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Peterson ‘talking about 2,500 yards, better get rushing title’

Adrian Peterson made it abundantly clear Thursday that he has set some incredibly lofty, history-making goals for the 2015 season. The Minnesota Vikings running back said he has his eyes on some serious prizes in his first season back playing football after missing essentially the entire 2014 campaign: Winning his third rushing title and shattering the single-season rushing record...
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TBT: Broncos vs. Vikings- Denver defense shuts down Adrian Peterson in win

The last time the Minnesota Vikings came to Denver was the final game of the 2007 NFL season. Denver had started the season 2-0, with wins over the Buffalo Bills and Oakland Raiders, but had limped along through the season hovering around .500. The Broncos were led by second year quarterback Jay Cutler who threw for 20 touchdowns under the tutelage of head coach Mike Shanahan. Denver...
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Adrian Peterson Takes Shot At Former Vikings Quarterback

It’s not exactly a state secret that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson doesn’t spend holidays or off days … or even share text messages with the team’s former quarterback, Christian Ponder. Peterson was critical of the former FSU quarterback during their entire time together, and wasn’t sad to see him go when Ponder was sent packing. Now, with Teddy Bridgewater...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson says he was ready for NFL after high school

Adrian Peterson throughout his football career has been able to overcome obstacle after obstacle to become one of the greatest running backs of the current era and arguably of all-time. With that in mind, perhaps the Minnesota Vikings running back should be believed when he insists that he could have gone straight from high school to the NFL. Peterson made his comments while speaking...
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Adrian Peterson throws shade at former Vikings QB Christian Ponder

Adrian Peterson started behind Christian Ponder in the Minnesota Vikings’ backfield for the better part of three seasons. He has just three starts with current Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Still, Peterson has a pretty good idea why Ponder is looking for a job and Bridgewater is leading the 2-1 Vikings into Denver to play the Broncos. “I can say this: If Christian Ponder...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson takes shot at Christian Ponder

    The continued development of Teddy Bridgewater will be crucial to the success of the Minnesota Vikings this season, and Adrian Peterson believes that the former Louisville star is coming along just fine. Or, at the very least, AP feels Bridgewater is a major step up over Christian Ponder. When asked on Wednesday about the poise Bridgewater has shown this season, Peterson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Peyton ‘doesn’t look done to me’

The demise of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has become perhaps the hottest topic of the 2015 NFL season, but Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson doesn’t agree with the talk. According to Troy Renck of The Denver Post, Peterson said he doesn’t feel Manning’s performance has suggested he has nothing left. #vikings Adrian Peterson said talk that Manning...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Man found guilty of murdering Adrian Peterson’s son

    Joseph Patterson has been convicted of murdering the 2-year-old son of Adrian Peterson two years ago. Patterson was standing trial for the murder of Tyrese Ruffin committed in Oct. 2013 and was found guilty on all counts. The charges included second-degree murder, first degree manslaughter and aggravated battery against a person under the age of three, the Argus Leader...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson destroys Chargers defense on long TD run (video)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson scored his first touchdown in 22 months during the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. It was a two-yard run which capped off a solid 11-play, 67-yard drive. But in the third quarter of the game, he took it to the next level and showed flashes of 2012 on a long touchdown run. Peterson literally could not...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson doesn’t think he’s all the way back yet

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has set the bar very high for himself. Despite rushing for 134 yards and gaining 192 total yards in a win over the Detroit Lions in Week 2, Peterson—who played in just one game last season—doesn’t think he’s back to the No. 28 of old. “I worked extremely hard to be able to come back and be able to go, and not look like...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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