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Adrian Peterson Presser

Gathering Is Tuesday For Adrian Peterson’s Son

A fellowship gathering is scheduled in Sioux Falls in honor of the 2-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

10/21/2013

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Small Running Back Puts Small Town On The Map

It’s a tiny town in northwestern Minnesota, but the people of Underwood love their football. Friday nights is when the town gets buzzing, thanks to high school football, said coach Chuck Ross.

10/19/2013

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Winless Giants Sign RB Hillis As Vikings Approach

The New York Giants have signed veteran running back Peyton Hillis. Hillis, who fills a void in the backfield, is a six-year veteran with a 1,000-yard season on his resume. He has played for Denver, Cleveland and Kansas City, and has 2,470 yards and 21 touchdowns for his career.

10/16/2013

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Redman Among Inactives For Steelers Vs. Vikings

Running back Isaac Redman is inactive for the Pittsburgh Steelers for their game against the Minnesota Vikings in London, with rookie Le’Veon Bell set to make his debut.

09/29/2013

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Foot Healed, Steelers RB Bell Ready To Go Against Vikings

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell will make his regular-season debut on Sunday hoping to provide a jolt for his winless team.

09/25/2013

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DeLaSalle RB Williams Has Sights On State Title

Chris Williams is the talented and explosive running back from DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. “I like to get to the end zone, so I just try everything to get to the end zone, every play,” Williams said. Walk him and you can see why teammates follow him. Williams didn’t grow up privileged, and he did not forget where he grew up.

08/30/2013

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Washburn Star RB Jeff Jones Has Eyes On 2,000 Yards

One player to watch in the metro area — Minneapolis Washburn’s Jeff Jones. He’s a football player, he’s an athlete, and he’s got some gifts you cannot teach. Watch him on the football field and it becomes a game of “catch me if you can.”

08/23/2013

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Vikings’ Offense Has Been Rough With Peterson Out

Through their first two preseason games, the best performance from Minnesota’s first-team offense has been by rookie punter Jeff Locke.

The Vikings haven’t done much well in these exhibition games yet. Each incompletion by Christian Ponder or three-and-out series by the unit has only heightened concerns whether this team can be balanced enough to build off last year’s playoff appearance.

08/21/2013

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The Top Responses From Adrian Peterson’s AMA On Reddit

Minnesota’s favorite football player is experimenting with putting chocolate milk on his Wheaties and even admits he ratchets up his legendary debilitating handshake for reporters in particular. The Vikings star running back opened up in an Ask Me Anything forum Tuesday on reddit.com, the user-generated social news and entertainment website.

08/20/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By Position

Here’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.

08/16/2013

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Adrian Peterson Hits Wheaties Boxes This Week

Adrian Peterson is coming to a breakfast table near you. The Vikings running back is appearing on three limited-edition Wheaties boxes, one of which is released this week. According to Wheaties marketing manager Jim Wilson, A.P. is a natural fit for their product. “Adrian embodies the heart of a champion whether he’s scoring touchdowns or giving back to his community,” Wilson said.

08/12/2013

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Adrian Peterson Has Sports Hernia Surgery

Minnesota Vikings running back and NFL MVP Adrian Peterson had surgery for a sports hernia on Thursday.

02/07/2013

Minnesota Vikings 21 - Chicago Bears 14

Adrian Peterson, J.J. Watt Unanimous All-Pros

It’s unanimous, on both sides of the ball.

01/12/2013

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Peterson Vs. Pack Has Been Boon For Vikings RB

Adrian Peterson rushed for 210 yards at Green Bay the first time. He gained 199 yards for Minnesota in the last meeting.

12/31/2012

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NDSU’s John Crockett Tackles ADHD

He was so good in high school, leading a talented Totino-Grace High School team to a state title. John Crockett was the man.

12/24/2012

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