ADRIAN PETERSON NEWS

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the NFC North

Adrian Peterson returns after a year off for the Vikings. Minnesota is widely considered to be a sleeper, but does that mean this will have enough...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Mike Wallace aims for more than deep throws with Vikings Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace catches a pass during practice at an NFL football training camp on the campus of Minnesota State University, ... OC Norv Turner: 'Teddy Bridgewater can become a top QB Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner: 'Teddy Bridgewater can become a top quarterback'. Teddy Bridgewater #5 of...
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Three reasons why Adrian Peterson won’t reach 2,500 yards

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is no stranger to confidence nor cockiness, no matter how you want to look at what the All-Pro has to say about himself. Peterson game within inches of tying Eric Dickerson’s record for yards in a season, falling eight short when he hit 2,097 in 2012, which is considered a career-year. Per NFL.com, Peterson believes he’s capable...
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Vikings plan to give Adrian Peterson a “heavy” workload

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has his set his aspirations high for the 2015 season. The running back reported that he plans to rush for 2,500 yards this season so head coach Mike Zimmer’s plan to give him a “heavy” workload fits the bill perfectly. “As much as he … The post Vikings plan to give Adrian Peterson a “heavy” workload appeared first on Fantasy...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
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Adrian Peterson: I knew the Vikings wouldn't trade me

Adrian Peterson spent a good portion of the offseason trying to force his way out of Minnesota. Or, should we say, the All-Pro running back wanted the Vikings to think he wasn’t going to be happy until they traded him. In an interview with Peter King of The MMQB on Sunday, Peterson admitted that he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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No end in sight for Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is one of the best to ever play the game. He's one of 29 players in NFL history to have eclipsed 10,000 yards rushing, and he's climbing the list. Right now he ranks 28th with 10,190 career rushing yards, but Peterson has his sights set on Emmett Smith's all-time record of 18,355.Peterson, who turned 30 this offseason, will have to play...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer: I feel so much more comfortable with the team

Minnesota Viking coach Mike Zimmer is going into his second season as the team's coach and he said that it's like night and day from last year. Zimmer came in with a quarterback controversy in the preseason, the Adrian Peterson saga at the start of the season, and a quarterback switch that kept him quite busy in 2014. However, the coach said that he's feeling a lot more comfortable...
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2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Minnesota Vikings

Help is on the way and looks like it’s in the form of Teddy Bridgewater. Not only does Bridgewater have a face to go with the franchise, but he looks capable enough to pull-it-off. The Vikings also received good news that Adrian Peterson will be returning after a year of legal troubles. He signed a new contract and will be taking his skills and anger out on the field (hopefully...
Via The Fantasy Fix
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Five sick Adrian Peterson jukes on Madden

Minnesota Vikings running back is probably the most fun player to play with in Madden video games, given his speed, talents and of course his nasty jukes. Peterson is set to make an epic return to the Vikings in 2015 after missing the final 15 games of last season. It remains a mystery as to whether or not we’ll see his vintage self. With that in mind, let’s sit back and enjoy...
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Adrian Peterson aiming to rush for 2,500 yards

Adrian Peterson is raring to destroy NFL record books on a yearly basis. The Minnesota Vikings running back came within eight yards of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record with 2,097 yards in 2012, but his personal goal is much, much more lofty. According to the team’s official Twitter account, Peterson aims to rush for 2,500 yards every year. "I always...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Adrian Peterson Showered with Cheers

The Minnesota Vikings displayed their loyalty to their star running back, Adrian Peterson, last week, signing him to a new contract. On Saturday, Minnesota Vikings fans exhibited their appreciation for AP. Peterson arrived at Minnesota State University on Saturday for the first day of training camp and was showered with affection from the crowd according to NFL.com. Vikings fans...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson sports new 'Armor of God' tattoo (Photo)

Adrian Peterson reported to Minnesota Vikings training camp Saturday with an large "Armor of God" tattoo on his upper body. You can tell that the former NFL MVP invested a lot of time and money in this one. ☝🏾 A photo posted by Adrian L Peterson (@adrianpeterson) on Jul 24, 2015 at 5:56pm PDT H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter...
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WATCH: Teddy Bridgewater's Reaction to Adrian Peterson's Arrival at Vikings Training Camp is Priceless

