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Report: Adrian Peterson Won’t Attend Vikings’ OTAs, Still Wants Trade

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings will open their optional team practices this week without Adrian Peterson. The star running back has told coach Mike Zimmer that he will not attend the three days of team work that begin Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday night. The person requested anonymity because...
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What the latest in the Peterson situation means for the Bucs

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson remains less than thrilled to participate in his team’s OTA workouts this week and speculation has resurfaced of the veteran’s desire of seeking a trade.  If there was any potential trade to have gone down in the Peterson saga — whether to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or any other interested team — it most likely would have occurred...
Via The Bay Cave
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Adrian Peterson skipping Vikings’ OTAs because he wants trade

Adrian Peterson is skipping OTAs for the Minnesota Vikings, and that largely because he still wants to be traded, according to a report. The St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Chris Tomasson reported Sunday that Peterson will skip the team’s three organized team activities workouts this week. Skipping the OTAs this week will result in Peterson forfeiting...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Minnesota Vikings: Early look at 2015 schedule

Teddy Bridgewater and the Vikings look to improve on their 7-9 record from 2014. Going into the 2014 season the Minnesota Vikings had the 12th easiest schedule in the NFL and the easiest in the NFC North.  in the upcoming 2015 season it is the exact opposite. The Vikings have the 12th hardest schedule and the hardest schedule if the NFC North. In fact, the entire NFC North has...
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Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Has an “Indication” When Adrian Peterson Will Show Up

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been elusive thus far in the team’s voluntary workouts. His absence is a statement that has everything to do with the fact that he wants more money and wishes to play for another team. While there seems to be a pretty big impasse between Peterson and the Vikings, head coach Mike Zimmer doesn’t appear to be too worried about when...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Grown Ups 2 Comedian on Adrian Peterson: “Get rid of him.”

Actor Nick Swardson is a major fan of the Minnesota Vikings. When asked by a reporter his opinion of running back Adrian Peterson, Swardson responded with some pretty realistic comments (via TMZ Sports): “Get rid of him. I’m a diehard Vikings fan but I’m also a fan of children.” Swardson proceeded to further explain that he could not get past the disturbing images of Peterson’s...
Via Sportsnaut
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NFLPA to ask court to hold Goodell, NFL in contempt

This comes completely out of nowhere. The National Football League Players Association has filed a motion in federal court hoping that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league will be found in contempt. The motion alleges that Goodell and company have continually failed to abide by a court ruling from 11 weeks ago that indicated the league reassess the Adrian Peterson situation...
Via Sportsnaut
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Adrian Peterson Buys Everyone in a Texas Bar Vodka Shots

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has yet to become a member of the Dallas Cowboys—something he has not been shy about wanting to happen this season. However, this didn’t stop Peterson from ponying up for vodka shots for everyone at the Flying Pug Bar in Houston TX., on Sunday night. While Peterson was partying it up with whiskey, he apparently purchased other patrons...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer doesn’t expect any issues with Adrian Peterson

With the 2015 NFL Draft come and gone and Adrian Peterson still a member of the Minnesota Vikings, it certainly appears that the running back will be on the roster heading into next season. The next stage in what became an ugly, drawn-out saga is for the organization to smooth over any hurt feelings on...Read More The post Mike Zimmer doesn’t expect any issues with Adrian Peterson...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Adrian Peterson now wants more money from Vikings

All 32 picks of the first round of the 2015 NFL draft have been used, and none of them were traded as part of a package for Adrian Peterson. Now that it seems all but certain that Peterson is stuck in Minnesota, he wants more guaranteed money. In an interview with Tom Pelissero of USA...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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