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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

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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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Peterson Remaining Focused While Chasing Dickerson

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he doesn’t believe Adrian Peterson’s pursuit of the single-season rushing record will take focus away from the team’s playoff chase.

12/17/2012

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Adrian Peterson Named Offensive Player Of The Week

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has been named the NFC’s Offensive Player of the Week.

12/12/2012

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Resisting Arrest Charge Dropped For Adrian Peterson

A resisting arrest charge stemming from a July arrest in Houston, TX has been dropped for Adrian Peterson, according to his attorney.

11/13/2012

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Vikings Making Creative, Consistent Use Of Harvin

Percy Harvin’s versatility, athleticism and toughness have made defending him difficult for Minnesota’s opponents.

10/04/2012

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