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Adrian Peterson hopes to rebound, get first win at Chicago since 2007


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson’s first breakout performance in the NFL came at Soldier Field, notching his first-ever 200-yard game and multi-touchdown performance during the last Minnesota Vikings victory over the Chicago Bears on the road.

That was in 2007.

On Sunday, Peterson will look to rebound from an uneven game […]

Adrian Peterson starts hot, but cools quickly in loss to Lions


Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson averaged 5.2 yards per carry in Sunday’s loss to the Detroit Lions.

However, his first carry for 78 yards and a touchdown was nothing like the next 17 attempts, in which he averaged 0.88 yards per carry, gaining just 15 more yards.

With the NFL MVP in […]

Game Preview: Vikings at Lions

Game Preview: Vikings at Lions

Vikings PR

MINNESOTA VIKINGS AT DETROIT LIONS WEEK 1 • SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013 – NOON CTThe Minnesota Vikings open the 2013 regular season Sunday, September 8 at the Detroit Lions. Kickoff is set for noon central at Ford Field. The Vikings, the NFL’s second youngest playoff team in […]

Peterson plays two snaps, Vikings drop third preseason game to 49ers

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — After a week of long practices as the Vikings tried to get their stagnant offense on a roll, there were considerable strides.

Christian Ponder threw a pair of touchdown passes while playing three quarters.

He connected on a 1-yard touchdown pass to Zach Line late in the first half for […]

Adrian Peterson Stops By KFAN To Unveil Three Limited Edition Wheaties Boxes


Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

CLICK HERE to check out pictures from AP’s Wheaties reveal in the KFAN Pressbox!

By: Aj Mansour | @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – It was Wheaties and Adrian Peterson takeover day today at KFAN studios as the reigning NFL MVP stopped by with a team from Wheaties […]

Greg Jennings: Goal vs 49ers is to ‘not look like we did last week’

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings was asked another comparison question between his new team, and the old one in the Green Bay Packers.

This time, Jennings didn’t bite on an inquiry regarding his former team and placed the emphasis on the Vikings offense, which needs to see a breath of life […]

Adrian Peterson ‘itching’ to play in preseason, gets his wish Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — If the decision were left up to Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, the reigning NFL MVP would have played in the second preseason game at Buffalo Bills and would play the entire first half against the San Francsico 49ers.

Since it’s not up to Peterson, he will likely play a […]

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 […]

Pressure not all on Ponder in third year at helm of Vikings’ offense

MANKATO, Minn. — Armed with new Minnesota Vikings receivers Greg Jennings and Cordarrelle Patterson – and sans a severely bruised tricep – quarterback Christian Ponder said the pressure isn’t all on him entering the all-important third year for a young quarterback.

And Vikings coach Leslie Frazier agrees with him.

“We need a lot of guys […]