ADRIAN PETERSON NEWS

Adrian Peterson Would Be a Great Investment for Colts

Right off of the bat, you may think by the title that this is jumping the gun a little bit.After all, not only has Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson not been reinstated by the NFL yet, but he is still a member of the Vikings. However, most reporters close to the situation speculate that Peterson has already played his final miraculous snaps for the purple and gold.In...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Adrian Peterson sends out tweet comparing his grand jury decision to the Michael Brown’s

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is the last person that she be speaking on anything right about now. Peterson is still upset with how his own case went and how the NFL has suspended him for the rest of the season. As we all saw last night, a grand Jury in Missouri found no probable cause to indict Michael Brown’s killer, Darren Wilson. And the aftermath, Peterson thought...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Adrian Peterson Compares Ferguson Ruling To His Own Legal Battles

You would think Adrian Peterson might want to lay low for a while, but he did no such thing Monday night. Peterson, like many others, was upset shortly after a grand jury in Missouri ruled police Darren Wilson wouldn’t be charged after shooting unarmed teenager Mike Brown to death in August. However, it was how the Minnesota Vikings running back voiced his dismay that’s made...
Via NESN.com
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Adrian Peterson's reaction to Ferguson verdict is priceless

Among the multitudes who took to Twitter to express their outrage over the decision that police officer Darren Wilson wouldn't be indicted for fatally shooting Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, there were plenty of athletes. That included one who has a bit of experience with a grand jury: suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Was Peterson comparing his case...
Via Fox Sports
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Vikings won’t succeed without weapons for Bridgewater

Even though a 4-7 record isn’t anything exciting, this year’s Minnesota Vikings have been a fun team to watch. Rookie head coach Mike Zimmer has taken together plenty of young players and has given the Vikings a stingy defense that’s 14th in the NFL right now. The rushing game, led by Jerick McKinnon and Matt Asiata, have been able to help fans get over the Adrian Peterson...
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Adrian Peterson tweet about Ferguson situation

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson probably should refrain from tweeting ever again after his most recent run-in with the social media site. Come on AP, there is nothing good that can come from displaying this message to the masses while the city of Ferguson is almost literally being burnt to the ground in protest following a grand jury decision not to indict Darren...
Via Sportsnaut
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Fantasy Football: Dan Herron Among Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

It wasn’t too long ago that NFL backfields seemed a bit less cluttered. From Shaun Alexander (remember him?) to LaDainian Tomlinson, from Maurice Jones-Drew to Adrian Peterson, bell-cow backs once shouldered the load for their offenses — and your fantasy team — en route to monster numbers. Of course, plenty of teams still operate with a featured back in today’s NFL. Yet...
Via NESN.com
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Where Will Adrian Peterson Play Next Season?

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was notified this past week that he will be suspended without pay for at least the rest of the 2014 NFL season. Peterson was placed on the commissioners exempt list after being charged with child abuse following Week 1 this season. Peterson accepted a plea deal that many thought would get him back on the field for Week 12. Roger Goodell, feeling...
Via Football Nation
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Mike Zimmer believes Adrian Peterson will return to Vikings

            There has been quite a bit of drama surrounding Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings this season, and there have been some reports stating that Peterson is unhappy with the organization and could end up leaving the team. That doesn’t appear to be a major concern for Vikings’ head coach Mike Zimmer moving forward. From RealGM.com:...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Thinking About Suing NFL; Cowboys Interested In Signing Him

Adrian Peterson is busy at work to fight the NFL back. Suing the NFL? I didn’t even think this was a possibility but it sure seems that way. Perhaps Peterson is going about it the wrong way and is focusing on the wrong things. But this report comes in from Ian Rapoport. #Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has his appeal on Dec. 2. If he loses, he may explore his legal options, seek damages...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Vikings Working With NFL To Keep Adrian Peterson Off The Field

  Adrian Peterson’s future is being determined. The Vikings seem to have made up their minds about Adrian Peterson. “According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Peterson was referring to Vikings general counsel Kevin Warren. Schefter also reports that Warren and the NFL have been working together to ensure that Peterson doesn’t play this season.” [BSO] The post Vikings Working...
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Vikings Working With NFL to Make Sure Adrian Peterson Doesn’t Play This Year

