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Adrian Peterson passes three on NFL’s all-time rushing list

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY SportsMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is now in 18th place on the NFL’s all-time rushing list. Peterson passed O.J. Simpson for 20th place on the NFL’s all-time, past Corey Dillon, who was in 19th place with 11,241 yards and passed John Riggins, who had 11,352 yards. Peterson, who ran for 158 yards and two touchdowns Sunday in the...
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Recap: Falcons collapse in worst effort of 2015

I’ve said it before. I rarely say this about a team with a winning record, but stick a fork in Atlanta for good. An ugly 20-10 loss puts the Vikings two games clear of Atlanta. The Seattle Seahawks have a chance to match their record today. MVP-Adrian Peterson 29 carries for 158 yards and two touchdowns. Peterson was the entire offence in Minnesota and Atlanta’s elite run-stopping...
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Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Peterson is back, running with a vengeance Some contend that when Minnesota's Adrian Peterson hangs up his cleats it will ... Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings runs onto the field before the game ... 10 keys to a Minnesota Vikings victory The Minnesota Vikings lost their first home game of the season last week and find themselves with chance to regain first place with...
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Four teams with strong chance to win first-ever Super Bowl

In 2013, the Seattle Seahawks became the 19th member of the Super Bowl club, a fraternity that this century has also added the Ravens, Rams, Buccaneers and Saints. And there’s a decent chance that in 2015, the membership could expand to 20. That’s because with six weeks remaining in the regular season, four of the top seven teams in the NFL standings have never won a Super...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Adrian Peterson Toughs It Out To Get Touchdown

The Minnesota Vikings are hosting the Green Bay Packers and have been desperately trying to get back in the game. The Packers have led for the majority of the game and it seemed they would cruise straight onto victory. That was until Vikings running back Adrian Peterson showed his strength and brought Minnesota back in the game. Peterson was able to shake off Clay Matthews and break...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson on Vikings' NFC North lead: ‘I feel like there’s a shift’

The tide turned in the NFC North when the Minnesota Vikings moved up to first place after their team won and the Green Bay Packers lost in Week 10. Therefore a win at home for Minnesota when it squares off with the Packers on Sunday would give the Vikings a two-game lead in a division that has been dominated by Green Bay for the past three seasons. Speaking on the Vikings rise...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Man gets life sentence for murder of Adrian Peterson’s son

Joseph Patterson, the man who was convicted in September of killing Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son Tyrese Ruffin, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday. Patterson maintained that he is innocent while addressing the courtroom in South Dakota. “This is probably where people expect a guilty person to turn around and ask for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS weekly MVP tracker: Adrian Peterson joins the conversation

With seven weeks remaining in the 2015 NFL regular season, here’s how we view the MVP race… 1. Tom Brady, Patriots — Tom Terrific did throw his third interception of the season (how dare he!) but the Patriots still moved to 9-0 and Brady was still solid. It helps his cause, though, that Andy Dalton and Aaron Rodgers struggled. 2. Adrian Peterson, Vikings — Somewhat quietly...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Shrimp allergy caused illness, not tobacco

Adrian Peterson wants to clear the air about his gastrointestinal issues. The running back popped up on the Minnesota Vikings’ injury report Sunday with a stomach bug, and FOX’s broadcast reported Peterson was ill after accidentally swallowing his chewing tobacco on the bumpy plane ride to Detroit. But Peterson told the Chicago Bears’ media Wednesday that it was just a little...
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson got sick after swallowing tobacco on flight

Adrian Peterson was a surprise late addition to the injury report this week, and you won’t believe the reason why. As ESPN’s Kevin Seifert noted, the FOX broadcast team for Minnesota’s game against the Lions said Peterson was listed as questionable with an “illness” after he swallowed his chewing tobacco on the team’s flight to...Read More
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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