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Adrian Peterson Supports Pay for Play

Adrian Peterson Supports Pay for Play

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson believes the NCAA should pay college athletes.
Peterson spoke during a conference call on Wednesday and said that players like former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny M…

Ravens Edge Vikings On Late Touchdown

Ravens Edge Vikings On Late Touchdown

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — A little bit of snow was not going to stop these two teams.
Marlon Brown hauled in a touchdown pass from Joe Flacco with four seconds remaining as the Baltimore Ravens rallied to defeat the Minnesota Vikings 29-26 on…

Minnesota Stuns Chicago in Overtime Win

Minnesota Stuns Chicago in Overtime Win

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) — Blair Walsh made a 34-yard field goal with 1:43 remaining in overtime to give the Vikings a 23-20 win over division rival Chicago on Sunday. The win puts Minnesota at 3-8-1 while dropping the Bears to 6-6 …

Vikings Get Past Redskins, 34-27 on “Thursday Night Football”

Vikings Get Past Redskins, 34-27 on “Thursday Night Football”

Tom Dahlin/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — If the Washington Redskins hope they make it back to the playoffs this season, they now face a steep uphill battle after their 34-27 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday.
Adrian Peterson led the way for the …

Giants Earn First Victory with 23-7 Triumph Over Vikings

Giants Earn First Victory with 23-7 Triumph Over Vikings

Rob Tringali/SportsChrome/Getty Images(EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J) –  The New York Giants are victorious at last.
Eli Manning threw for 200 yards and a touchdown, newly signed running back Peyton Hillis rushed for 36 yards and a touchdown and the Giant…

Adrian Peterson’s Two-Year-Old Son has Died

Adrian Peterson’s Two-Year-Old Son has Died

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s two-year-old son died Friday in South Dakota after suffering injuries due to an alleged assault, according to Sioux Falls police.
Peterson’s father, Nelson Peterson, …

Browns Upset the Vikings In Minnesota, 31-27

Browns Upset the Vikings In Minnesota, 31-27

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — If you thought the Cleveland Browns were giving up on their season, you thought wrong as they upset the Vikings 31-27 on Sunday.
Earlier in the week, the Browns traded away running back Trent Richardson, who …

Cutler Throws Game-Winning TD with 10 Seconds Left to Down Vikings

Cutler Throws Game-Winning TD with 10 Seconds Left to Down Vikings

Tom Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — With 3:15 left in the fourth quarter and the Bears down six, Jay Cutler led Chicago on a 10-play 66-yard drive that ended with a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennet with 10 seconds left in th…

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Takes PED Accusations as a Compliment

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Takes PED Accusations as a Compliment

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After the incredible 2012 season Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had, some have thrown PED allegations his way. Peterson takes those accusations as a compliment.”Guys say that to me, or if I hear …

Peterson Aiming at All-Time Rushing Record

Peterson Aiming at All-Time Rushing Record

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has his eye set on the all-time rushing record. 
Peterson fell just eight yards shy of Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record last season, but has set a…

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Says NFL Players are Using HGH

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson Says NFL Players are Using HGH

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(MANKATO, Minn.) — When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson made a speedy recovery from a torn ACL, there were whispers he used HGH to help heal faster. Peterson denied any HGH use, but says players in the NFL ind…

Adrian Peterson: ‘I’m Feeling Great’

Adrian Peterson: ‘I’m Feeling Great’

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was back on the field Wednesday participating in OTA’s.
“You know, me knowing my body I’d like to be a little stronger in some areas. But I’m feeling great,” Peters…

Adrian Peterson Wants to Shatter Rushing Record

Adrian Peterson Wants to Shatter Rushing Record

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said he feels he can shatter the all-time rushing record. He told the magazine that he’s got a goal set at 2,500 yards, which would…

Barry Sanders Wins “Madden NFL 25″ Cover Vote

Barry Sanders Wins “Madden NFL 25″ Cover Vote

Matthew Stockman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders will be on the cover of Madden NFL 25 after he beat out Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in a nationwide vote.
Sanders took home 58 percent of the more than 700,00 v…

Report: Vikings Trade Harvin To Seahawks

Report: Vikings Trade Harvin To Seahawks

Larry French/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — The Minnesota Vikings are set to deal wide receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2013 first-round pick, according to ESPN.  The Seahawks own the 25th overall selection in this April’s N…

Adrian Peterson Wins NFL MVP

Adrian Peterson Wins NFL MVP

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson won the 2012 NFL Most Valuable Player Award Saturday night in New Orleans.
Peterson, who had major knee surgery a little over a year ago, rushed for 2,097 yards,…

Packers Crush Vikings 24-10 In NFC Playoffs

Packers Crush Vikings 24-10 In NFC Playoffs

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(GREEN BAY, WI) –  Fullback John Kuhn scored two touchdowns to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 24-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC wild-card round at Lambeau Field.
Aaron Rodgers threw for 274 yards and…

Peterson Falls Short of Dickerson’s Record, Vikings Punch Ticket to Playoffs

Peterson Falls Short of Dickerson’s Record, Vikings Punch Ticket to Playoffs

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(MINNESOTA) — Adrian Peterson finished nine yards shy of Eric Dickerson’s 1984 single-season rushing record, but he’s happier that his team will get to play another week.
Peterson rushed for 199 yards and set up kicker Blair…

Vikings Focused on Beating Packers

Vikings Focused on Beating Packers

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Win and you’re in.  That’s the mindset the Minnesota Vikings take into their final home game of the season against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
The Vikings currently hold on to the final pla…

Vikings Trump Texans, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Vikings Trump Texans, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The Minnesota Vikings (9-6) showed the rest of the league that they are going to be a tough out, if they are able to punch their ticket into the playoffs.  The Vikings shut down the Houston Texans (12-3), 23…

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