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Peterson Says He’s Happy For CJ’s New Contract

Adrian Peterson says he’s happy for fellow running back Chris Johnson and the new contract he signed with the Tennessee Titans.


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Peterson Focused On Having Big Season, Not On Contract

Adrian Peterson is maybe the closest thing to a certainty the Minnesota Vikings have to feature this season. The biggest question isn’t about this year, but rather what’s ahead for one of the best running backs in the game.


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In New Market, Sky Is Limit For Peterson’s Price

Adrian Peterson seems to be seeing a new, big-money contract being handed out once a week these days.


Caleb King #4 of the Georgia Bulldogs against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 13, 2010 in Auburn, Alabama. (credit:  Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Vikings Sign Georgia RB Caleb King

The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Georgia running back Caleb King after he did not get chosen in the supplemental draft.


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Robinson Tries To Live His Dream With Hometown Team

Alexander Robinson took some reps Saturday night as the Minnesota Vikings took on the Tennessee Titans in their first preseason game.


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Gerhart Hoping To Be More Of A Factor This Year

Every time Toby Gerhart touched the ball in his first preseason with the Minnesota Vikings last year, he was hit and hit hard. And that was just in practice against his teammates.


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Adrian Peterson Expected To Return On Friday

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he expects star running back Adrian Peterson to return to training camp on Friday following the birth of his son.


MIAMI - 2009:  James Saxon of the Miami Dolphins poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Miami, Florida.  (credit: NFL Photos)

Vikings Hire New Running Backs Coach

Leslie Frazier has made an addition to the Vikings’ coaching staff, picking James Saxon as running backs coach from the Miami Dolphins.


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Adrian Peterson Attends Charity Event For Better Hearing

Vikings were a part of a group ice fishing outing on Lake Waconia for charity today — with Adrian Peterson as the centerpiece.


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Vikings’ Peterson Hopes To Play This Week

Adrian Peterson is not concerned that playing on a bruised thigh would cause long-term damage, and he hopes to be on the field this weekend against Philadelphia.


Lorenzo Booker #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs the ball against the New York Jets on September 3, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Eagles 38-27. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Vikings Plan To Sign Running Back Lorenzo Booker

The Minnesota Vikings plan to sign running back Lorenzo Booker.


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Will Peterson Play? Either Way, He’s Made Progress

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says his sprained right ankle is feeling better, and he hopes to play against Buffalo on Sunday.


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Rally Star: Rosemount’s Andrew Hausmann

Andrew Hausmann, who plays on Rosemount’s unbeaten football team, is this week’s rally star.