Adrian Peterson

Bucs Steal Win From Vikings
The Vikings lost for a 2nd straight week after holding the lead for much of the game Sunday. Tampa Bay came from behind to beat the Vikings 24-20. Minnesota led 17-0 at halftime and 20-10 with 9:41 left in the 4th quarter. LeGarrett Blount ran in a 4-yard touchdown with :31 seconds left to put th…
Vikings Reach Contract Extension With Peterson
The Minnesota Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson have agreed to terms on a 7-year contract extension worth $100 Million with $36 Million guaranteed. Peterson will get $40 over the first 3 years of the contract. Peterson is being paid as the highest paid running back in the league surpassing…
Peterson May Struggle In 2011
Viking running back Adrian Peterson is an incredible talent but with a lack of a passing game and especially a depth threat Peterson will see 8 man fronts this season. Peterson averaged 4.6 yards a carry last season with an off and on deep threat down field. The question marks on the offensive lin…
Peterson To Rejoin Vikings; Working On Greenway Extension
Viking running back Adrian Peterson is expected to be back at practice for the Vikings tomorrow after the birth of his son. Peterson told head coach Leslie Frazier everything went well. Peterson is in the final year of his current contract. The Vikings are expected to start negotiations with Pete…
Adrian Peterson Not On Madden 12 Cover Is A Blessing
Viking running back Adrian Peterson lost in the semifinals of the EA Sports Madden 12 Video Game cover bracket challenge. Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick received more votes than Peterson and will face off with Cleveland running back Peyton Hillis who surprisingly edged Green Bay quarterback …
Vikings’ Peterson Rips NFL Owners
Viking running back Adrian Peterson showed his strong feelings toward NFL owners when he did an interview for Yahoo Sports. Peterson compared the players' place in the game to "modern day slavery". Peterson went on to say the owners make a lot of money off of them.
NFC Beats AFC In Pro Bowl
The NFC defeated the AFC in the Pro Bowl in Hawaii Sunday night 55-41. DeAngelo Hall of Washington had a fumble return touchdown and an interception to earn MVP honors for the NFC. The AFC committed 6 turnovers.
Favre Day to Day; Peterson Misses Practice
Viking quarterback Brett Favre is considered day-to-day after suffering a concussion Monday night in Minnesota's loss to the Chicago Bears. Favre continues to take concussion tests to try and get cleared to return to the practice field.