Stories tagged: Adrian Peterson
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 9:04 P.M.
NFL notes: Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says he will play Sunday against Colts
Adrian Peterson has always called himself a quick healer.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 4:56 P.M.
Peterson, Vikings taking cautious approach to return from knee injury
Speaking on Thursday for the first time since returning to practice, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson didn’t hold firm to any return date, but acknowledged his hope of being back …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 8:45 P.M.
NFL notes: Optimism for San Diego, Oakland lacking
NFL notes: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell isn’t saying whether he’s optimistic that San Diego and Oakland can keep their teams, while Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay considers both franchises all but …
THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 2016, 8:51 P.M.
Adrian Peterson’s back will not keep him out against Seahawks
The Minnesota Vikings head into the playoffs looking like a team on the rise, with a second-year head coach pushing the right buttons, a 23-year-old quarterback still figuring things out …
THURSDAY, DEC. 24, 2015, 5:38 P.M.
Anquan Boldin says he wants to return to 49ers
If Anquan Boldin makes one catch in Sunday’s game in Detroit, he will become the 13th player in NFL history to reach 1,000 receptions.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, NOV. 7, 2015, 5:06 P.M.
Jim Thomas: Gurley vs. Peterson will be must-see TV
Were William Hayes in another line of work, you can bet he’d be in the man cave Sunday in front of the big screen to watch the Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 14, 2015, 6:23 P.M.
Vikings’ Peterson, Chiefs’ Charles relate on ACL injuries
In the days after Adrian Peterson tore the ligaments in his left knee in a game against Washington, Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles reached out to him with encouragement.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 15, 2015
49ers’ Carlos Hyde gets the best of Adrian Peterson in battle of No. 28s
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Carlos Hyde wanted to outplay the better-known No. 28 on the field, Adrian Peterson. He did that and more, and Jim Tomsula’s San Francisco 49ers produced …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015
Adrian Peterson, Vikings agree to redo last 3 years of deal
Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings agreed Tuesday to restructure the final three years of his contract, giving the six-time Pro Bowl running back $20 million in guaranteed money. The …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015
Adrian Peterson practices with Vikings for first time since September
MINNEAPOLIS – Donning his purple No. 28 jersey for the first time in nine months, Adrian Peterson said Tuesday he has apologized to the 4-year-old son he struck with a …
FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
NFL notes: League reinstates running back Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent the Minnesota …
THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
NFL notes: Owners appear poised to make extra-point changes in 2015 season
Spice it up. The NFL’s dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
Agent: Adrian Peterson return to Vikings not in ’best interest’
Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their relationship. Peterson’s agent, Ben Dogra, said in an interview on Tuesday that he believes a return to Minnesota …
SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
Tension remains for Vikes, Peterson
MINNEAPOLIS – The relationship between the Minnesota Vikings and star running back Adrian Peterson remains tenuous. Peterson’s agent, Ben Dogra, said Friday that he declined an invitation from Vikings general …
THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015
NFL notes: Minnesota Vikings meet with Adrian Peterson
The Minnesota Vikings made their in-person pitch to Adrian Peterson. General manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer spent about 4 hours Wednesday afternoon at Peterson’s home north of …
FRIDAY, FEB. 27, 2015
NFL notes: Vikings running back Adrian Peterson wins appeal
Adrian Peterson’s suspension has been overturned, but his immediate career future is cloudy. A federal judge sided with the National Football League Players Association on Thursday, saying the league’s arbitrator …
FRIDAY, FEB. 6, 2015
NFL notes: Union will argue for Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson remains in NFL limbo and his union’s latest attempt to restore his playing status will take place in federal court. Attorneys for the NFL Players Association are scheduled …
SUNDAY, DEC. 21, 2014
NFL got it wrong, Adrian Peterson should be allowed to play
Ritter Collett was a much-respected sports writer for the Dayton (Ohio) Daily News. Art Schlichter was raised an hour away and became a legend as a quarterback at Miami (Ohio) …
TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014
NFL players association files suit to get Adrian Peterson reinstated to play for Vikings
The NFL Players Association filed a federal lawsuit Monday for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitration ruling that upheld the NFL’s suspension of the star running back. …
SATURDAY, DEC. 13, 2014
Arbitrator upholds Adrian Peterson’s suspension
The league-appointed arbitrator for Adrian Peterson’s appeal Friday affirmed his unpaid suspension until at least next spring, the final result of the child-abuse case that kept the Minnesota Vikings running …
SUNDAY, NOV. 23, 2014
Bill Dwyre: In NFL, game will go on, long after Adrian Peterson case outrage fades
Perhaps the most interesting part of the Adrian Peterson kerfuffle is that it really won’t matter. Will NFL TV ratings go down? Of course not.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19, 2014
Brookover: Adrian Peterson should get help and drop appeal
The thing that matters most is the child. That part is indisputable. Regardless of how it was classified in a court of law, Adrian Peterson is guilty of a crime …
TUESDAY, NOV. 18, 2014, 8:18 A.M.
NFL suspends Adrian Peterson for at least rest of season
MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay for at least the rest of the season by the NFL on Tuesday.
FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014
NFL says Adrian Peterson must wait for review process
If Adrian Peterson is allowed to return to the Minnesota Vikings this season, the reunion probably won’t happen swiftly. The NFL formally began a review of the star running back’s …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5, 2014
Vikings’ Adrian Peterson avoids jail in plea agreement
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment. …
FRIDAY, OCT. 10, 2014
Prosecutors: Adrian Peterson smoked marijuana
Texas prosecutors have filed a motion to revoke Adrian Peterson’s bond and have him rearrested after the Minnesota Vikings running back allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana while he is awaiting …
THURSDAY, OCT. 9, 2014
NFL notes: Owners’ meetings focus on personal conduct
NFL owners spent five hours discussing the league’s personal conduct policy, domestic violence and discipline for misbehavior during their fall meetings Wednesday in New York. “We had a tremendous focus …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 21, 2014
NFL notes: Mariano Rivera to be honored during Giants-Texans game
A week after the Giants blew a fourth-quarter lead, they’re bringing in The Closer. Mariano Rivera will be honored by the New York Giants at today’s game against the Texans …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 2014
After making ‘mistake,’ Vikings bench RB Adrian Peterson
Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf (pictured) said Wednesday that the team “made a mistake” in bringing back its superstar following his …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2014
Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson
MINNEAPOLIS – For as long as he’s been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar …