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Adrian Peterson takes ridiculous to new lows with Twitter rant

Bing Images You have all heard about it by now. The rant has gone around the world by now. For anyone who missed it, as reported by our guy James Yarcho, Adrian Peterson took to Twitter to off, ranting about how teams don’t live up to their end of contracts, and how it isn’t fair. He returned to talk about how he objects on behalf of all players, wants to remain a Viking, and...
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Vikings Can Provide What Dolphins Could Not for Mike Wallace

Maybe a change of scenery (and personnel) is just what Minnesota Vikings WR Mike Wallace needed.Wallace, after seemingly failing to discover his niche within the Miami Dolphins' offense, has come to Minnesota in hopes of rediscovering the explosiveness he exhibited as a Pittsburgh Steeler. With Teddy Bridgewater at the helm of a crafty Norv Turner offense, Wallace will be given the...
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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Bills, & Chiefs

Adrian Peterson Charles Robinson believes the Vikings’ stance with RB Adrian Peterson could be an indication that they want to retain him beyond 2015. Robinson points out that it doesn’t make sense for them to deal all that has transpired this offseason if they only plan to keep him for the upcoming season. According to ... The post NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Bills, & Chiefs...
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Minnesota Vikings DE Scott Crichton making second-year leap

The Minnesota Vikings took defensive end Scott Crichton in the third round of the 2014 NFL draft but didn’t get much out of him as a rookie. He appeared in only eight games and recorded just two tackles after starring at Oregon State. Things could be different for Crichton in his second professional season, as Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has pointed the young D-end out...
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Mike Zimmer on Minnesota's rookie CB Trae Waynes: 'He's got work to do'

Rookie cornerback Trae Waynes has a bright future ahead of him with the Minnesota Vikings, but the 11th-overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft is not entitled to a starting job. Head coach Mike Zimmer is making Waynes work for the first-team reps, according to ESPN’s Ben Goessling. Waynes worked with the second team during OTA workouts this week, Goessling reports, as the Vikings tried...
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Matt Chatham: Adrian Peterson’s Rant Sheds Light On Power Imbalance

Adrian Peterson has quite the bone to pick with NFL contracts. The Minnesota Vikings running back, who has stayed away from OTAs this week, unleashed a string of tweets Thursday afternoon, arguing why NFL players should have the same type of guaranteed contracts that players in others sports receive. While Peterson might be “the worst possible spokesman right now,” according...
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Peterson is wrong (sorta): NFL players have great power

Adrian Peterson went on a Twitter rant yesterday.  Because when you plead out of a felony child abuse charge that makes you miss a season and then try to force your team to trade you, meeting your wants and needs is right at the top of everyone's list.  Although his outburst on social media certainly isn't going to change anything for himself, it's worth noting that some of AP...
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Adrian Peterson Is Wrong: NFL Players Have Great Power...

Adrian Peterson went on a Twitter rant yesterday.  Because when you plead out of a felony child abuse charge that makes you miss a season and then try to force your team to trade you, meeting your wants and needs is right at the top of everyone's list.  Although his outburst on social media certainly isn't going to change anything for himself, it's worth noting that some of AP...
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Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater pumped up over a healthy Kyle Rudolph

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater said that there is another addition to the team that he's even more excited about over wide receiver Mike Wallace, and he said that the player was already on the roster. Tight end Kyle Rudolph missed seven games due to a sports hernia and then injured his ankle and knee in 2014. However, Bridgewater feels getting a healthy Rudolph...
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Did Adrian Peterson deserve a spot on the NFL’s Top 100?

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was ranked 62nd in the NFL Network’s “Top 100 players of 2015,” despite only playing one game in all of 2015. Even though Peterson has been without a doubt the best running back in the league ever since he joined the league in 2007, one might think his name shouldn’t have made this list. It depends on how you look at it. AP is...
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Twitter reacts to Adrian Peterson’s epic Twitter rant

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson went on an epic rant regarding his contract status, and how players need guaranteed contracts: It’s time for a change! Then again I’m grateful because at the end of the day, I know some of those same guys that wish a team held on! — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) May 28, 2015 That was one of the Tweets he posted. Here is what...
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Breaking: Adrian Peterson goes off on major Twitter rant

It’s been a week of destruction for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Firstly, he decided he’d sit out OTAs. Then it was believed he asked for a trade. Then Mike Zimmer said he wasn’t going anywhere else and could only play for Minny. Then AP said he wanted to stay with the team. Then Peterson went on an epic Twitter Rant earlier today. Here are some of the main...
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Mike Wallace Claims He is More “Accustomed” to Vikings’ Verticle Offense

