In February, we learned that Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson played at least the final four games of the regular season with a sports hernia that ultimately required offseason surgery. Peterson, of course, finished the season...Show More Summary
Every NFL season, there are players who suffer serious injuries—that is an inevitability of the sport that everyone who plays it and everyone who watches it knows. The following season, many of the injured return to the field, hoping that whatever befell their knees or shoulders doesn't continue to affect their play in a negative way. Show More Summary
Minnesota's Adrian Peterson said he has his 'bar set for 2,500' rushing yards in 2013. It's impossible to fathom.
Adrian Peterson had an unreal 2012, falling just shy of Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record, earning NFL MVP honors and doing so after an amazingly quick recovery from massive knee injuries. However, he is not likely to surpass 2,000 yards again this season. Show More Summary
Contrary to popular belief, recovering from an ACL injury is no easy feat (thanks, Adrian Peterson). Extensive rehab is necessary to ensure the ligament is properly repaired. Even more important than the physical treatment, however, is the mental fortitude that the athlete must possess. Show More Summary
With Adrian Peterson setting a new single-season rushing standard, Calvin Johnson outdoing Jerry Rice and J.J. Watt emphatically proving to be the most feared defensive lineman in the game, a handful of great NFL seasons went relatively unnoticed in 2013. Show More Summary
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was the NFL’s MVP last season, and Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was often criticized for not doing enough to capitalize on the way opposing defenses were keying on Minnesota’s running game. But Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman doesn’t see it that way. In fact, Spielman told Albert Breer of NFL…
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran away with the NFL rushing title last year. However, if recent history is any indication, the seventh-year pro is going to face some challengers to his throne this season. Peterson had...Show More Summary
Rarely do offensive rookies make a huge impact during their first year in the league, Sure, every now and then you get an Andrew Luck, Adrian Peterson or Randy Moss, but it's more common to see rookies struggle to make a big impact in year one. Show More Summary
Mike Florio answers calls and tweets from PFT Planet. How will Dion Jordan fit into Miami’s defensive scheme? Can Adrian Peterson rush for 2000 yards for a second year in a row? Is there any chance Ahmad Bradshaw goes back to the Giants? Will Brandon Weeden start? Where will Urlacher land?
This NFL Live OT video hints at a conclusion I feel strongly about: The Minnesota Vikings would be better off in 2013 if tailback Adrian Peterson didn't reach his oft-stated goal of rushing for 2,500 yards. If he hits that milestone,...Show More Summary
Vikings defensive end Jared Allen believes that if the Vikings are going to be Super Bowl contenders, the leadership of the team has to come not from him, and not from Adrian Peterson, but from quarterback Christian Ponder. “I tell him all the time, you have to be the guy,” Allen said of Ponder on…
Did you set a goal for yourself this year? Maybe you want to lose five pounds, or get more exercise, or read more books than you read last year? Yeah, Adrian Peterson sets his goals a little higher than you. Peterson said in an interview with Sports Illustrated that his individual goal is to shatter…
The Minnesota Vikings watched as the seemingly inhuman Adrian Peterson put the team on his back in 2012 and dragged them into the playoffs, leaving observers to ask variations of the same question throughout the offseason. "Imagine if they had a passing game..." Enter Cordarrelle Patterson. Show More Summary
In 2012, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had one of the more remarkable seasons in recent memory. What he wants to do for an encore would blow that out of the water. As Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com recently reported, Peterson...Show More Summary
In today's Three and Out: Adrian Peterson is setting his goals very high; Le'Veon Bell is aiming to start and the Giants could add depth at RB.
Pictured here is an NFL legend. Barry Sanders was such an incredible player and likeable figure, that he won the Madden cover vote over Adrian Peterson, and still brings rousing cheers at the NFL draft in New York. This is what NFL success looks like. Show More Summary
Marcus Lattimore is one of the most intriguing players in the draft this year. Just as catastrophic injuries hurt the draft stock of players like Willis McGahee and Adrian Peterson’s draft stock, Lattimore ’s career is also in serious doubt because of a devastating setback that occurred from a broken leg. Show More Summary
Although running back isn't the premium position that it once was, an explosive back can still be an incredible weapon, and one that can push your offense to new heights. The success of running backs such as Adrian Peterson, Marshawn...Show More Summary