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Report claims Vikings teammates "upset" over Peterson surgery decision

Before opting for surgery that will keep him sidelined for the next few months, Adrian Peterson was weighing his options. He could have opted for a riskier procedure that would have gotten him back on the field in potentially a few weeks. But he ended up choosing the best solution for the long term — one that keeps him out until at least December. According to Jason Cole of...
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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on injured reserve

The Minnesota Vikings officially placed Adrian Peterson on injured reserve on Friday following his successful knee surgery. We have placed @AdrianPeterson on injured reserve. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 23, 2016 Peterson injured his knee during Sunday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers. At the time he was unable to put any...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson has successful knee surgery

The Minnesota Vikings announced on Thursday that Adrian Peterson underwent successful surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his right knee. Interestingly enough, the team insists that is Peterson’s only injury. “Adrian Peterson had a successful lateral meniscus repair this morning,” a statement from the Vikings read, via Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk. “The surgery...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson also has LCL injury in knee

Remember all that talk about Adrian Peterson possibly playing in Week 3 despite tearing his meniscus in Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers? Yeah, you can go ahead and shelve that. Reports now say the Minnesota Vikings running back also suffered a torn lateral collateral ligament in his knee, in addition to the meniscus tear. In addition to have torn meniscus, Adrian Peterson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Adrian Peterson played his last snap for the Vikings?

The news regarding Adrian Peterson’s latest knee injury could be worse, but that doesn’t mean it’s good. The star running back is expected to miss at least three or four months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, and he could be out for the remainder of the season. If the latter winds up being the case, it’s fair to wonder if Peterson has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson to undergo surgery, reportedly miss multiple games

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is planning to undergo knee surgery this week, and he will likely need multiple weeks to recover. Peterson told ESPN’s Josina Anderson that he has opted to have surgery and is optimistic it will help his torn meniscus fully heal. Adam Schefter added that Peterson is expected to miss “multiple games.” And there it is - knee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson: Spanking incident was ‘blown out of proportion’

Adrian Peterson still doesn’t think that what he did — spanking his child to the point of leaving bloody marks — was all that wrong. Talking about the child abuse incident involving his 4-year-old son that led to him getting suspended for all but one game of the 2014 season, the All-Pro running back said that the incident was “blown out of proportion.” “So for me...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson once again won’t play a preseason snap

Despite hinting in the offseason that he might play in a preseason game for the first time in years, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson confirmed his first snap won’t come until Week 1 of the 2016 NFL season. Peterson hasn’t played in a Vikings preseason game since 2013 and hasn’t touched the ball in one since 2011. The 31-year-old running back indicated that...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson to fork over six game checks to NFL after all

In the aftermath of allegations of child abuse against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson two years ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended the star running back indefinitely and fined him for an amount equivalent to six game checks. Peterson sued to block the loss of pay and reinstate him to the league but ended up sitting out the final month or so of the 2014...
Via The Comeback
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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