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Suspect In Death Of Adrian Peterson’s Son Arrested Again

By Jeff Wald

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall is facing charges in a new alleged incident.

Authorities say Joseph Patterson was arrested early Wednesday on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault, interference with emergency […]

Vikings’ coaches like what Peterson can bring to the passing game

By Michael David Smith

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has averaged less than 30 catches a season so far in his NFL career, but with a new coaching staff in Minnesota, Peterson may find himself having more passes thrown his way. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner said he wants to do more than just […]

Turner: Vikes trying to get Peterson in space as a pass-cather

By Patra, Kevin Norv Turner is going to do whatever he can to get Adrian Peterson open in space. The Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator said he plans on using the running back more in the passing game in 2014.

Source: National Football League

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Turner: Vikings trying to get Peterson in passing game

By Patra, Kevin Norv Turner is going to do whatever he can to get Adrian Peterson open in space. The Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator said he plans on using the running back more in the passing game in 2014.

Source: National Football League

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As Turner modernizes offense, Peterson wants to add pass-catching

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner made clear this week that while the NFL as a whole may have devalued running backs, he won’t take Adrian Peterson for granted.

The next question, then, is whether Peterson can adapt to fit an offense that has traditionally asked backs to catch […]

Adrian Peterson: Turning 30 ‘doesn’t apply to me’

By apnews@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Adrian Peterson is staring 30 years old right in the face, and he knows the stigma that number carries for NFL running backs.

He knows that most running backs these days seem to hit a wall at 30, experiencing a steep decline in production that quickly leads […]

Adrian Peterson: Most say Peyton, I say I’m the NFL’s best player

By Michael David Smith

Ask Vikings running back Adrian Peterson where he ranks among the NFL’s best players, and his answer is simple. “One,” Peterson told the Pioneer Press. “I feel I’m the best.” Every year NFL Network polls players to determine the Top 100 players in the league, and every year the reigning […]

Adrian Peterson: Turning 30 ‘Doesn’t Apply To Me’

By Jonathon Sharp

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is staring 30 years old right in the face, and he knows the stigma that number carries for NFL running backs.

He knows that most running backs these days seem to hit a wall at 30, experiencing a steep decline in production that quickly […]

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson: Age ‘doesn’t apply to me’

By NFL.com Father Time is undefeated but Adrian Peterson doesn’t think it applies to him. The 29-year-old running back is confident that age won’t slow him down.

Source: National Football League

Peterson thinks Vikings would take a “heavy hit” by cutting him

By Mike Florio

At one point, it seemed that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson eventually will want to leave the team due to its chronic inability to complement his skills with a potent passing game and, in turn, wins. Given the ongoing devaluation of the tailback position and a more recent no-one-is-sacred vibe to […]