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Peterson is wrong (sorta): NFL players have great power

Adrian Peterson went on a Twitter rant yesterday.  Because when you plead out of a felony child abuse charge that makes you miss a season and then try to force your team to trade you, meeting your wants and needs is right at the top of everyone's list.  Although his outburst on social media certainly isn't going to change anything for himself, it's worth noting that some of AP...
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Adrian Peterson goes on epic Twitter rant

Adrian Peterson has had it. He’s done with the Vikings and, at this point, he doesn’t care how anyone else feels about it. I feel he does, in fact, have some valid points, but there is definitely people on both sides of this argument. Here is Peterson’s tirade: I love people who think they know it all! Smh, Research how many NFL teams hasn't honored a player's contract &...
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Adrian Peterson goes on social media rant regarding contract

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson probably doesn’t understand that “tweeting through it” won’t accomplish many goals. The much maligned veteran went on a pretty absurd Twitter rant on Thursday, talking about everything from how NFL teams don’t honor contracts to how players are thrown to the side “like trash.” It was a meltdown of epic proportions: ...
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Adrian “All-Day” Peterson can be replaced

At the end of the day, after everyone puts their laptops and phones away, football is just a game. Whether Randy Gregory pans out at defensive end, or if the Oakland Raiders will post a winning season this year, none of those outcomes truly affect the general public. Yes, football does mean the world to thousands of people across the nation, but there comes a time where both the...
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Adrian Peterson ‘Securing My Future’ Statement Defies Reality

Adrian Peterson needs a lesson in basic economics. The Minnesota Vikings star running back is already scheduled to be the highest-paid running back in the NFL in 2015 ($44.25 million over three years), based on his current contract. Yet, based on his own statement on Wednesday, we now know his refusal to show up to team OTAs has everything to do with money. “The reason I’m not...
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Adrian Peterson denies reports that he wants to be traded

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson usually lets his agent publicly discuss his current situation with the team. However, that changed Wednesday night when Peterson released a statement to ESPN’s Josina Anderson: “The reason I’m not attending OTAs has nothing to do with wanting to be traded. It’s about securing my future with the Vikings. It’s business, not...
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Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson can play for Vikings or not at all

Adrian Peterson isn’t going anywhere this season. He’s either going to play for the Minnesota Vikings or nowhere at all, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. Mike Zimmer with as strong a statement as he's made on Peterson: "He's got two choices. He can play for us or not play." — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) May 27, 2015 This strong statement comes on the heels of Peterson’s...
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Adrian Peterson expected to attend 'Adrian Peterson Day'

While Adrian Peterson is putting on a very public display by refusing to attend OTAs this week with the Minnesota Vikings, a family source indicated the disgruntled running back plans to attend the annual “Adrian Peterson Day” on June 13 in his hometown of Palestine, Texas. “Adrian will be there; that’s the plan,” Kenneth Abrams,...Read More The post Adrian Peterson expected...
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Adrian Peterson reportedly has considered retirement

While it would be a shocking development to say the least, those reportedly in the know say that Adrian Peterson on many occasions has considered retirement from the NFL as opposed to returning to play for the Minnesota Vikings. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports that “some who have talked to Peterson with...Read More The post Report: Adrian Peterson considering retirement...
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Report: Adrian Peterson won't attend OTAs, still wants trade

  MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings will open their optional team practices this week without Adrian Peterson.   The star running back has told coach Mike Zimmer that he will not attend the three days of team work that begin Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday night. The person requested anonymity because he was...
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