Adrian Peterson Admits To Smoking 'A Little Weed'Adrian Peterson can't seem to outrun his legal problems. Texas prosecutors are now calling for the star running back to be arrested. They say the Peterson admitted he "smoked a little weed" since being charged with child abuse.
Adrian Peterson Gets Tentative Dec. Trial Date A motion was filed by prosecutors Wednesday at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Conroe, Texas to have a new judge assigned to the Adrian Peterson child abuse case. Peterson's legal team are pushing the case forward, looking more likely that they want to leave it up to a jury in Conroe to decide if what Peterson did to his son was child abuse or discipline.
These Days, It Seems Anybody Can Play RB In NFL Teams have found that they no longer need a big-money star to carry the load. Overlooked and underappreciated options can often do the job at a fraction of the price.
Expect A Lot Of RB David Cobb In Minnesota's Game Against MichiganThe Golden Gophers could very well be without quarterback Mitch Leidner and tight end Maxx Williams again this week, so look for the game plan against Michigan to look a lot like it did against San Jose State: a lot of running back David Cobb.
Adrian Peterson Indicted For Child Abuse, Turns Himself InA grand jury has indicted Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson with reckless or negligent injury to a child, WCCO has confirmed through multiple sources, and will not play in this Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.
Adrian Peterson 'Would Love To Retire As A Viking'Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is reiterating that he hopes to remain in Minnesota until he retires in response to a report that he reached out to Jerry Jones about playing for the Dallas Cowboys this summer.
With Passing Trend, Is Peterson Last Great Back? Jim Brown spinning his way through the line and breaking loose in the secondary with a burst of speed. Walter Payton lowering a stiff arm and tearing away from the tackler with those long, almost-straight-leg strides.
Meet Matt Asiata – The Other Vikings Running BackWhen you share a backfield with a former MVP and an electric early-round draft pick being compared to Darren Sproles, it's easy to fly under the radar. But Matt Asiata has never been one for the limelight anyway. "Just go out there and do your job and, you know, execute with the plays," Asiata said. "I was just trying to get better every day."
Fmr. Gopher, NFL Player Marion Barber Detained For Mental Health EvaluationFormer NFL running back Marion Barber III was detained and taken for a mental health evaluation after police were called to a Dallas, Texas suburb.
Vikings Hope Speedy Rookie Also A Quick StudyJerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota's 10 draft picks to sign his rookie contract. That's about the only race he wouldn't win.
Vikings' New Running Back Takes Tips From Adrian PetersonMinnesota Vikings fans know that Adrian Peterson is number one, but not that Toby Gerhart is gone – who is second in line to carry the ball? His  name is Jerick McKinnon, and he’s still making a transition to full time running back. In college he did a number of things, including throwing the ball as a quarterback at Georgia Southern University.
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.
Small Running Back Puts Small Town On The MapIt’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.
Winless Giants Sign RB Hillis As Vikings ApproachThe 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.
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.