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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
5 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

Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Report: Six teams 'in the mix' for Vikings RB Adrian Peterson ► According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Vikings plan to hold onto Peterson if ... Report: NFL Draft the deadline for Peterson trade ► The rumor mill surrounding Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings has kicked into overdrive lately, but it appears the running back's muddy outlook ... Peterson...
Via 60 Max Power O
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Will ‘Show the World,’ Break NFL Rushing Record in 2015

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will break the NFL’s single-season rushing record (2,105 yards) that was set by Eric Dickerson in 1984. That’s according to Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue, who has been working out with Peterson this offseason because they have the same personal trainer, James Cooper. “There’s only a few guys that you work out...
Via Gridiron Grit
10 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...
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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 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

Trading Adrian Peterson could backfire on Vikings if team chooses to move RB

The Minnesota Vikings are again in a position to trade away a once in a generation player and get a good compensation package in running back Adrian Peterson. However, before all of the dreams of what could be done with all that draft currency, history may give an indication 'a bird in the hand is worth two in a bush.' It was approximately ten years ago when the team traded...
Via 60 Max Power O
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson to lose $250K by skipping workouts

The Minnesota Vikings start their offseason workouts on Monday, and all eyes will be on whether running back Adrian Peterson shows up, which he almost never does. As Peterson has already stated he'd rather be somewhere else, it's almost foolish to think he'll appear and join his (current) team. According to the Star Tribune, Peterson stands to collect $250,000 if he repors to...
Via 60 Max Power O
21 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

Vikings set price for Peterson, Raiders continue to be interested

According to Andrew Krammer of ESPN 1500, the Vikings have set the price for running back Adrian Peterson despite the team insisting they do not want to trade the rusher. Peterson was reinstated on Friday, but the running back stated that he wants a 'fresh start' on another team with the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys being the top teams interested. Krammer writes: 'Per ESPN...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Will Teddy Bridgewater Defy History?

Teddy Bridgewater Baseless clichés are thrown around in the sports world far too often. One cliché that Minnesota Vikings fans are particularly worried about for the 2015 season is the dreaded “sophomore slump” with their up and coming quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. After a sensational rookie year, why wouldn’t there be questions about whether or not the young quarterback...
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2 days 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

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Report: Vikings want first-round pick, starting CB for Adrian 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 ... Todd Gurley passes medical recheck ► I highly doubt the Minnesota Vikings take Gurley this high, but they could even trade ... Gurley...
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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

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

Freeman: 'Definite chance' Adrian Peterson ends up a Cowboy

The Dallas Cowboys have been in the news for months as the presumed destination of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, when and if the Vikings decide to trade him. Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman thinks it may happen, and when it does, he believes the newly reinstated 30-year-old Peterson is still the same hard runner as he was, regardless of his extended time...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 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
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