goes whitewater rafting (PHOTO)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson can lead an NFL team to victory, but can he guide an inflatable raft through the rapids at Jackson Hole, Wyo.? Peterson gave it a shot and shared his experience on Instagram. Barker-Ewing Whitewater, the company that organized the river trip, posted an action-shot of Peterson's crew on its Instagram account. Sitting in the very front...
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Three Minnesota Vikings’ fantasy football tips

If you’re a Minnesota Vikings fan, then this is a rare year where someone not named Adrian Peterson can help you win or lose your fantasy football season. With plenty of new faces in town and a team on the rise, there are many options you’ll have to make when it comes to the Vikings and your draft. Here are some of our latest Fantasy Football tips for you Vikings fans. You may...
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Can Adrian Peterson’s Return Push the Minnesota Vikings into the Playoffs?

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson walks over to speak with members of the media during NFL football minicamp in Eden Prairie, Minn., Thursday, June 18, 2015. (Mandatory credit: AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt) Despite making very little noise in the NFL Playoffs since the Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XLV in 2010, the NFC North has been one of the most consistently competitive...
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Vikings RB McKinnon: If I had a fantasy team, I'd take myself

To say that the Minnesota Vikings group of running backs are hitting the 2015 season overflowing with confidence would be an understatement. In addition to Adrian Peterson proclaiming himself the best running back in the game, second-year player Jerick McKinnon is apparently feeling really positive about this year. “If I had a fantasy team and could take myself, I would....
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3 bold predictions for Minnesota Vikings offense in 2015

The Minnesota Vikings have their best-looking offense since the Brett Favre days, which haven’t been around since 2010. With new faces, and the return of Adrian Peterson, this could be the best Vikings era since the Randy Moss-Chris Carter times. With that in mind, let’s review three bold predictions for their offense next season.   You may also be interested in: 3 best Green...
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Monday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Mike Wallace Is Being a Good Team Player...So Far Everything's coming up roses so far between the Minnesota Vikings and ... way to dispel reports that he was unhappy about being sent to Minnesota, a place he ... NFL Rumors: Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson brings Vikes teammates to Houston Texas for workout training session The Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson...
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Adrian Peterson: I'm still the NFL's best running back

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson slipped to No. 62 in NFL Network’s ranking of the Top 100 Players of 2015. This may be surprising to some considering Peterson only played one game in 2014. Also I appreciate all my colleagues for voting ya boy into the Top 100 ! Mad Love & Respect goes out to all of y'all (You All)! God Bless — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson...
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Video: Adrian Peterson can’t control his new gadget

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson bought a new Phunkee Duck, similar to a Segway but it doesn’t have the handlebars and is moreso shaped like a skateboard Peterson posted a video of himself trying out his fancy new gadget, though it’s clear he doesn’t exactly understand how it operates just yet: Stuntin gone wrong You may also be interested in: Video: Adrian...
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Adrian Peterson Grinding to Prove His Doubters Wrong

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson takes part in a drill during NFL football minicamp in Eden Prairie, Minn., Tuesday, June 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt) The 2014 NFL season had its fair share of problems on and off the field. While the league has always had issues with its players getting into legal trouble, last year had to be the worst by far. Ray Rice, Aaron...
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Peterson continues summer workouts with teammates

The Minnesota Vikings recently concluded their mandatory minicamp. That leaves team with approximately five weeks until it reunites for training camp. For running back Adrian Peterson, he is taking this time to continue practicing with wide receiver Mike Wallace and running back Jerick McKinnon. The trio is in Houston working out with Peterson’s longtime trainer James Cooper...
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Adrian Peterson brings Minnesota Vikings teammates to Houston for workouts

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is preparing for the 2015 season with his trainer in Houston, and it appears he has brought a couple teammates along. Wide receiver Mike Wallace and running back Jerick McKinnon are among the group pictured in one of Peterson's Tweet, which detailed the workout they went through on Thursday. Peterson and his trainer, James Cooper, are...
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Adrian Peterson working with Mike Wallace and Jerick McKinnon to get a headstart on training camp

No one will ever question Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's work ethic after coming back from a torn ACL to rush for over 2,000 yards in 2012 and earned MVP honors. Now coming off his suspension, Peterson once again wants to 'shock' the world and put up big-time numbers at the ripe old age of 30 while bringing wide receiver Mike Wallace and running back Jerick...
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WATCH: Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Wipes Out on a Phunkeeduck

Adrian Peterson is back. He will be suiting up for the Minnesota Vikings and will make the division race much more interesting than it was last year (or has been in a while). Fans are excited and fantasy owners are scrambling to figure out whether he is still worth the No. 1 pick in the draft. Well--AP almost brought dreams of gridiron and fantasy glory to a screeching halt Thursday...
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Jerick McKinnon undeterred by Adrian Peterson's return

Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon was prepared to take over the feature back spot on the team if Adrian Peterson didn't return, but as we know, things didn't quite turn out that way. However, that's not stopping McKinnon from preparing as if he's 3-down NFL back material. "Jerick is working on those things," running backs coach Kirby Wilson said, via ESPN. "Trying...
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Thursday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings 2015 Profiles: Anthony Barr There were a number of players who exceeded my expectations last season, but Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr stands out as the biggest ... Adrian Peterson should be No. 1 fantasy football pick Former OU and current Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) adjusts his helmet during NFL football minicamp...
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NFL Power Rankings: How Good are the Vikings?

Once a month, TopSportsReport releases an NFL power rankings article.  Our power rankings serve as a way to measure where each NFL team’s talent level is in relation to the others.  We have just released the June edition of our NFL power rankings article. To find out where Devereaux Frazier ranks Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson, Anthony Barr and the Minnesota Vikings, click...
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Vikings Could Be Super Bowl Contenders in U.S. Bank Stadium

The new Minnesota Vikings stadium will be called U.S. Bank Stadium, which is set to open in 2016. If the Vikings continue to improve, they could be competing for a Super Bowl that season. This is a team loaded with plenty of young talent and a good coach in Mike Zimmer. Adrian Peterson is getting up there in age, but should remain one of the best running backs in the league for the...
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