The question really isn’t about this year, it is about next year. No matter how many appeals and lawsuits Peterson files, he isn’t going to play this season. The NFL and the Vikings are going to make sure of that. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Peterson was referring to Vikings general counsel Kevin Warren. Schefter also reports that Warren and the NFL have been working...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Mike Zimmer wants Adrian Peterson to return to Vikings upon reinstatement

Getty Images Running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended by the NFL for the rest of the 2014 season. When Peterson finally does return to the NFL, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer wants him to do so in Minnesota. “I think Adrian wants to be back here,” Zimmer told ESPN. “You have to ask him. I don’t know. But I know he does have an awful lot of people here who have supported...
Via Tireball.com
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Report: Cowboys could still pursue Adrian Peterson

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys could pursue Adrian Peterson as a replacement for RB DeMarco Murray next year. Obviously, this is assuming that the Vikings release Peterson following the 2014 season, which is a possibility given his cap figure and age. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that although Peterson has support from the Vikings’ coaches...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Adrian Peterson Thinking of Suing NFL; Cowboys Interested in Signing Him

Adrian Peterson in my mind is handling this all the wrong way, he says he is sorry for being his kid, he says he is changing his ways as man and want to do good going forward. If that is the case sit out the rest of the season, but a great father to your six kids to six different women and come back strong next year. By filing a lawsuit it just makes you wonder if he really feels...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Josh Gordon pled guilty to DUI charges; Will not be suspended by NFL, What about AP?

According to Pro Football Talk, Josh Gordon will not miss any more time for his DUI arrest that occurred in North Carolina.  Pro Football Talk claims because he plead guilty the NFL will not suspend him the 2 games. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Gordon was fined by the NFL and not […] The post Josh Gordon pled guilty to DUI charges; Will not be suspended by NFL...
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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Cardinals, Dolphins, Giants

Adrian Peterson ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Vikings general counsel Kevin Warren is the person within the organization who wasn’t in favor of Adrian Peterson‘s returning to the team. According to Schefter, Warren and the NFL have been working to make sure Peterson did not return this season. Peterson reportedly has support from the Vikings’ coaches, front office...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will have his appeal hearing December 2nd

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the suspended Minnesota Vikings running back will have his case heard on Dec. 2, according to a source involved in the process. Harold Henderson, a third-party arbitrator, will hear the appeal — not Commissioner Roger Goodell, per Rapoport. The NFL Players Association officially filed the appeal on Peterson’s […] The post Vikings...
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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Lions, Seahawks, & Texans

Adrian Peterson Ben Goessling of ESPN takes a look at some potential destinations for RB Adrian Peterson in the event that he isn’t back with the Vikings next year. According to Goessling, the Cowboys, Seahawks, 49ers and Falcons could make sense Peterson should he be available to sign on with a new team. Lions The Lions worked out veteran P Zoltan Mesko on Friday. (Aaron...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Giants, Patriots, Raiders

Adrian Peterson Adrian Peterson opened up about the incident in which he beat his child with a switch and how this has changed him. “I won’t ever use a switch again,” Peterson said, via Tom Pelissero of USA Today. “There’s different situations where a child needs to be disciplined as far as timeout, taking their toys away, making them take a nap. There’s so many different...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Adrian Peterson “might be best” to leave Minnesota

Tweet Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team. In an interview published Thursday by USA Today, Peterson said he believes the coaches and players on the team are fully behind him but that feelings in the organization toward him are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse in Texas for using a wooden switch...
Via Los That Sports Blog
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Adrian Peterson ‘Won’t Ever Use A Switch Again’ On Child

MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team. In an interview published Thursday by USA Today, Peterson said he believes the coaches and players on the team are fully behind him but that feelings in the organization toward him are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse...
Via NESN.com
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Vikings' Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team. In an interview published Thursday by USA Today, Peterson said he believes the coaches and players on the team are fully behind him but that feelings in the organization toward him are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse in Texas for using...
Via Fox Sports
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Vikings' Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team. In an interview published Thursday by USA Today, Peterson said he believes the coaches and players on the team are fully behind him but that feelings in the organization toward him are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse in Texas for using...
Via Fox Sports North
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Peterson to fix relationship with son, but may need 'fresh start' in NFL

Adrian Peterson's biggest goal is not to resurrect his NFL career, but rather to repair his relationship with the 4-year-old son he injured while spanking him, and vows "I won't ever use a switch again." That's the message the Minnesota Vikings star expressed Thursday in an interview with USA Today, his first since being indicted in September and suspended without pay for at least...
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