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.
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.
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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.
Minnesota Vikings running back and NFL MVP Adrian Peterson had surgery for a sports hernia on Thursday.
It’s unanimous, on both sides of the ball.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 210 yards at Green Bay the first time. He gained 199 yards for Minnesota in the last meeting.
He was so good in high school, leading a talented Totino-Grace High School team to a state title. John Crockett was the man.
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.
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has been named the NFC’s Offensive Player of the Week.
A resisting arrest charge stemming from a July arrest in Houston, TX has been dropped for Adrian Peterson, according to his attorney.
Percy Harvin’s versatility, athleticism and toughness have made defending him difficult for Minnesota’s opponents.
Brandon Morgan’s game revolves around his swift feet – he clocks a 4.55 time in the 40-yard dash.
Adrian Peterson says his left knee has been a little sore and stiff this week after a successful season opener for Minnesota.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has taken another important step forward in his recovery from reconstructive surgery on his left knee: taking part in his first full-pads practice.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he’s progressing, still eyes playing in the first regular season game, and has no plans on wearing a knee brace once he returns.
The Vikings have moved into game week mode, which is a welcomed time at training camp in Mankato. But what they know right now is that while Adrian Peterson tries to get back on track, Toby Gerhart is the number one running back.
Gov. Mark Dayton has a theory on why so many NFL players have been in trouble with the law lately — they have too much time on their hands and they have similarities with soldiers returning from war.
Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton was staggering and had trouble maintaining his balance when he was arrested for a DWI at a drive-thru, according to new details released by the Hennepin County Attorney’s office.
A Houston Police Department spokesperson said Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was arrested early Saturday morning for resisting arrest.
Adrian Peterson says he is still working his way back toward feeling normal after left knee surgery.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to practice.
Adrian Peterson earned his fifth NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor for his performance against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has a sore calf muscle that kept him out of Wednesday’s practice.
Every time Adrian Peterson touched the ball in the second half against San Diego in 2007, the Minnesota Vikings running back churned toward the single-game rushing record.