Peterson Carries Vikings To 20-10 Win Over AtlantaAdrian Peterson ran for 158 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Matt Ryan threw two more interceptions, and the Minnesota Vikings beat the slumping Atlanta Falcons 20-10 on Sunday.
Goodell: Peterson 'Taking Advantage' Of New Opportunity In NFLNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's letter to Adrian Peterson last year spelled out the reasons for his suspension and the conditions for his reinstatement in cold, unsympathetic terms.
Black & Blue Division Turning PurpleThe Minnesota Vikings are set to solidify control of the NFC North and the long-dominant Green Bay Packers.
Man Sentenced To Life In Prison In Death Of Adrian Peterson's SonA man convicted in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been sentenced to life in prison in South Dakota. The child, Tyrese Robert Ruffin, died in October 2013. An autopsy concluded he sustained four blows to the head that doctors said couldn't have been accidental.
Peterson, Vikings Run Over Raiders 30-14Adrian Peterson ran for 203 yards and a touchdown in his record-tying sixth career 200-yard game, Cordarrelle Patterson returned a kick 97 yards for a score and the Minnesota Vikings took over sole possession of first place in the NFC North by beating the Oakland Raiders 30-14 on Sunday.
While Not Always Pretty, Vikings Only Care About WinningThe Minnesota Vikings have topped 30 points once this season, the only time they've won a game by more than 10. The only number that matters, of course, is 6-2. The record is sharp, even if the results haven't looked pretty.
Even With Bridgewater Out, Vikings Top Rams In OTAdrian Peterson rushed for 125 yards on 29 carries for Minnesota, helping set up Blair Walsh's 40-yard field goal in overtime that lifted the Vikings a 21-18 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday after quarterback Teddy Bridgewater left with a concussion.
Vikings-Rams Game Features Gurley-Peterson DuelComparison games are the low-hanging fruit of NFL analysis and storytelling. Parallels between players can easily be forced. The similarities between Todd Gurley and Adrian Peterson, though, are too striking to ignore. The rookie sensation with St. Louis and the ninth-year star for Minnesota will square off Sunday.
Injury Report: Despite Three Ailing Body Parts, Peterson To Play SundayRunning back Adrian Peterson was listed on the Minnesota Vikings injury report with injuries to his hip, finger and ankle. Despite the multiple injuries, Peterson is probable and is highly likely to play Sunday against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Vikings have nine players listed on their report. The Bears have eight listed on theirs.
Adrian Peterson Will Play Vs Bears, Floyd Ruled OutAdrian Peterson is expected to play for the Minnesota Vikings against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. But the Vikings will be missing starting defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd.
Adrian Peterson Sits Out Of Vikings Practice With InjuriesMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is fighting a number of injuries, to his hip, finger and ankle.
Bridgewater Throws 316 Yards In 28-19 Win Over LionsTeddy Bridgewater threw for a season-high 316 yards and two touchdowns, and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 28-19 on Sunday.