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ADRIAN PETERSON RUMORS

Adrian Peterson Unlikely to Play At All This Preseason

The Vikings regime may be different, but the narrative is the same in Minnesota: PROTECT ADRIAN PETERSON! (at least until the regular season opener.) It’s looking like first year head man Mike Zimmer will air on the side of caution and hold out Peterson for the duration of the preseason, and why wouldn’t he? The Vikings have kept the ball out of his hands for the past two preseasons...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer: Adrian Peterson likely won’t play in the preseason

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer  said “I really don’t see the need” for Adrian Peterson to play this preseason when asked if he’ll play this week against the Chiefs. The belief is that Peterson doesn’t need to play in a game before the regular season. “We’re grabbing at the ball pretty good. We’re not tackling him or anything,” Zimmer said. “He’s doing a great...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings will donate to 5 different LGBT organizations

Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings are done with their legal jousting. Kluwe and the organization reached a settlement, terms of which include the Vikings donating money to five different LGBT organizations for the next five years, and providing sensitivity training to their players and employees. The Vikings website released this statement.  “We appreciate Chris […] The...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement

The lawyer for former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Friday that a settlement has been reached with the team. “We intend to hold a press conference regarding a settlement being reached amongst the parties,” Clayton Halunen wrote in a text to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. Halunen said Friday that an announcement would be Monday. “We will have a statement Monday...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson will be held out of this week’s preseason game

Adrian Peterson will be held out of this week’s Vikings preseason game. Zimmer said Adrian Peterson won't play vs Cardinals either #Vikings — Master Tesfatsion (@MasterStrib) August 14, 2014 I would be surprised if Peterson plays at all this preseason.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Previewing Norv Turner’s offense

After Mike Zimmer was hired as the Minnesota Vikings’ head coach on January 15th, it didn’t take long for General Manager Rick Spielman and company to reel in another big name coordinator from the AFC North. The fish Spielman reeled in was former Cleveland Brown’s offensive coordinator, Norv Turner. There could have been many reasons for this hire, especially considering Turner’s...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will lead the NFL in rushing yards in 2014?

The best running back in the NFL today is undoubtedly Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings. In fact, one could place him in the top five of all-time, but who will lead the NFL in rushing yards in 2014? That said, it won’t be Peterson. If Vikings’ Coach Mike Zimmer selects Matt Cassel as his starting quarterback, (and all the signs point to that), there will be a target...
Via The Penalty Flag
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: The difference Mike Zimmer will make

In Mike Zimmer’s first training camp as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, he has brought a breath of fresh air to Mankato, or at least the smell of sweaty football pads. His coaching style is in stark contrast to the Vikings last head coach, Leslie Frazier, in that he brings a lot more emotion and grit, and it’s shown in the Vikings’ practice. So far, practice has been...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings’ RB Adrian Peterson ranked 2nd best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of RBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s running backs...
Via cover32 - Vikings
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson quietly got married

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson married girlfriend and former Playboy model Ashley Brown, TMZ confirmed. You can see the couple showing off their wedding rings in a photo from a Starkey Hearing Foundation fundraising event in St. Paul Sunday night. Brown, who now goes by the name Ashley Peterson, re-tweeted the picture.  
Via Speleb
28 days ago  |  1 Comment
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