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Peterson Falling Behind Historic Pace

Photo – Gregory Shamus (Getty Images)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Vikings running back Adrian Peterson changed the way that players look at rehabilitation last year as he recovered from a torn ACL in less than a year and ran for 2,097 yards. This year, he set his goals […]

No 'pitch count' for Adrian Peterson in this opener

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The governor is coming off of Adrian Peterson.

Peterson had a prescribed number of snaps and carries in last season’s opener when he returned from a torn ACL and MCL he suffered less than a year prior.

After watching Peterson take that limit and shatter it, coach Leslie Frazier […]

Adrian Peterson: In my mind, I’m getting younger

Posted by Josh Alper on September 1, 2013, 11:27 AM EDT

AP

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson did some quick calculations this summer and came up with the tail end of the 2017 season as his bet for the time when he passes Emmitt Smith to become the NFL’s all-time leading rusher.

Peterson will […]

Michael Mauti Still Learning, Improving

Rookie linebacker Michael Mauti sticks close to fellow rookie Gerald Hodges. Not all too surprising, considering both played in the same defensive backfield at Penn State.

They were side by side Friday as players straggled onto the practice fields for the final time before heading to San Francisco. They were back together two hours […]

Simply A Decoy; Adrian Peterson Heads To The Sidelines After 2 Plays

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

The long-awaited preseason for Adrian Peterson turned out to be nothing more than a decoy for Leslie Frazier and the Minnesota Vikings Sunday night in San Francisco.

All week long, head coach Leslie Frazier and the Minnesota Vikings prepared for the third […]

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 […]

Vikings still quiet about Adrian Peterson in the preseason

MANKATO, Minn. — They’d be crazy to do it, right?

A season after Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran for 2,097 yards when coming off a torn ACL, MCL and zero preseason snaps, the Vikings are still keeping mum about whether or not he will play on Friday at the Buffalo Bills.

“We are […]

Toby Gerhart to make most of preseason before free agency in 2014

MANKATO, Minn. — Statistically, Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart has less mileage during three NFL seasons than Adrian Peterson had during his triumphant run to winning league MVP last year.

That’s good for the Vikings, who need fresh legs to fill in for the few plays Peterson sits out in the regular season.

But […]