Adrian Peterson

Peterson Suffers Allergic Reaction
Viking running back Adrian Peterson suffered an allergic reaction at lunch in Mankato Monday that sent him to a local hospital. Coach Leslie Frazier said Peterson ate some seafood that caused his face to swell and shortness of breath. An ambulance was called and Peterson was diagnosed with a aller…
Peterson’s Attorney Says He Was the “victim”
Viking running back Adrian Peterson's attorney says he was a victim and a charge of resisting arrest is a "fabrication." Texas attorney Rusty Hardin released a statement Monday, two days after Peterson was released from a Houston jail. Peterson was arrested shortly after 2am Saturda…
Vikings’ Peterson Says “Truth Will Surface”
Viking running back Adrian Peterson tweeted Sunday, "Thank you for waiting for the facts. Truth will surface". Peterson also quoted Winston Churchill writing: "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."
Adrian Peterson Arrested In Texas
Viking running back Adrian Peterson was arrested in Houston, Texas for resisting arrest and for alledgedly pushing a police officer. Peterson was at a bar early Saturday morning and refused to leave when all patrons were asked to do so. He got into an argument with a police officer and was tackled…
Peterson Tears ACL, MCL In Left Knee
Viking running back Adrian Peterson suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee in the 3rd quarter when he took a hit directly to his knee. Peterson knew immediately it was a severe injury but managed to leave the field with help from the training staff. He was then carted to the locker room.
Peterson Says Saints Tried To Hurt Him
Viking running back Adrian Peterson claimed the New Orleans Saints were intentionally trying to re-injure his left ankle in Sunday's game. Peterson had missed the previous 3 games with a high ankle sprain in his left ankle. Peterson said he expected the Saints defenders to go after his ankle.
Saints Rout Vikings 42-20
The Vikings lost 42-20 to New Orleans Sunday afternoon to fall to 2-12 on the season. The Saints piled up 573 yards of total offense compared to 207 yards for the Vikings. Drew Brees threw for 412 yards and 5 touchdowns for New Orleans. Christian Ponder was 14-31 passing for 120 yards and 2 touch…
Peterson Says He’ll Play Sunday
Viking running back Adrian Peterson says he'll play Sunday when the Vikings host New Orleans Sunday at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am. Peterson has missed the last 3 games with a high ankle sprain in his left ankle. He joked Thursday that he's been getting pressured by fans on Twitter who…
Vike’s Peterson and Ponder Practice
Viking running back Adrian Peterson was a limited participate in practice Wednesday with a high ankle sprain to his left ankle but head coach Leslie Frazier expects Peterson to play Sunday against New Orleans. Peterson has missed the last 3 games with the high ankle sprain.

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