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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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Beyond Bounds: Lakeville North’s Brandon Morgan Is Faster Than You

Brandon Morgan’s game revolves around his swift feet – he clocks a 4.55 time in the 40-yard dash.

09/20/2012

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Peterson Says He’s Not Yet Full Strength, But Soon

Adrian Peterson says his left knee has been a little sore and stiff this week after a successful season opener for Minnesota.

09/13/2012

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Peterson Dons Pads As Vikings Star RB Progresses

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.

08/14/2012

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Peterson Progressing, Still Waiting To Be Cleared

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.

08/08/2012

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Viking Toby Gerhart: More Than Just A Backup

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.

08/06/2012

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