Adrian Peterson is an angry man. He’s angry with the NFL. He’s angry with the Vikings. And he’s angry about his contract. So what do angry people do in this day and age? They go on Twitter rants: I love people who think they know it all! Smh, Research how many NFL teams hasn’t honored a player’s […]
In the past 48 hours, Adrian Peterson got a clear-cut message from the Minnesota Vikings that they weren’t trading him. Then, the running back made it clear that he was not skipping OTAs in hopes of a trade, and he wanted things settled with the Vikings. Show More Summary
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson isn’t happy. The good news is he’s finally admitting it. The bad news is that it’s still not clear who or what he’s not happy with. After months of leaks and comments from folks close to Peterson but not Peterson suggesting that he’s not happy with the Vikings because of…
Mike Florio talks about the outcomes of Adrian Peterson’s Twitter rant, saying nothing will change. Peterson signed the contract after the new CBA agreement and “that’s the way it is.”
Adrian Peterson wants out of Minnesota.
Adrian Peterson and his agent don’t want to be with the Minnesota Vikings anymore. Head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that the running back “can play for us. Or he can not play.” While the two sides got nowhere, Peterson went ahead and aired grievances through Twitter. He sounds like he really wants a trade. Read more...
Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of Minnesota Vikings' offseason.
Adrian Peterson took Minnesota Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer to task for a comment he made. The running back tweeted a “question for the people” about his, er, “a contract.” After Zimmer told the media on Wednesday that the 30-year-old can either play with the Vikings or not play at all, Peterson went online to ask, “Is a […]
Mt. Peterson finally erupted. And it went about as well as Peter Brady’s volcano. (Timely reference, I know.) Arguably he last man who should be painting himself as a victim but who nevertheless tried to shift blame to the Vikings for a predicament created by his own behavior has gone to Twitter for a general…
Thursday afternoon, Adrian Peterson went on a nearly hourlong Twitter rant about his ongoing contract battle with the Minnesota Vikings, who aren't feeling especially generous with the admitted child-abuser. It was a vague, strange social...Show More Summary
The ongoing saga between the Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson took another turn Thursday, as the Pro Bowl running back took to Twitter to express his frustration with NFL contract structures and ostensibly his own deal in Minnesota. Peterson...Show More Summary
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, in the midst of a dispute with Minnesota, used his verified Twitter account Thursday to vent about teams being able to void contracts while players are bound to those same deals. Here are Peterson’s thoughts on the subject, which were published one day after he told ESPN his absence from…
As news reports over Adrian Peterson haggling over his contract with the Vikings come out of Minnesota, the running back took to Twitter to (...)
The disgruntled Vikings running back had a few things to say about NFL contracts on Thursday. Adrian Peterson wants some work done on his contract and he's not being particularly shy about letting the team know. The Vikings running back...Show More Summary
Adrian Peterson is an all-time great football player, but he's not coming off well this offseason. The rumors that he wanted to be traded didn't come out of nowhere. Let's understand that. But now he's doing a 180 and acting like he never wanted out, that he actually just wanted more stability from Minnesota Vikings and "Go Vikings" and whatnot. Show More Summary
What is free will, anyway? And can it be beaten out of someone?
Mike breaks down the latest news from around the NFL, including Adrian Peterson’s status in Minnesota and Ryan Clady’s season-ending injury. Mike gets OTA updates about the Jets with Manish Mehta, Chargers with Kevin Acee, and Panthers with Darin Gantt. Mike also talks to Vikings LB Chad Greenway about his team’s outlook for 2015.
Mike Florio takes a look Adrian Peterson’s released statement assuring that missing OTAs has nothing to do with wanting a trade. Florio believes he’s using the situation for leverage and financial security.
Adrian Peterson has been cleared by the NFL, but he does not want to remain in Minnesota. The RB is 30 and doesn’t have much time left in the NFL. He’d like to be traded, but the Vikings are willing to move him. Because of this, he has reportedly considered retirement. That’s seems unlikely, but […]
The Vikings are in the position of power, not Peterson.