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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 […]

NFL announces it will announce schedule tomorrow

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

The NFL regular season schedule is almost here.

In a sign of just how popular the league has become, the NFL announced on Tuesday that it will announce its schedule on Wednesday, creating a day’s worth of anticipation and drama before the final product is unveiled.

The schedule will be […]

Report: Gophers S Brock Vereen to visit Vikings this week

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Former Gophers safety Brock Vereen is making his rounds pre-Draft. Next stop: Minnesota.

Vereen visited the Steelers last week and is scheduled to visit the Vikigns this week, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

Report: NFL Network fires Darren Sharper

By Mike Florio

Amid troubling allegations of the serial drugging and raping of multiple women in multiple states, NFL Network has taken decisive action against former NFL safety Darren Sharper. According to CNN, the league-owned media outlet has fired Sharper. Sharper, a 12-year safety was suspended from NFLN indefinitely without pay in January, has […]

Amid disturbing allegations, Darren Sharper remains suspended from NFL Network

By Mike Florio

Friday’s release of the Ted Wells report obscured many of the troubling details that emerged in a California courtroom regarding former NFL player and current NFL Network analyst Darren Sharper. According to NFL Network, Sharper remains suspended without pay by the league’s in-house network. And for good reason. The allegations made […]

NFL Network suspends Darren Sharper without pay

By Mike Florio

With former NFL player Darren Sharper being charged with suspicion of rape, his current employer has moved swiftly. “Darren has been suspended without pay until further notice, effective immediately,” NFL Network said in a statement issued to PFT. “Regarding the charges, as a matter of policy, we don’t comment on pending […]

Report: Suh unlikely to be suspended

By Mike Florio

As the football-following world waits to see what the NFL will do about Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh’s most recent dirty play, it makes sense to give credence to any reporting done by the media company owned and operated by the NFL.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that it’s unlikely that […]

Adrian Peterson tops Running Back Power Rankings

Welcome to the 2013 NFL season! Forget everything you gleaned from last year’s games, offseason practices and preseason action. Most of the illusions we presume to be true will be shattered by the end of the month. That’s the great drawing power of the NFL.

Keep that in mind while perusing the 2013 debut of […]

Winter Park Rewind: August 26 - 27

Vikings PR

vikings.com looks back on the (short) week what was at Winter Park via the “Winter Park Rewind.”

August 26

Coming on the heels of Sunday’s loss to the 49ers, Monday was a very busy day at Winter Park. The day started of with Mike Wobschall’s Monday Morning Mailbag which you can read […]

Jared Allen ‘disappointed’ by changes made to Pro Bowl format

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen spoke less than three minutes about his distaste for the new Pro Bowl rules recently unveiled by the NFL.

And, boy, does Allen dislike the changes.

“I’m disappointed that’s it’s come to this. We’re always trying to find some way to create new ratings, new fan […]