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WATCH: Adrian Peterson sings upon waking up after surgery

Adrian Peterson admits he was “doped up” in an Instagram post that features video of him singing while emerging from an anesthetic haze following surgery last week. The Minnesota Vikings running back underwent surgery on his torn meniscus last Thursday and evidently felt compelled to sing a few lines from “The Storm is Over Now” by Kirk Franklin. A video posted by...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson determined to play again in 2016

With a lot of talk swirling about Adrian Peterson potentially having played his last snap with the Minnesota Vikings, the 31-year-old running back is reportedly focused on one thing and one thing only — playing again this season. A source with knowledge of Peterson’s thinking told Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk that Peterson wants to get healthy as quickly as possible and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings want Peterson to retire in Minnesota

When news broke earlier this week that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson would potentially miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury, some came to the conclusion that his career in Minnesota was over. That’s not necessarily an unrealistic stance to take. After all, the 31-year-old Peterson is set to count $18 million against the cap next season. Of that...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days 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
29 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
September 21, 2016  |  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
September 21, 2016  |  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
August 29, 2016  |  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

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