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Zimmer on Peterson – ‘He’s Got Two Choices – Play for Us or Don’t Play’

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer made clear Wednesday where he stands on disgruntled running back Adrian Peterson, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. “Adrian, he’s really got two choices,” Zimmer said after the second day of organized team activities. “He can either play for us or he cannot play. He’s not going to play […]

NFLPA Files Contempt Charge Against Roger Goodell and NFL in Peterson Case

The National Football League Players Association wants a federal judge in Minneapolis to hold the league in civil contempt of court for the handling of the disciplinary matter involving Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson, Rochelle Olson of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. The NFLPA filed the 24-page document Tuesday, requesting a hearing in front of […]

Vikings won’t cut Peterson

It’s a bold thought that the Vikings would totally cut ties with their face of the franchise the past few seasons, but at the end of the day there’s no question that cooler heads should prevail when it comes to running back Adrian Peterson. Examine the Vikings’ NFL Lines for this 2015 season at […]

Agent Claims Adrian Peterson Not a Fit for Vikings

The agent for Adrian Peterson says that his client is not a good fit for the original franchise that drafted him and made him the teams face of the franchise. Ben Dogra, Peterson’s agent, rejected the Vikings request for a dinner session at the NFL Annual Meeting, and now seems to be in agreement from […]

Peterson’s Camp Rejects Meeting with Vikings GM

After meeting at Adrian Peterson’s home earlier this month, general manager Rick Spielman recently requested a dinner meeting with the star running back’s agent, Ben Dogra, at the upcoming NFL Annual Meeting in Phoenix, but Dogra declined, Albert Breer of NFL Network reports. The reasons for that rejection weren’t disclosed, but it’s certainly not a […]

Peterson and Vikings Continue Talks About Future with the Team

Adrian Peterson’s father said Thursday that nothing has been resolved between the Vikings and the disgruntled running back, and said the sides in fact will meet again soon, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports.. “I’m not going to say who’s going to be at the meeting; I can’t comment on that,” Nelson Peterson […]

NFL Sacks Peterson; RB to Sit Till At Least April 2015

The NFL announced Tuesday that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season, ESPN reports. He will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15, 2015, for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Peterson is appealing the suspension right away, a league source told […]

Peterson To Plead Not Guilty To Child Abuse Charge

A spokeswoman for Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s attorney said Tuesday the NFL player plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge during his first court appearance in Texas since his indictment last month. Peterson was scheduled to be in court Wednesday in Conroe, located north of Houston. Mary Flood, a spokeswoman for […]

Minnesota Governor Calls For Peterson To Stay Suspended

Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that the Vikings should suspend running back Adrian Peterson until accusations of child abuse against him have been resolved in the criminal justice system, Patrick Condon of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Calling the allegations and their fallout “an awful situation,” Dayton said he believes Peterson is innocent until proven guilty […]

Peterson Denies He Called Cowboys To Tell Them He’d Like To Play For Them

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson denied a report that said he called Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and told him he would like to play for the Cowboys in the future, Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. “This was a casual conversation between NFL colleagues in which I never indicated I wanted to leave the […]