The Minnesota Vikings were one of two teams to report to training camp on Saturday. After arriving Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was in the midst of his press conference when Adrian Peterson arrived. As could be expected, the fans were pretty happy to see him and chants of, "AP! AP! AP!" broke out.Bridgewater could hear the chants as could every one else at his press conference...
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Adrian Peterson 'definitely happy' to be back with Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- Adrian Peterson says he's "definitely happy" to be back with the Minnesota Vikings, after a tumultuous past year that put his future with the team in doubt. Peterson and his teammates reported to training camp on a sunny Saturday at Minnesota State University. The dozens of autograph-seeking fans gathered for the annual dorm-room move-in saved their loudest...
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Adrian Peterson 'definitely happy' to be back with Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- Adrian Peterson says he's "definitely happy" to be back with the Minnesota Vikings, after a tumultuous past year that put his future with the team in doubt. Peterson and his teammates reported to training camp on a sunny Saturday at Minnesota State University. The dozens of autograph-seeking fans gathered for the annual dorm-room move-in saved their loudest...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson, Vikings tote high hopes to training camp

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Adrian Peterson says he's ''definitely happy'' to be back with the Minnesota Vikings, after a tumultuous past year that put his future with the team in doubt. Peterson and his teammates reported to training camp on a sunny Saturday at Minnesota State University. The dozens of autograph-seeking fans gathered for the annual dorm-room move-in saved their loudest...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans greet Adrian Peterson: ‘Real Vikings fans still love you’

As soon Adrian Peterson arrived at Minnesota State University, Minnesota Vikings fans started cheering for the running back. “Welcome home AP; real Vikings fans still love you.” the 2012 NFL MVP’s joined his teammates for the start of training camp on Saturday. “It’s definitely a good feeling to know that people do have your back,” Peterson said. “But I’m sure...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Shares Picture of New 'Armor of God' Tattoo on Instagram

Life will soon get completely back to normal for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, Training camp will start, he'll report to practice, and get back to what he does best, running the football. When he does report it appears that he is going to have some new ink to show off--the Armor of God.With the picture he posted to Instagram he included part of the scripture where...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Concept logo created for Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (PHOTO)

Marketing yourself as a professional athlete begins with building your brand, and what better way to do that than to have your own personal logo?Now, thanks to Weis Karzai and Brandon Hubschman of NFL Memes, 22 of the NFL's biggest stars now have a snappy logo to go with their household names.Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was one of the players selected for the project...
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2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Minnesota Vikings

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the Minnesota Viikings.  Team Outlook: Throw just about everything we learned about the Vikings last year out the window. Adrian Peterson is back and ready to reassume his role as the backfield's bell-cow, which should provide more single-coverage on the outside for Charles Johnson...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

If You Were Worried About Adrian Peterson Not Being in Shape…

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is back with the team and prepared to put the mess of the past year completely behind him. Fresh off signing a restructured three-year deal with Minnesota, this future Hall of Fame running back appears ready to go. REALLY ready to go: Courtesy of CBS Sports I am pretty sure that most of our dreams wouldn’t allow us to put ourselves...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson's reworked contract worth $44 million over three years

The Minnesota Vikings and star running back Adrian Peterson agreed to restructure the final three years of his current contract on Tuesday. Under the terms of his old deal, Peterson was due $44.75 million over that span. Now, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that Peterson's reworked deal pays $44 million over the next three years. Although the total sum of his new contract...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell: You hate him, NFL loves him

You probably hate Roger Goodell. He botched BountyGate. He bungled the Ray Rice scandal. His handling of Adrian Peterson was anything but...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Radisson Officially Ends Relationship with Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings were one of the few NFL-related entities to receive public criticism from sponsors stemming from the Adrian Peterson child abuse case. And now, the day Minnesota agreed to a restructured three-year contract with its star running back, one sponsor has dropped the team for good. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, the company that owns Radisson Hotels has officially...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson rewarded for 2014 by the Minnesota Vikings

Adrian Peterson spent a lot of time in 2014 like the picture above, talking from behind a microphone. He missed most of the 2014 season due to his legal troubles, being accused of child abuse, ultimately pleading to a charge of reckless assault after beating his child with a switch. Peterson continued his media tours, telling the world that, despite the Minnesota Vikings welcoming...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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