Fact: Arian Foster announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday. Since he entered the league in 2009, his 54 rushing TDs rank third in the league, behind Marshawn Lynch (59) and Adrian Peterson (75). Bleacher Report will be bringing...Show More Summary
After losing QB Teddy Bridgewater for the season and star running back Adrian Peterson for the season, the Minnesota traded for QB Sam Bradford and has shocked the entire NFL by starting the season 5-0. After Peyton Manning retired and QB Brock Osweiler left to sign with the Houston Texans, the Denver Broncos started the […]
A torn meniscus can lead to a wide variety of player absences. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tore his in Week Two, and he may not play again this year. Others have had the same injury, and they’ve returned quickly. The difference comes from the question of whether the meniscus is “cleaned up” (i.e., trimmed…
Among the injuries to the Minnesota Vikings offense, it is not the dislocated knee of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater or the torn meniscus of running back Adrian Peterson that will have the greatest impact on the team’s production, but the mounting injuries to the Vikings offensive line that could creep up on the team’s success. Show More Summary
Relying on Sam Bradford’s arm is, somehow, a better option.
The NFL is down to one unbeaten team and, just as everyone expected after Adrian Peterson and Teddy Bridgewater were injured, it's the Minnesota Vikings.
Five weeks into the 2016 NFL season and the Minnesota Vikings are 5-0. After losing quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, running back Adrian Peterson, and tackles Matt Kalil and Andre Smith, the Vikings have overcome nearly every personnel...Show More Summary
They’re missing Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson, Stefon Diggs, Matt Kalil, and Andre Smith. And they’re leading the Texans 14-0 early in Sunday’s Week Five game. The latest drive covered 55 yards in eight plays, following a three-yard three-and-out from the Texans. Matt Asiata was the start of the second drive, with a 23-yard catch and…
The Minnesota Vikings won't have offensive pillars Adrian Peterson, Teddy Bridgewater and Ryan Kalil in their lineup for a very long time. And yet the the Vikes are now 4-0. The Vikings don't have a bona fide franchise quarterback, and with Peterson injured their running game ranks dead last in the NFL. Show More Summary
When Teddy Bridgewater’s leg exploded into powder, it looked like the Vikings were in trouble. When Adrian Peterson hurt his knee then did a walk of shame through a restaurant, it looked the Vikings were in even more trouble. Instead of collapsing into a dumb pile of rubble led by Shaun Hill, they’re 4-0, the only NFC team to achieve such a record. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Vikings don't have quarterback Teddy Bridgewater or running back Adrian Peterson, who both suffered knee injuries, but they do have a dominant defense and an undefeated record. Minnesota moved to 4-0 on Monday with a 24-10 victory over the New York Giants at U.S. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Vikings are doing fine without running back Adrian Peterson (knee), with Jerick McKinnon and Matt Asiata picking up the slack in the backfield against the New York Giants on Monday night. While each has a role in the offense,...Show More Summary
Experts think the Vikings will start the season at 4-0 despite no Teddy Bridgewater and no Adrian Peterson. Despite losing both Teddy Bridgewater, the franchise's starting quarterback, and Adrian Peterson, their starting running back, the Minnesota Vikings are undefeated. Show More Summary
Sam Bradford has quieted a lot of his critics by leading the Minnesota Vikings to huge wins over the Packers and Panthers despite the absence of Adrian Peterson. However, the Eagles still don’t regret the decision to trade up for the number two pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, because they used that pick on […]
J.J. Watt is injured. Adrian Peterson is injured. Tom Brady is still in Sunday detention. Cam Newton is noticeably gimpy. Russell Wilson may be playing with a brace on his knee. The timing couldn't be better for Le'Veon Bell to make his return from suspension. Show More Summary
I don’t know how I would feel waking up from surgery with a camera in front of my face, even if my own mom was holding it. But Adrian Peterson seemed to be pretty chill with the idea after he came to. Peterson went under the knife to have a torn meniscus fixed, and when […]
Although his season might be over, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson isn’t singing the blue.
The Vikings offense got some bad injury news after their Week Two win as both running back Adrian Peterson and left tackle Ryan Kalil wound up on injured reserve. Things are off to a better start after their Week Three victory. Left guard Alex Boone hurt his hip against the Panthers, forcing him out of…
The Sunday pregame shows featured plenty of chatter about: (1) the Vikings wanting running back Adrian Peterson to stay with the team; and (2) the Vikings undoubtedly not wanting to pay him $18 million in 2017. So what does Peterson want? Per a source with knowledge of Peterson’s thinking, Peterson wants to get healthy and…
I don't think it's too early to declare Mike Zimmer the front-runner for the NFL Coach of the Year Award. Not only have the Minnesota Vikings been competitive since losing Teddy Bridgewater in practice and Adrian Peterson to injuredShow More Summary