There is no doubt Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace is one of the fastest pass catchers in the NFL. This is why he thrived when playing with the Pittsburgh Steelers, averaging 17.5 yards per reception over the course of his first four seasons. Wallace’s stats earned him a major paycheck when he signed on with the Miami Dolphins in 2013. However, during his two seasons...
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Adrian Peterson goes on epic Twitter rant

Adrian Peterson has had it. He’s done with the Vikings and, at this point, he doesn’t care how anyone else feels about it. I feel he does, in fact, have some valid points, but there is definitely people on both sides of this argument. Here is Peterson’s tirade: I love people who think they know it all! Smh, Research how many NFL teams hasn't honored a player's contract &...
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Adrian Peterson vents on Twitter about honoring contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of the Minnesota Vikings offseason. Peterson has come under fire after saying he wanted a long-term commitment from the team after missing most of last season while addressing a child abuse charge. He has three years...
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Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Goes On Twitter Rant About Contract

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is back in the news this week after skipping OTAs. Peterson played in just one game last season after being indicted in September on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. He’s been involved in a few trade rumors since the 2014 season ended, but the Vikings don’t appear to be willing to part ways. In fact, new Vikings...
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Adrian Peterson goes on ridiculous Twitter rant about contracts

Adrian Peterson is clearly still unhappy with the Minnesota Vikings, and he took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration in a way that most agree was utterly ridiculous. Peterson went on a scattered rant about how NFL teams hold all of the power when it comes to contracts. His overall point seemed to...Read More
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Adrian Peterson has two Choices

View image | gettyimages.com In the never ending, sad, saga, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer spoke about the team's awol, star running back today. Shall we say that he has options, Peterson can play for the Vikes or he can sit on the sideline. In a nut shell, the spoiled brat can honor his contract or not play in the NFL at all. I think this is awesome. Bravo coach Zimmer.I am sorry...
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He's upset: Adrian Peterson goes off about NFL contracts on Twitter

Adrian Peterson isn't happy and he took to Twitter to talk about. The Minnesota Vikings running back hasn't been a part of the team's OTAs this week and isn't required to show up until mandatory minicamp on June 16. That shouldn't surprise anyone as Peterson has skipped OTAs in years past. However, things are different this year because Peterson has made it clear that he would prefer...
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Adrian Peterson goes on social media rant regarding contract

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson probably doesn’t understand that “tweeting through it” won’t accomplish many goals. The much maligned veteran went on a pretty absurd Twitter rant on Thursday, talking about everything from how NFL teams don’t honor contracts to how players are thrown to the side “like trash.” It was a meltdown of epic proportions: ...
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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Cowboys, Broncos, & Ravens

Adrian Peterson Mike Garafolo reports that Adrian Peterson met with Vikings HC Mike Zimmer on Wednesday following Zimmer’s comments about Peterson playing for Minnesota or no one. According to Garafolo, there’s still mutual respect between Peterson and Zimmer. Peterson tried to clarify his position to have more guaranteed money added to his contract via his ... The post NFL Notes...
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WR Mike Wallace adjusting well in Norv Turner's offense

The difference for Minnesota Vikings' wide receiver Mike Wallace is like night and day as he continues to perform well in the team's offense at OTAs. Wallace said the offense is closer to his first four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers than the past two playing for the Miami Dolphins. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner's offense is a vertical system that utilizes the deep parts...
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Mike Wallace feels comfortable in Vikings’ offense

Mike Wallace was acquired by the Minnesota Vikings earlier this offseason from the Miami Dolphins, and is expected to be their number one wide receiver. He certainly will improve the Vikings’ offense, and it was a much needed addition to help second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater take the next step. According to reports, Wallace is already feeling comfortable in the Vikings...
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Adrian “All-Day” Peterson can be replaced

At the end of the day, after everyone puts their laptops and phones away, football is just a game. Whether Randy Gregory pans out at defensive end, or if the Oakland Raiders will post a winning season this year, none of those outcomes truly affect the general public. Yes, football does mean the world to thousands of people across the nation, but there comes a time where both the...
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Bridgewater 'extremely comfortable' with embracing leadership role

Minnesota Vikings second-year signal caller Teddy Bridgewater said he is embracing his role as leader of the team's offense. "I’m a young guy still on the team, but guys are pushing me forward to say something in the huddle, or break the team down, or break the offense down," Bridgewater said, via the Star-Tribune. "That just gives you that confidence in yourself, confidence...
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