Adrian Peterson is still regarded at 30 years old as a freakish athlete and one of the best running backs in the NFL. This is why despite an indictment for reckless or negligent injury to a child after abusing his young son …
New York Daily News · ByJustin Tasch · 4 hours ago
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There is a lot being said in Minnesota right now. Adrian Peterson has (again) set a goal of 2,500 rushing yards and Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer appears to be enabling him. “Adrian’s going to get the heavy workload. So …
Washington Post · ByNeil Greenberg · 7 hours ago
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USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero reports from Minnesota Vikings training camp, where Adrian Peterson's presence is the big story. USA TODAY Sports MANKATO, Minn. — No matter what anybody says, Minnesota …
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NFL · 6 hours ago
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FOX News · 1 day ago
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NBC Sports PFT · 7 hours ago
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The Wall Street Journal · ByJeremy Gordon · 1 day ago
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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
  • 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)
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