1. Emmitt Smith Discusses Adrian Peterson, Evolution of Role of Running Back

    The NFL 's all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith thinks only Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson  can break the record he set back in 2002...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 10,800 reads 37 comments

  2. Adrian Peterson Named 2015 NFL FedEx Ground Player of the Year

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has won the FedEx Ground Player of the Year award for a fifth time, the team announced Saturday...

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  3. Vikings' Peterson Wins NFL Rushing Title for 3rd Time

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson finished the regular season with 327 carries for 1,485 yards and 11 touchdowns, earning his third NFL rushing title and first since 2012...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 2,506 reads 9 comments

  4. Adrian Peterson Discusses Child-Abuse Case, Parenthood and More in SI Exclusive

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson managed to put off-field distractions behind him en route to a fantastic 2015 season, but the reigning rushing champion reflected on his difficult road in an exclusive interview with Sports Illustrated ..

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 28,635 reads 0 comments

  5. Adrian Peterson Injury: Updates on Vikings Star's Back and Recovery

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suffered a lower-back injury against the Green Bay Packers on Jan. 3. Peterson returned for the final drive of the game and won't miss further game action...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 12,813 reads 19 comments

  6. Giants vs. Vikings: Postgame Grades, Notes and Quotes for Minnesota

    The Minnesota Vikings crushed the New York Giants by a score of 49-17 on Sunday Night Football , finally proving they are capable of winning games slated during prime time...

    Robert Reidell Written by Robert Reidell about 4 months ago 11,569 reads 87 comments

  7. Adrian Peterson Injury: Updates on Vikings Star's Ankle and Return

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson temporarily left Week 15 against the Chicago Bears with an ankle sprain but eventually returned to the contest. He ultimately would not miss any additional game action due to the ailment...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 21,043 reads 60 comments

  8. Teddy Bridgewater, Stefon Diggs, Adrian Peterson's Post-Week 15 Fantasy Advice

    The Minnesota Vikings continued their run at the NFC North with a convincing 38-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday and even avoided an injury scare along the way...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 4 months ago 2,422 reads 1 comments

  9. Adrian Peterson Scores 100th Career Touchdown vs. Cardinals

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had a nine-yard touchdown run with 3:57 left in the first quarter, giving him his 100th career touchdown Thursday...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 5 months ago 4,818 reads 1 comments

  10. Adrian Peterson Cuts Up Cardinals Defense for 100th Career TD

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson scored his 100th career touchdown in style against the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night...

    Arman Walia Written by Arman Walia about 5 months ago 29,866 reads 35 comments

  11. Biggest Takeaways from the Minnesota Vikings' Week 13 Loss

    Hurting on defense and mostly noncompetitive on offense, the Minnesota Vikings were roughed up by the visiting Seattle Seahawks in Week 13—losing by a 38-7 final at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 5 months ago 7,016 reads 71 comments

  12. Adrian Peterson Comments on Vikings Coaching Staff After Loss to Seahawks

    The Minnesota Vikings are one of the surprise teams of the 2015 NFL season at 8-4, but not even that was enough to satisfy star running back Adrian Peterson after Sunday’s 38-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 27,193 reads 168 comments

  13. Vikings' Peterson Moves into 19th Place on All-Time Rushing List

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran for 158 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries during Sunday's 20-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons, moving past O.J...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 5 months ago 850 reads 1 comments

  14. Adrian Peterson Reminds NFL That He Is the Best Running Back in the League

    When Adrian Peterson returned to the field in Week 1 of this season, it wasn't your typical game. Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings were playing the second leg of the Monday Night Football doubleheader against the San Francisco 49ers...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 5 months ago 12,235 reads 63 comments

  15. Adrian Peterson Boosts MVP Campaign During Another Impressive Vikings Win

    Let’s play one of the most important NFL word-association games. When you see the letters “MVP” together while capitalized and maybe even bolded, which player ...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 5 months ago 31,688 reads 113 comments

  16. Man Convicted in Death of Adrian Peterson's Son Sentenced to Life in Prison

    Joseph Patterson was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday for his role in the October 2013 death of two-year-old Tyrese Ruffin, the son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 375,556 reads 0 comments

  17. In a Season Dominated by QB Play, Adrian Peterson Making Case for 2nd MVP Award

    The Minnesota Vikings ' Adrian Peterson scoffs at the notion the NFL is solely a quarterback-driven league and running backs are devalued in today's game. Peterson continues to prove the opposite as a legitimate MVP candidate...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 6 months ago 23,631 reads 90 comments

  18. Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson, Stefon Diggs Post-Week 10 Fantasy Advice

    The Minnesota Vikings continue to roll, which is good news for fantasy owners, because their offensive trio of Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson and Stefon Diggs is making its presence felt in grand fashion...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 5,479 reads 18 comments

  19. Adrian Peterson Ties O.J. Simpson for Most 200-Yard Rushing Games in NFL History

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is used to setting NFL records, so the former MVP certainly had a smile on his face during his team's 30-14 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday when he tied O...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 20,040 reads 176 comments

  20. Adrian Peterson Says He Wants to Play in NFL for 10 More Years

    Typical NFL running backs start looking toward retirement as they approach their 10th year in the league. Adrian Peterson isn't a typical NFL running back...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 17,171 reads 62 comments

  21. How the Chicago Bears Can Slow Down Minnesota's Adrian Peterson in Week 8

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has looked like his old self this season, and that is not good news for the Chicago Bears heading into Week 8...

    Matt Eurich Written by Matt Eurich about 6 months ago 2,649 reads 6 comments

  22. Adrian Peterson Injury: Updates on Vikings Star's Status and Return

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is dealing with hip, ankle and finger injuries, but he won't miss Sunday's game. Continue for updates. Peterson Active for Week 8 Sunday, Nov...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 23,146 reads 48 comments

  23. Adrian Peterson Illness: Updates on Vikings Star's Status and Return

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was battling an illness ahead of Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions , but he still suited up to play. Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 82,819 reads 122 comments

  24. Adrian Peterson Says He Is the 'Michael Jordan of Football'

    Running backs Adrian Peterson and Jamaal Charles engaged in some friendly offseason banter over the summer when discussing which one of them was the "LeBron James of football...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 17,715 reads 207 comments

  25. Breaking Down Adrian Peterson's Struggles in Pass Protection in 2015

    Adrian Peterson leads the NFL in rushing yards after four games, proving he's still the same game-breaking runner of the football he was before missing 15 games last season...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 7 months ago 6,908 reads 11 comments