ADRIAN PETERSON NEWS

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
3 hours 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
3 hours 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
3 hours 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
18 hours 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
23 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Running to Repair an Image

Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball for ten thousand career rushing yards against Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears on December 1, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) Adrian Peterson will be reinstated to the NFL, allowing him to participate in all team activities...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys already tampering with Adrian Peterson?

  It looks like the Dallas Cowboys are in the clear when it comes to tampering with Adrian Peterson.   It makes all the sense in the world that Peterson — who was reinstated by the league Thursday — will land in Dallas at some point as there seems to be mutual interest, but for the time being, he’s a member of the Minnesota Vikings. The fact that Peterson is...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

So Long Till Adrian Peterson Officially Becomes A Hold Out?

The Minnesota Vikings got some good news on Thursday when the NFL announced that their superstar running back, Adrian Peterson, was going to be officially reinstated to the NFL and free to participate in team activities on Friday. The question going forward will be whether he is going to be participating in Vikings OTA's, another teams, or in no OTA's.It all depends on how hard a...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by NFL

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be back in the NFL beginning tomorrow as he has been reinstated from his suspension for abusing his son. Peterson only played in one game last season as he was indicted for beating his four-year-old son with a switch.  Peterson’s case became a debate across the country, whether or not people should hit their children. The NFL...
Via Total Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 7-Round Mock Draft

Round One – Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State View image | gettyimages.com Trae Waynes is the most talented cornerback in this draft class.  I don’t believe it’s far fetched to believe that Mike Zimmer will go defense in round one, especially because they have a need at cornerback that will continue to become more prevalent.  Terence Newman is 37 and Captain Munnerlyn...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL clears Peterson for return

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent the Minnesota Vikings star a letter on Thursday advising him of his reinstatement. Peterson missed most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. Goodell wrote that Peterson will have to fulfill...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson likely to do his best to sway Vikings to trade him

In notifying Adrian Peterson he was reinstated Thursday, the NFL declared the veteran running back "may participate in all scheduled activities with the Vikings." That doesn't mean he will. The Vikings will open their offseason program in Minnesota on Monday, when all players can take part in voluntary workouts at the team's facility. If everything were hunky dory for Peterson, he...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson will be reinstated on Friday, but can he stay with Vikings?

In February, Adrian Peterson had his suspension overturned by a US District Judge. On Friday, the NFL will reinstate Peterson as an active player and according to Ian Rapoport, Peterson will not face any further suspension by the league. The Vikings have chimed in with a short statement… The Minnesota Vikings have been informed by the NFL that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson will be reinstated on Friday, but can he stay with Vikings?

In February, Adrian Peterson had his suspension overturned by a US District Judge. On Friday, the NFL will reinstate Peterson as an active player and according to Ian Rapoport, Peterson will not face any further suspension by the league. The Vikings have chimed in with a short statement… The Minnesota Vikings have been informed by the NFL that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson to be Reinstated by NFL on Friday

It was only a matter of time before Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson would be reinstated by the NFL. The time, according to Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, is Friday. He cited a statement from the league that provided the details: “Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings was advised today that effective tomorrow he is reinstated as an active NFL player...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson Wants More Guaranteed Money Added To His Contract

Jason Cole reports that there are still two issues regarding Adrian Peterson being back with the Vikings, following the news that he will be reinstated on Friday. The first is that he wants new guarantees added to his contract as some sort of apology from the team. As things stand right now, there are no ... The post Report: Adrian Peterson Wants More Guaranteed Money Added To His...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Reinstated By NFL; Will He Rejoin Vikings Or Go Elsewhere?

MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. The league announced its decision Thursday, and commissioner Roger Goodell sent Peterson a letter advising him of his reinstatement. Goodell wrote that Peterson...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL will reinstate Adrian Peterson on Friday

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports The NFL announced Thursday that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated effective Friday as an active NFL player and may participate in all scheduled activities with the Vikings. Peterson was placed on the Exempt/Commissioner Permission List on September 17 of 2014, and was The NFL issued the following statement on Thursday...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. The league announced its decision on Thursday. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent Peterson a letter advising him of his reinstatement. Goodell wrote that Peterson will have to fulfill...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson to be reinstated Friday

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is one step closer to the field. Peterson was informed that effective Friday, he will be reinstated as an active player and can participate in all scheduled team activities, the league announced. Peterson, who was placed on the commissioner's exempt list for violating the league's personal conduct policy, is expected to fulfill remaining...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL announces Adrian Peterson will be reinstated

The NFL has announced that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will officially be reinstated on Friday. According to a statement issued by the league, Peterson is still expected to continue to comply with his court obligations and plan of counseling. He apparently discussed those terms — and others — for his reinstatement during a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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