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Zimmer: Peterson likely to sit out preseason

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- It appears Adrian Peterson's streak of preseasons without a carry will hit three this year. Coach Mike Zimmer said the running back is unlikely to play again on Saturday night in Kansas City, adding "I really don't see the need" for Peterson to play at all in the preseason. Show More Summary

Fantasy football impact: When does Adrian Peterson hit the wall?

The Vikings running back has never had a year with single-digit touchdowns. That has to happen eventually, right? We break down the fantasy implications. From a touchdown perspective, Adrian Peterson has never had a legendary season....Show More Summary

Quotables: Chris Johnson calls some of his former coordinators 'predictable'

Chris Johnson called out a few of his former offensive coordinators, Adrian Peterson says Teddy Brigewater's resiliency is being tested and more from Thursday in the NFL. "When I was in Tennessee, a lot of the plays when the offensive...Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson sitting out 2nd preaseason game, fantasy owners shouldn't worry

The Vikings are keeping up their plan to rest Adrian Peterson for the whole preseason. We break down the fantasy implications. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson continues to see a light workload throughout August. The Vikings...Show More Summary

Vikings won’t play Adrian Peterson this week, if at all

Well, here’s one way to showcase Christian Ponder for a possible trade. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer told reporters today that running back Adrian Peterson would not play in Saturday’s game against the Cardinals. The likelihood is he may not play at all in the preseason, which is fine for the Vikings, as they plan to…

Matt Forte Worth a Top-Five Pick in 2014 NFL Fantasy Football Leagues

Name the first NFL running back that comes to mind. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Chances are, you thought of Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy or even the running back on your favorite team. All worthy candidates, but it may be time...Show More Summary

Packers, Lacy could follow Peterson plan

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's only his second NFL training camp, but the Green Bay Packers are taking a veteran approach with running back Eddie Lacy. Maybe not quite the Adrian Peterson tactic, but close. The reigning NFL offensive rookie...Show More Summary

2014 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings

Here is a revised and expanded look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends running back rankings: 1. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings A down year for Adrian Peterson consisted of 1,437 total yards and 11 touchdowns. I’ll take that kind of production...Show More Summary

Minnesota Vikings Rookie Training Camp Progress Reports

Without question, this new era of Minnesota Vikings football we are about to usher in is exciting. Head coach Mike Zimmer and his staff may have inherited veteran players like Adrian Peterson, Greg Jennings and Brian Robison, but rebuilding...Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson missing preseason opener, not a concern to fantasy owners

The veteran is not injured, but the Vikings aren't taking any chances -- he's sitting out Friday's game and might miss the entire preseason. We break down the fantasy implications. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will get little, if any, playing time in the preseason. Show More Summary

Toby Gerhart Injury: Updates on Jaguars RB's Hip Flexor and Return

After spending four years as Adrian Peterson's backup in Minnesota, Toby Gerhart is looking to make a statement as the starting running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Unfortunately for Gerhart, the start of his new journey won'tShow More Summary

Vikings plan to continue holding Peterson out of the preseason

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson rarely played in the preseason under former coach Leslie Frazier, and new coach Mike Zimmer plans to continue to hold his best player out of exhibition games. Zimmer said Peterson is the only healthy player on the team who isn’t expected to play in Friday night’s preseason opener, and Peterson

Adrian Peterson would like to talk to you about allergies

It's about time AP had his own magazine. "Good news, Adrian Peterson. We got you on the cover of a magazine." — Peter Ogburn (@peterogburn) August 5, 2014 It's not Sports Illustrated, nor is it ESPN the Magazine...Show More Summary

Philadelphia Eagles: What to Expect from LeSean McCoy in 2014

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy is entering the 2014 season with high expectations. In fact, he even got into a public dispute with Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson after touting himself as “the best running back in the league.” Though the claim was bold, McCoy did lead the NFL in rushing and yards from scrimmage last season. Show More Summary

Endorsed by Adrian Peterson and Blake Griffin, the HYPERICE VYPER is the Future of Foam Rolling

On the outside, VYPER looks like any other foam roller. It's on the inside, however, that you'll find the magic. VYPER contains a three-speed motor that outputs high-intensity and high-frequency vibrations as you use it. This helps loosen...Show More Summary

Cassel or Bridgewater to start for the Vikings?

The guys of PFT discuss the Vikings splitting reps at the quarterback position between Matt Cassel and rookie Teddy Bridgewater while star running back Adrian Peterson may not see any time during preseason.

Adrian Peterson likely won't play in the preseason

The reason: he doesn't need to. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson won't be carrying the football during the preseason unless he wants to, according to Ian Rapoport of Head coach Mike Zimmer said he has "nothingShow More Summary

Adrian Peterson may not play in the preseason

On Monday, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson promised that the Vikings offense will be less predictable than it has been in the past few seasons. Peterson said, via the Minneapolis Star Tribune, that “you won’t be able to write” the same stories about the lack of versatility in the Vikings’ offense. Based on coach Mike Zimmer’s…

Peterson can be 'very good' pass-protector

MANKATO, Minn. -- If there's been one thing to quibble with in Adrian Peterson's game over his seven seasons in Minnesota, it might be his pass protection. Peterson has long been seen as a poor protector, to the point where the Vikings...Show More Summary

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