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September 23, 2016
Surgery over, rehab begins for Vikings' Peterson
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underwent knee surgery Thursday and will begin rehabbing immediately. Whether the 31-year-old returns to...
September 23, 2016 - 1:55am
September 22, 2016
Vikings Peterson has successful surgery to repair knee
Running back Adrian Peterson’s surgery to repair the lateral meniscus in his right knee was successful, the Vikings said in a news release...
September 22, 2016 - 2:07pm
With Peterson injured, Vikings turn to McKinnon, Asiata and newly signed Hillman
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—Without Adrian Peterson, the new Vikings starting running back is Jerick McKinnon. Despite carrying the ball just three...
September 22, 2016 - 2:12am
September 21, 2016
Adrian Peterson opts for surgery, could be out for season
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told ESPN on Wednesday that he will have surgery Thursday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and...
September 21, 2016 - 10:56am
September 19, 2016
Vikings' Peterson has torn meniscus, but may still be able to play
EDEN PRAIRIE — Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that running back Adrian Peterson, injured Sunday against Green Bay, has a torn meniscus...
September 19, 2016 - 2:20pm
August 26, 2016
Upon further review, Peterson decides not to play in preseason
MINNEAPOLIS—Adrian Peterson hasn't run the ball in a preseason game since 2011. And that won't be changing this year. The Vikings running...
August 26, 2016 - 8:55pm
August 4, 2016
Appeals court rules against Vikings' Peterson, says NFL can collect fine
An appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of the NFL and reinstated the suspension and fine of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson....
August 4, 2016 - 11:06pm
August 3, 2016
Hamstring healed, Vikings star returns to practice
MANKATO, Minn. — Adrian Peterson was back at practice Wednesday and the crowd was loving it. After a training camp session at Minnesota...
August 3, 2016 - 11:21pm
July 28, 2016
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
MANKATO — Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has his sights set on another NFL record. Peterson, 31, already holds the mark for most...
July 28, 2016 - 10:44pm
July 27, 2016
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
MANKATO, Minn.—Adrian Peterson spoke and his teammates listened. The Vikings running back said last month he doesn't want any teammates...
July 27, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 26, 2016
Letter: Can the Vikings really win it all?
Recently, Adrian Peterson made a bold statement: “The Vikings can win it all.” Now, where have we heard that before? The problem with statements like these is that they seldom come true. Before the Twins season began, there was praise for the team, especially the pitching staff....
May 26, 2016 - 6:00am
May 10, 2016
NFL: Peterson: Vikings can ‘win everything’ in 2016
All Pro back says he’s focused on nothing short of helping Minnesota win Super Bowl
May 10, 2016 - 12:00am
May 5, 2016
NFL: Adrian Peterson donates $100,000 to hometown ravaged by flood
News of the deadly flood last weekend in his hometown of Palestine, Texas, hit Vikings running back Adrian Peterson hard, and he wants to do what he can to help
May 5, 2016 - 1:20am
January 11, 2016
Fumbling problems no longer a joke for AP
MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson finally seems ready to get serious about his fumbling problems. The Vikings running back mostly shrugged when asked about losing fumbles in losses to Green Bay and Arizona last month. On Monday, there was no dismissing how costly his lost fourth-quarter...
January 11, 2016 - 11:39pm
January 8, 2016
Vikings' Peterson unanimous all-pro selection
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt were unanimous selections on the 2015 Associated Press All-Pro Team announced Friday. The AP panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league made Peterson and Watt as the only players...
January 8, 2016 - 11:36pm