As we talked about a few days ago in our Over/Under article about running back Adrian Peterson, expectations for the 30-year old back are all over the board. The expectations seem to be that he will return to his past form, if not better, though there are ...
Daily Norseman SB Nation · ByChristopher Gates · 7/19/2015
In college, I once found myself on the D.C. metro with one of my favorite professors. As we were riding, a young white child began to climb on the seats and hang from the bars of the train. His mother never moved to restrain him. But I began to see the ...
Salon · 9/16/2014
Adrian Peterson will move forward with the Vikings on a restructured contract. The team announced Tuesday it has reworked the final three years of the running back's deal by mutual agreement. The stucture of Peterson's contract, not the gross money, is ...
Sporting News · 7/21/2015
It appears the issues between RB Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings are coming to an end as both sides have agreed to restructuring Peterson’s contract. While the Vikings won’t disclose the terms of the deal, NFL writers took to Twitter to …
NFL Spin Zone · 7/21/2015
UPDATE: Erica Syion, the mother of one of Adrian Peterson's kids, now claims the NFL star has seven children, though it's unclear how many different mothers are involved. Before this month, the public only knew of two of Adrian Peterson's children: son ... · 10/16/2013
Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson said Tuesday, "it would be nice" to come to Dallas. Peterson was courtside at the Houston Rockets-Dallas Mavericks playoff game in Houston. "I've got family here, my dad's here. But I'm under contract, so we'll see ...
Dallas News · 4/29/2015
HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Montgomery County for reckless or negligent injury to a child. "I can confirm he's been indicted," said Rusty Hardin, Peterson's attorney, in an interview with FOX 26 ...
My Fox Houston · ByMark Berman · 9/12/2014
Adrian Peterson, the star NFL running back who missed nearly the entire 2014 season while facing child-abuse charges, is set to be reinstated by the NFL on Friday. The league announced that Peterson has been approved to participate in all team activities.
The Atlantic · 4/16/2015
Adrian Peterson has reported to the Minnesota Vikings, and he did what most NFL players do. Backed down. Peterson talked tough in the winter, when he said the Vikings had not supported him during his legal troubles last September, when he was …
Oklahoma News · ByBerry Tramel · 6/2/2015
The NFL has announced that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be reinstated Friday as "an active NFL player and may participate in all scheduled activities with the Vikings." The league suspended Peterson in November for the rest of the ...
NPR News · 4/16/2015

Adrian Peterson

American Football
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.
Text under CC-BY-SA license
  • Born: Mar 21, 1985 (age 30) · Palestine, TX
  • Salary: $11.25 million USD (2014)
  • 40-yard dash time: 4.4 seconds
  • Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
  • Net worth: $20 million USD (2015)
  • Spouse: Ashley Brown (Since 2014)
Data from: Wikipedia · STATS LLC © 2015 · Foxsports · Freebase