What to do with about a backup running back in Minnesota?

Ever since he was drafted number seven overall in the 2007 NFL Draft, Adrian Peterson has been one of the best running backs in the NFL. While he still considered the best at his position at age 29, it would be wise for the Minnesota Vikings to selection a running back during the 2014 NFL Draft. I’m not saying the Vikings should look to replace Peterson just yet, but the team...
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Safety Kurt Coleman agrees to terms with Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings and free-agent safey Kurt Coleman have agreed to terms on a contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Former Eagles S @k4coleman, Kurt Coleman, has agreed to terms w the Vikings. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 14, 2014 Coleman visited Minnesota Wednesday and Thursday but left the team facility without signing a contract. Coleman, a former seventh-round...
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Vikings' Peterson believes he can buck running-back trend

Chris Johnson, the former CJ2K, is still a free agent with no sign of a looming contract being agreed to after being released by the Tennessee Titans. Maurice Jones-Drew's market in free agency was slow to develop before he agreed to a three-year, $7.5 million contract with the Oakland Raiders. Former Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart, a young 27 years old with just...
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Offensive Linemen: The most important players in the NFL

General Managers and Coaches in the NFL are constantly in search of the ‘great running back.’  I believe they’re looking at the running game in the wrong area.  An offensive line that works together, and stays together, is the key to being able to run the football effectively. There have been a few truly great running backs, who can ‘make their own holes’ and evade defensive...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer Wants Adrian Peterson To Prove He’s A Leader

New Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is all about his players showing leadership and he’d prefer that his best player take the lead dog role. Zimmer said in an interview with 104.9 The Horn in Austin that he wanted to see how Peterson works before proclaiming him the team’s leader. “Adrian is the most well-known player on the team,” Zimmer said, via the Pioneer Press. “That...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Peterson nearing return from January surgery

Adrian Peterson knows he set he set a tough-to-duplicate example for others when he returned from reconstructive knee surgery in record time and went on to win the NFL MVP award. He's trying to live up to the same high standard in his latest recovery. Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings' star running back, has been healing from January groin surgery and feels he's close to...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: College players should be paid

(AP Photo/Genevieve Ross) According to Ben Goessling of ESPN, one of the NFL’s top stars, running back Adrian Peterson, has come out publicly in support of college players getting paid to play. While on a conference call with reporters to endorse Hyperice, a device that cools and compresses injured body parts, Peterson offered another endorsement when he strongly advocated for...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson doesn’t know when he’ll be back on the field

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; During a conference call with reporters today, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said he doesn’t exactly know when he’l be ready to get back on the field after undergoing offseason groin surgery. “I can’t really put a date on it, but I do look forward to participating,” Peterson...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could you imagine CJ2k and Adrian Peterson in the same backfield? It could happen….

When the Tennessee Titans released former 2000k yard back Chris Johnson there were several teams interested in his services.  The Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants and New York Jets were interested with the Falcons, Bills and Dolphins also kicking the tires. Another team that was mentioned was the Minnesota Vikings, and Ben Goessling of ESPN […] The post Could you imagine CJ2k and...
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12 days ago  |  1 Comment

Minnesota Vikings: Jared Allen signing with Chicago is a surprise

Just when it looked as if defensive end Jared Allen was on the way out of the NFC North for Seattle, he changed his mind and signed with the Bears, one of the Vikings most hated rivals. Chicago is a good place for a guy looking to win a Superbowl to sign, but this extends beyond that for 32-year-old Allen who is now on the decline career wise. Allen left Minnesota very humbly and...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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