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Adrian Peterson surprised people doubt his ability to bounce back

Adrian Peterson missed most of the 2016 season with a knee injury, and many wonder if he’s ever going to be a dominant NFL running back again. Much has been written about his gargantuan $18 million salary, and it’s been widely expected Peterson will be released by the Minnesota Vikings because of it.In response to all that talk, Peterson expressed to ESPN’s Josina Anderson...
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Vikings set to meet with Adrian Peterson’s agent next week

The Minnesota Vikings have an $18 million decision to make between now and the middle of March. It’s somewhat of a potentially dramatic decision that could involve parting ways with one of the best players in franchise history, Adrian Peterson.Coming off a 2016 campaign that saw him play just three games due to myriad of injuries, Peterson is set to collect $18 million for the...
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Vikings GM won’t commit to Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson is under contract with the Minnesota Vikings through the 2017 season, but the team has not yet committed to bringing him back.Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was noncommittal when asked about Peterson on Thursday. There’s a good chance Peterson has played his last snap in Minnesota. He is due to count $18 million against the salary cap next season, and that...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

It’s the week before the combine and two weeks before the start of free agency, so NFL news at the moment is mostly concerned with lining up the dominoes for the roster moves to come in the coming month, specifically those under center. Because there is likely to be so much volatility in the quarterback market, it’s prime silly season for NFL media. Quarterbacks, being the best...
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Eight NFL playmakers in desperate need of a new home

In the ideal world of the NFL, all players would certainly love the opportunity to hand pick heir own team. Some guys such as this year’s Super Bowl winners are probably content with the status quo.On the other hand, many talented playmakers are stuck in the mud with their current teams. This makes the chances of achieving postseason success nearly impossible for many hard-working...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson raises eyebrows with tweet about Giants

Adrian Peterson probably raised a few eyebrows Wednesday evening by shooting off an arguably cryptic tweet about the New York Giants.The Minnesota Vikings running back took to social media to muse upon the “interesting moves” the Giants have been making this offseason. Peterson, 31, is unlikely at this stage to return to the Vikings next season, at least with the current $18...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys could have interest in Adrian Peterson

The Dallas Cowboys could add some veterans to help them try to build on their 2016 season, including one familiar face.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cowboys could have interest in Peterson as a complementary piece to Ezekiel Elliott if he and the Minnesota Vikings fail to agree on a restructured contract.Linebacker DeMarcus Ware, who spent the first nine years of his NFL...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings co-owner: We will do ‘tough analysis’ on Adrian Peterson

The future of Adrian Peterson will be one of the most interesting stories of the offseason.Peterson is due to make nearly $18 million next season. The Minnesota Vikings are highly unlikely to pay him that type of money and could try to renegotiate his deal, or they could let him walk in free agency.Either way, Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf says the team will have to do a “tough analysis”...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings GM still wants Adrian Peterson to retire with Vikings

It appears for all intents and purposes that Adrian Peterson’s time with the Minnesota Vikings has come to an end. Despite the writing seemingly being on the wall, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is still holding out hope that Peterson can finish his Hall of Fame-caliber career with the team. There obviously are myriad issues to resolve if the Vikings hope to retain Peterson...
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January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson helps stranded motorist in Texas

While the NFL was preparing to kick off the divisional round of the playoffs, star running back Adrian Peterson was busy being a good samaritan in Texas. Courtesy of the father of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, here’s a photo of Peterson helping a stranded motorist move his truck out of harm’s way in Houston: Vikings star leading rusher Adrian Peterson...
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January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

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