Yes, I meant that headline as it was written. Would Matt Forte (or a similar running back, I suppose) fit the Vikings better than Adrian Peterson. I promise this isn’t a hot take. It’s a measured take — in the form, really …
Minneapolis Star Tribune · ByMichael Rand · 7 hours ago
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Jean-Jacques Taylor joined in August 2011. A native of Dallas, Taylor spent the past 20 years writing for The Dallas Morning News, where he covered high schools sports, the Texas Rangers and spent …
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Before the Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, and Adrian Peterson cases of 2014, NFL players who faced criminal charges typically continued to show up for work while prosecution was pending. Except in rare cases (like Mike Vick’s dogfighting and gambling …
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The Vikings’ Adrian Peterson will turn 31 in March, and he led the league in rushing with 1,485 yards in 2015. And sure, the Colts’ Frank Gore doesn’t seem to have much more football left in his body now. However …
Bleacher Report · 8 hours ago
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According to Stroud, Martin is "hoping to hit the jackpot" after a career year. Martin was the NFL's second-leading rusher with 1,402 yards, behind only Adrian Peterson in 2015. He added six touchdown rushes and 271 …
NFL · ByKevin Patra · 3 hours ago
That is so true. And that is why Matt Forte can't accurately be compared to runners like Adrian Peterson using his stats. Peterson is a running back. Most top backs are. Not Forte. He was an all-purpose back. The …
Freeport Journal Standard · 49 minutes ago
The Vikings struggled to protect their second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater all season, but they did open holes in their ground game for running back Adrian Peterson. Despite the fact that Peterson led the league …
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There's nothing he can't do offensively, and he's exactly what the Vikings need. Obviously, Adrian Peterson is the face of the franchise and offense. He's the workhorse who makes everything go, and even at nearly 31 …
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Adrian Peterson

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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 Vi…
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.
  • Born: Mar 21, 1985 (age 30) · Palestine, TX
  • Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
  • Team: Minnesota Vikings · Running back · 28
  • Salary: $11 million USD (2015)
  • 40-yard dash time: 4.4 seconds
  • Net worth: $30 million USD (2016)
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