ADRIAN PETERSON NEWS

Report: Arizona Cardinals Still Looking To Trade For Adrian Peterson

The Arizona Cardinals are among the four “teams to watch” for a potential Adrian Peterson trade, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports. According to Rapoport, if a trade does happen, it will be during the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft (April 30 to May 2). The other three teams to watch for a potential A.P. trade are the Bucs, Cowboys and Jaguars. This obviously isn’t the first time...
Via Gridiron Grit
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Six teams ‘in the mix’ for Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson was reinstated last week from an NFL suspension for a child-abuse incident.  He’s under contract with the Minnesota Vikings for the next three years for $43.25 million, but it’s still unknown where the running back will play in 2015. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Vikings plan to keep Peterson if they can’t find a trading...
Via Sports-Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson's Agent Ben Dogra is Trolling Fans With Latest Tweet

Now that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been officially reinstated in to the NFL it is open season on the stud running back. The Vikings hold the rights to him and have stated they have no desire to trade him. That is, unless they can get a starting cornerback and a first round pick.As many as six teams have said to have interest in making a trade, but no one...
Via FatManWriting
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson stays home from Vikings' workouts

  A person with knowledge of Adrian Peterson's offseason workouts tells The Associated Press that star running back has decided not to attend Minnesota's spring strength and conditioning program. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation on Monday, the first day Vikings players gathered at team headquarters for supervised workouts...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: If Vikings Are To Trade Adrian Peterson, It’s Likely To Happen By Next Week

Sources tell Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press that unless the Vikings trade RB Adrian Peterson within the next week, he’ll remain with the team. “If he’s not traded next week, they’re going to keep him,” the source said. All indications from the Vikings have been that they plan to keep him. However, Tomasson‘s source mentioned that Minnesota ... The post Report...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rumor Mill: Adrian Peterson will stay in Minnesota for more guaranteed money

Now that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has officially been re-instated by the NFL, it’s time to figure out where he will be playing next season. Everything we have heard for months indicates that he’s determined to leave Minnesota. However, there might still be a chance that he sticks around… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: These would be great to see when the...
Via cover32
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson Willing To Play For Vikings If They Guarantee Most Of His Contract

According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, the question regarding Adrian Peterson right now comes down to how far he wants to push his situation with the Vikings to obtain what he’s looking for. Peterson’s contract includes $250,000 to be paid this offseason, but he’s expected to skip the team’s workouts. Cole mentions that in ... The post Report: Adrian Peterson Willing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson would be the death of the Cowboys

Those who do not learn from the past are doomed to repeat it. Those are words to live by with the Adrian Peterson saga.  Many people–especially the experts–believe Adrian is the answer for the Cowboys. They say we’re just one great running back away from winning the Super Bowl. They believe the offense would be unstoppable with the best back in football in the backfield. Those...
Via cover32
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson skips Vikings offseason workout

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsAdrian Peterson did not attend the start of the Minnesota Vikings’ offseason workout program Monday, according to ESPN. But the star running back has missed this stage of Minnesota’s offseason on a yearly basis.  The Vikings had not been expecting Peterson to show up at their facility. Peterson did attend the team’s voluntary veteran minicamp...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson not expected to attend Vikings’ voluntary workout

Adrian Peterson is not expected to attend the first day of the Minnesota Vikings’ voluntary workout Monday, though that might not be too alarming for the team. The St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Chris Tomasson reports that Peterson has a history of not attending the first day of voluntary workouts and that his attendance at them...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson not expected at Vikings workouts

Now that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by the NFL, his return to the field should be expected soon, but a quick return to the Minnesota Vikings is not to be expected. As the team prepares for their offseason workouts, Peterson is not expected to be in attendance despite a large check waiting for him. […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson Not Likely to Show Up for Vikings’ Workouts

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson was recently reinstated by the NFL. However, that doesn’t mean that he’ll be present when the team begins offseason workouts Monday. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Peterson did show up at the Vikings’ voluntary workouts last season, though he typically hadn’t in years past. Last year, Peterson showed for a few...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings’ Asking Price For Adrian Peterson Is High But Accurate

The Minnesota Vikings want a lot for Adrian Peterson, but it may very well be worth the six-time Pro Bowler.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Draft, Buccaneers, & Titans

Adrian Peterson ESPN’s Adam Caplan (video link) mentions that it would take “at least a first-round pick and more compensation” for the Vikings to even consider the idea of trading RB Adrian Peterson. Caplan adds that the Vikings want to add a starting cornerback, which means trading Peterson could require a first and second-round pick. Draft Florida State ... The post NFL...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should the Vikings draft Todd Gurley to replace Adrian Peterson?

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Adrian Peterson’s name has been one of the hottest throughout the entire offseason to this point, and there is quite a bit of speculation that the Minnesota Vikings could end up trading him. That being said, if they do that they are going to want to get a replacement for him in the 2015 NFL Draft. There is one player that makes a lot of sense for...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings want first-rounder, starting CB for Peterson

Now that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by the NFL, it will be interesting to see if he is successful in his quest to force his way out of Minnesota. Given the terms of his current contract and the value the Vikings want in return, Peterson may be stuck. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders, Cowboys Emerge as Front-Runners for RB Adrian Peterson

With running back Adrian Peterson reinstated into the NFL this week, the messy business of where he may play in 2015 has heated up in a far more tangible manner than it did during his time on the Commissioner’s Exempt List. Peterson, who missed all but one game in 2014 while being on said list, is the subject of a child-injury investigation stemming from using a switch to discipline...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Vikings and Spielman Have Found Gems in the Late Rounds of the Draft

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings and Spielman Have Drafted Some Late-Round Gems

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders among teams interested in Adrian Peterson

With Adrian Peterson now officially reinstated and his status with the Minnesota Vikings still very much on the fence, potential landing spots elsewhere around the NFL are beginning to spread around. Among the several teams set to get involved should Peterson become available, the Oakland Raiders have interest in acquiring the three-time All-Pro, according to […]
Via Full Scale Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Childhood Photo Could Forecast Adrian Peterson Playing for Dallas Cowboys

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson is set to be reinstated to the NFL today. However, the buzz going around is where exactly Peterson will play in 2015 if he does not remain with Minnesota. Among other teams at the forefront of the race to land Peterson—who has expressed his uneasiness to play for the Vikings—the Dallas Cowboys stick out as a top suitor. But will...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Among Interested Teams In Adrian Peterson

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media confirms a report from Mike Freeman of the B/R that the Raiders are among the interested teams in acquiring Vikings RB Adrian Peterson. Freeman recently spoke to two general managers about Peterson following the news that he has been reinstated. The executives specifically mentioned that Cowboys, the Cardinals and Raiders as teams that could ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson articles on Cowboys site don’t constitute tampering

A couple of articles about Adrian Peterson that were published on the official website of the Dallas Cowboys don’t amount to tampering, per an interpretation of NFL rules by Pro Football Talk. Rob Phillips, senior writer for the Cowboys site, wrote in a piece published Thursday that the acquisition of the Minnesota Vikings running back...Read More The post Adrian Peterson articles...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson reinstated by the NFL, does this mean he will become a Dallas Cowboy soon?

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated into the NFL after serving a near 7-month lay-low from playing.  He was suspended on November 18th.  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to Peterson stating he is expected to fulfill his obligations for his indictment by a Texas grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child, which was...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Reinstates Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson

DECEMBER 1: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball against Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears during overtime of the game on December 1, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Bear 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) And just like that the NFL’s top running...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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