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Peterson Passes 10,000-Yard Mark For Career

By Sara Boyd

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson has become the third-fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards rushing for his career.

Peterson passed the mark for Minnesota in the fourth quarter Sunday against Chicago in his 101st career game. Eric Dickerson got there in 91 games, and Jim Brown reached […]

Peterson Goes 78 Yards For TD On First Carry

By Sara Boyd

DETROIT (AP) — Adrian Peterson started the 2013 season in MVP style.

The Minnesota star went 78 yards for a touchdown on the Vikings’ first offensive play Sunday against the Detroit Lions, giving his team a 7-0 lead. Minnesota got the ball on its 22 after the Lions flubbed a field […]

Ponder Confident Heading Into Make-Or-Break Season

By Eric Henderson

(credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Christian Ponder stepped to the podium for his first press conference of the 2013 regular season and, truth be told, kind of started to ramble.

“This is awesome. I know the whole team is excited, the whole organization is excited for this […]

Power Rankings Roundup: Where Do The Vikings Stand?

 

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We cruise around the interweb to see where various sites and experts have the Vikings slotted in their weekly power rankings…

ESPN

17. Minnesota Vikings: Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record survived Adrian Peterson‘s onslaught by 8 yards last year. In 2013, it might not be so lucky.

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Dickerson braces for another assault on his record

Posted by Mike Florio on September 2, 2013, 11:25 PM EDT

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If it wasn’t for Adrian Peterson, Eric Dickerson could relax. Today’s NFL has become obsessed with the passing game. Throw in the trend toward multiple tailbacks, and no one else would come within 500 yards of Dickerson’s single-season record of 2,105 […]

“I Will Break It.” Adrian Peterson Has His Sights Set On Emmitt’s All-time Record.

 

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Although he hasn’t stepped onto the playing field yet this preseason, Adrian Peterson is ready to roll and continues to set lofty goals for him and his team through the 2013 season and the entirety of his […]

A dream realized, undrafted rookie Zach Line makes the team

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

Undrafted rookie fullback Zach Line had blood running down his nose and over the five stitches already in place. After catching a one-yard pass and romping for a 60-yard touchdown in his first ever NFL game on Aug. 9, Line remained grounded.

“(The stitches) at least tell my fiance I’m doing […]

Adrian Peterson not backtracking, but downplaying goal of 2,500 yards

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson isn’t backtracking on his goal of 2,500 yards in the 2013 season, but he is downplaying it.

A season after rushing for 2,097 yards, and coming off a potentially career-ending ACL injury, Peterson claimed he would shatter the all-time rushing record held by Hall of Fame […]

Mackey: Forget 2,500 yards, Adrian Peterson might not even reach 1,500

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is an ambitious guy. He has been known to throw out some lofty goals throughout the years.

The latest example of this ambition came earlier this year when, shortly after coming up just nine yards short of Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record of 2,106, Peterson told NFL Network, “I […]

Zulgad: Vikings will take step forward with more complete offense

A healthy Adrian Peterson will report to training camp Thursday in Mankato coming off the second-best rushing season in NFL history.

Peterson’s remarkable 2,097-yard effort put him 9 yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season record, made him only the seventh player to rush for 2,000 yards in a season and came less than a […]