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Leonard Fournette best RB prospect since Adrian Peterson

If you ask any NFL fan, they will say that a running back is not really worth a first round pick anymore. There is one man in the NFL that would probably beg to differ and his name is Adrian Peterson. During his time at Oklahoma, Peterson rushed for 4,306 yards and 41 touchdowns in just three seasons. He was the seventh overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft and it has worked very well...
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For the 2015 Vikings, is Adrian Peterson Overrated?

 Stating that the current NFL leader in rushing yards, and perhaps one of the greatest running backs in league history, may be overrated is road few would think of traveling down. However, this may be the case with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in 2015.Yes he is currently leading the NFL in rushing with 372 yards, but Vikings offense requires him to do much more...
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WATCH: Adrian Peterson torches Broncos for marathon touchdown

The Minnesota Vikings lost 23-20 to the Denver Broncos in what was one very entertaining game that literally game down to the final drive. Minnesota was trailing by 10 in the fourth quarter, and decided to go for it on fourth-and-one. Everyone knew they would feed the ball to Adrian Peterson, but no one though the gap would be that wide open for one of the NFL’s most elite players...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson ‘talking about 2,500 yards, better get rushing title’

Adrian Peterson made it abundantly clear Thursday that he has set some incredibly lofty, history-making goals for the 2015 season. The Minnesota Vikings running back said he has his eyes on some serious prizes in his first season back playing football after missing essentially the entire 2014 campaign: Winning his third rushing title and shattering the single-season rushing record...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson says he was ready for NFL after high school

Adrian Peterson throughout his football career has been able to overcome obstacle after obstacle to become one of the greatest running backs of the current era and arguably of all-time. With that in mind, perhaps the Minnesota Vikings running back should be believed when he insists that he could have gone straight from high school to the NFL. Peterson made his comments while speaking...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson throws shade at former Vikings QB Christian Ponder

Adrian Peterson started behind Christian Ponder in the Minnesota Vikings’ backfield for the better part of three seasons. He has just three starts with current Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Still, Peterson has a pretty good idea why Ponder is looking for a job and Bridgewater is leading the 2-1 Vikings into Denver to play the Broncos. “I can say this: If Christian Ponder...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson takes shot at Christian Ponder

    The continued development of Teddy Bridgewater will be crucial to the success of the Minnesota Vikings this season, and Adrian Peterson believes that the former Louisville star is coming along just fine. Or, at the very least, AP feels Bridgewater is a major step up over Christian Ponder. When asked on Wednesday about the poise Bridgewater has shown this season, Peterson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Man found guilty of murdering Adrian Peterson’s son

    Joseph Patterson has been convicted of murdering the 2-year-old son of Adrian Peterson two years ago. Patterson was standing trial for the murder of Tyrese Ruffin committed in Oct. 2013 and was found guilty on all counts. The charges included second-degree murder, first degree manslaughter and aggravated battery against a person under the age of three, the Argus Leader...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson destroys Chargers defense on long TD run (video)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson scored his first touchdown in 22 months during the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. It was a two-yard run which capped off a solid 11-play, 67-yard drive. But in the third quarter of the game, he took it to the next level and showed flashes of 2012 on a long touchdown run. Peterson literally could not...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson doesn’t think he’s all the way back yet

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has set the bar very high for himself. Despite rushing for 134 yards and gaining 192 total yards in a win over the Detroit Lions in Week 2, Peterson—who played in just one game last season—doesn’t think he’s back to the No. 28 of old. “I worked extremely hard to be able to come back and be able to go, and not look like...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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