The biggest name we’ll miss for Week 5 is Adrian Peterson, with tight end Greg Olsen not too far behind. But the return of Gronk makes the loss of Olsen a little easier. But we’re also going to be missing four …
Fantasy Knuckleheads · 18 hours ago
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Adrian Peterson has been in the news both on and off the field for the better part of a decade. The former University of Oklahoma star and current Minnesota Viking is one of the best running backs in the NFL, but his personal life has also been under the ... · 9/14/2015
Adrian Peterson is one of the best running backs currently in the NFL and is likely still the No. 1 running back in the league. The Minnesota Vikings finally have him back after he missed all of last season due to issues off the field. He doesn’t ...
Bloguin · 9/27/2015
Well, Adrian Peterson has found himself in the midst of yet another scandal. According to TMZ, a massage therapist is claiming that the Minnesota Vikings running back impregnated her, and she’s demanding $1.9 million from Peterson to care for the child ...
MadameNoire · 9/1/2015
Whether Leonard Fournette could, should or should be able to transition to the NFL after his sophomore season is among college football's hottest topics. LSU's sophomore running back, averaging 210.3 yards per game thus far, has garnered a wealth of ...
The Times-Picayune · 9/30/2015
While they certainly still have some needs, the Arizona Cardinals have had a nice off season up until this point. It has been reported multiple times throughout the off season that Peterson is not happy with the way the Vikings handled his legal situation ...
NFL Spin Zone · 3/17/2015
“He’s key to our plans. He’s central to us. He was told that. We count on him going forward. He was told we were in no position to trade him”. “It would not be something we would consider doing … we are not looking for offers”. This quote is ...
Sports Illustrated · 3/29/2015
Minnesota Viking running back Adrian Peterson was excused from practice on Thursday because his 2-year old son is in critical condition. It has been reported that Adrian Peterson's son was beaten and suffered head injuries in Sioux Falls, S.D. this week.
Sports Media 101 · 10/11/2013
For a number of people, Adrian Peterson is always going to be the guy who physically abused his son under the antiquated guise of “discipline.” But after sitting out almost all of last season due to suspension, Peterson is back on the field, where he ...
The Wall Street Journal · ByJeremy Gordon · 7/27/2015
Minnesota Vikings head coach, Mike Zimmer, came out this week and gave star running back Adrian Peterson an ultimatum — play for us or don’t play at all. The logic behind the move makes total sense. Peterson is the best running back in the NFL, and ...
Rant Sports · 6/1/2015

Adrian Peterson

American Football Player
Adrian Lewis Peterson is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Vik…
Adrian Lewis Peterson is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Vikings seventh overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma. Peterson set the NCAA freshman rushing record with 1,925 yards as a true freshman during the 2004 season. As a unanimous first-team All-American, he became the first freshman to finish as the runner-up in the Heisman Trophy balloting. Peterson finished his college football career as the Sooners' third all-time leading rusher.
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  • Born: Mar 21, 1985 (age 30) · Palestine, TX
  • Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
  • Team: Minnesota Vikings · Running back · 28
  • Salary: $11.25 million USD (2014)
  • 40-yard dash time: 4.4 seconds
  • Net worth: $20 million USD (2015)
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