Posts Tagged ‘Adrian Peterson’

New Crop of Vikings RB’s Ready to Make a Name for Themselves Without AP

Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook and Jerick McKinnon will be competing to be the Vikings starting running back, replacing Adrian Peterson. McKinnon is returning for his third season in Minnesota, Murray was signed in free agency and Cook was drafted in the second round of the NFL Draft. Cook and Murray know they have big shoes […]

Peterson Flirts with the Idea of Going to the Giants; Moving Him This Offseason Won’t Be Easy

Just weeks after saying on ESPN that the Giants are a team he’s “thought about” playing for in the 2017 season, Adrian Peterson took that thought to another level on Wednesday. The Vikings running back tweeted late on Wednesday that the Giants have “been making some interesting moves,” Nicholas Parco of the New York Daily […]

Vikings Place RB Adrian Peterson on Injured Reserve

Friday the Vikings placed Adrian Peterson on injured reserve, meaning the running back will officially be out until at least mid-November, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports. Peterson had surgery Thursday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee after he was injured in the third quarter of the Vikings’ 17-14 win over the Green […]

Vikings Big Plays Pay Off in 25-16 Opening Day Win Over Titans

The Tennessee Titans made sure Adrian Peterson wouldn’t hurt them. So the Minnesota defense took control. Eric Kendricks returned an interception 77 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter and Danielle Hunter scored a 24-yard TD off a fumble return and the Vikings beat Tennessee 25-16 in their season opener Sunday. The Vikings […]

Should the Vikings Risk Playing Adrian Peterson in the Preseason?

Playing a star player in preseason is always a risky proposition, and for the Vikings and head coach Mike Zimmer, the player that he’s debating should play or not is running back Adrian Peterson. AP for the majority of his career has been healthy, minus the ACL injury in 2011, but at the same time, […]

Peterson Going Through Intense Training with Trainer James Cooper in Houston

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is participating in intense physical training at Houston’s O Athletik facility with trainer James Cooper, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports. In Peterson’s mind, he’ll be successful longer because he works harder. Should he avoid a catastrophic injury, the typical regression of aging running backs need not apply to him. Age, […]

Vikings RB Peterson Feels the Vikings are Poised to Win the Super Bowl

Adrian Peterson believes the Minnesota Vikings have a chance to win the Super Bowl this season, Peter King of MMQB reports. “We are going to have a good chance to win it this year — win everything,” Peterson said. “Sit back and watch. Sit back and watch. You can be like, ‘I thought you guys […]

Vikings and RB Adrian Peterson Agree to Restructured Deal

The Vikings announced that they and Adrian Peterson have mutually agreed to restructure the final three years of Peterson’s contract. Per team policy, contract details will not be disclosed. “This agreement is a win for both Adrian and the Vikings and is a positive step toward Adrian finishing his career as a Minnesota Viking,” said […]

Adrian Peterson Looks Great Back at in Vikings Practice

Adrian Peterson finished his first week of practice back with the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday afternoon, and after three days of organized team activities with Peterson on the field, it seems as though the former league MVP hasn’t missed a step, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports. Peterson returned to his familiar spot with the Vikings’ […]

Peterson Goes on a Twitter Rant About Contract Situation with Vikings

Adrian Peterson, concerned about whether the Vikings will continue to honor his contract after the 2015 season, decided to rant about his contract and how players are at the mercy of NFL teams once they have received all of their guaranteed money, Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Here is what Peterson tweeted […]