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Adrian Peterson says he's tired of 'boring' offseason work

Adrian Peterson loves the game of football, but he doesn’t love the NFL offseason and would rather not participate in training camp with the Minnesota Vikings if he can get away with it. The Vikings should take care here and possibly make an exception for the star running back. Peterson, speaking with ESPN, made it sound like his hatred for the offseason and the grind of training...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Any player not talking SB should be traded

After putting up a surprising 2015 campaign that saw them win the NFC North, the Minnesota Vikings head into the 2016 season with championship aspirations. A team with a bunch of young talent on both sides of the ball, Minnesota has become a trendy pick to come out of the ultra-competitive NFC. A lot of this has to do with the upside some of the young players possess, including...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson says he is in the best shape of his life

Minnesota Vikings All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson proved naysayers wrong when he returned in 2015 from a year-long suspension. He led the league with 1,485 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns at the age of 30. This season, the sky could be the limit for AP who claims he is in even better physical shape than he was last season. Peterson turned 31 in March for those wondering. When...
Via Sportsnaut
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Vikings 'have a good chance to win it this year'

The Minnesota Vikings have been on a climb ever since the 2013 season in which they finished 5-10-1. They went 7-9 in 2014, and last season, the team improved to 11-5, and lost in the Wild Card round to the Seattle Seahawks after a missed Blair Walsh field goal. This season, there’s plenty of room for optimism, but nobody might be more optimistic than running back Adrian Peterson...
Via The Comeback
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson reflects upon his recent past on Instagram

It has almost been one year ago to the day that Adrian Peterson was reinstated by the NFL after his entire 2014 campaign was derailed when child abuse charges were filed against him in September of that year, a development that ultimately and effectively ended his season. Peterson's decision to take to social media to reflect upon things probably is no coincidence. The Minnesota...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson held out of practice with back injury

The Minnesota Vikings are hoping Adrian Peterson will be a much bigger factor against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday than he was the last time the two teams played, but there is some concern that Peterson may be playing at less than 100 percent health. Peterson was one of only two Vikings players to miss practice on Thursday, as he is dealing with a nagging back injury. He missed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Why Adrian Peterson will likely struggle against Seahawks

When the Minnesota Vikings host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in the NFC Wild Card Round, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will become just the sixth rushing champion since 1970 to take on the league’s No. 1 rushing defense in the postseason. According to Chase Stuart of the Washington Post, history indicates Peterson—who led the NFL in rushing yards with 1,485 yards...
Via The Sports Daily
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson 65 yards short of $1 million bonus

When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson recorded 67 rushing yards against the Green Bay Packers in Week 17, he finished the season with a league-high total of 1,485 rushing yards. Peterson’s accomplishment may be considered amazing, but he fell 65 yards short of earning an extra $1 million in bonus money next year. By failing to reach 1,550 yards on the ground, he set...
Via Sportsnaut
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson thinks he can still rush for 2,000 yards

The Minnesota Vikings ended their season on a fantastic note Sunday night by clinching their first NFC North division title since 2009, but Adrian Peterson is heading into the playoffs feeling “bittersweet.” Why? Because despite leading the NFL in rushing with 1,485 yards, the 30-year-old fell well short of the personal goals he set for himself. Peterson told Sports Illustrated’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Shrimp allergy caused illness, not tobacco

Adrian Peterson wants to clear the air about his gastrointestinal issues. The running back popped up on the Minnesota Vikings’ injury report Sunday with a stomach bug, and FOX’s broadcast reported Peterson was ill after accidentally swallowing his chewing tobacco on the bumpy plane ride to Detroit. But Peterson told the Chicago Bears’ media Wednesday that it was just a little...
Via NESN.com
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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