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“At Least A Half-Dozen Teams” Have Done Background Work On Adrian Peterson

“At Least A Half-Dozen Teams” Have Done Background Work On Adrian Peterson

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, “it is far less certain” that Adrian Peterson will back with the Vikings next season. Minnesota has said that they would like to have him back next year, but Schefter mentions that he might not be entirely [...]

January 29, 2015 Cowboys, Vikings
AFC Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, Jets, Raiders & Titans

AFC Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, Jets, Raiders & Titans

Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN expects the Bengals to pursue a defensive end, defensive tackle, offensive tackle and possibly even a wide receiver infree agency. Harvey believes the Bengals could “explore” the idea of signing Browns free agent TE Jordan Cameron. As for other [...]

January 24, 2015 Bengals, Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, Jets, Raiders, Titans
NFL Notes: Cowboys, Giants, Rams, Ravens, & Redskins

NFL Notes: Cowboys, Giants, Rams, Ravens, & Redskins

Cowboys Todd Archer of ESPN doesn’t see the Cowboys picking up DT Henry Melton‘s option. Archer expects the Cowboys to be able to do whatever they want to do in free agency and doesn’t see the cap limiting them in any way. Archer writes [...]

January 24, 2015 Cowboys, Giants, NFL Draft Rumors, Rams, Ravens, Redskins
NFL Notes: Draft, Broncos, Falcons, Steelers, & Vikings

NFL Notes: Draft, Broncos, Falcons, Steelers, & Vikings

Draft Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net reports that “word from the Senior Bowl” is that the Falcons like Missouri DE/OLB Shane Ray “a lot.” Broncos According to Jeff Legwold, “buzz around the league” is that new Broncos HC Gary Kubiak would like [...]

January 20, 2015 Broncos, Falcons, NFL Draft Rumors, Steelers, Vikings
NFL Notes: 49ers, Bills, Colts, Raiders, Titans, Vikings

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bills, Colts, Raiders, Titans, Vikings

49ers Adam Gase was a close second to Jim Tomsula in the race to be the 49ers Head Coach. Bills Bills announced that special teams coach Danny Crossman is being retained. Colts LB Josh McNary was charged with rape in [...]

January 14, 2015 49ers, Bills, Colts, Raiders, Titans, Vikings
Vikings GM Rick Spielman Doesn’t Commit To Adrian Peterson Being Back Next Year

Vikings GM Rick Spielman Doesn’t Commit To Adrian Peterson Being Back Next Year

Vikings GM Rick Spielman was asked about RB Adrian Peterson‘s status with the team for the 2015 season on Wedneday, but he didn’t offer anything definitive about the running back being back with the team. “There’s no question on what Adrian [...]

January 14, 2015 Vikings
NFL Notes: Jason Garrett, Jeff Ireland, Bills, Dolphins, Vikings

NFL Notes: Jason Garrett, Jeff Ireland, Bills, Dolphins, Vikings

Jason Garrett Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that “there’s a school of thought in some league circles” that the Cowboys could move on from HC Jason Garrett if they lose at home on Sunday against the Lions. Jeff [...]

December 30, 2014 Bills, Cowboys, Dolphins, Vikings
NFL Notes: Colts, Jaguars, Lions, Packers & Vikings

NFL Notes: Colts, Jaguars, Lions, Packers & Vikings

Colts Mike Wells of ESPN believes the Colts will pursue a running back via “free agency, trades and the draft” this offseason. Wells writes that HC Chuck Pagano‘s “seat will get warm” should they get blown out in their Wild [...]

December 27, 2014 Colts, Jaguars, Lions, Packers, Vikings
NFL Notes: Cap Causalities, Packers, Ravens, & Saints

NFL Notes: Cap Causalities, Packers, Ravens, & Saints

Potential Cap Causalities Jason Fitzgerald has a great article up at The Sporting News that takes a look at some notable players who could be cap causalities this offseason. According to Fitzgerald, some names to watch include: Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald Texans WR Andre [...]

December 26, 2014 49ers, Cardinals, Chiefs, Dolphins, Packers, Rams, Ravens, Saints, Texans, Vikings
Report: Adrian Peterson Trying To Get Reinstated Before Free Agency

Report: Adrian Peterson Trying To Get Reinstated Before Free Agency

According to a source that spoke to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, Adrian Peterson‘s new lawsuit against the NFL, which was filed by the NFLPA on Monday, is attempting to have push back the date for him return from [...]

December 15, 2014 Vikings
NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Draft, Bengals, Broncos, Chargers

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Draft, Bengals, Broncos, Chargers

Adrian Peterson The NFLPA officially filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Vikings RB Adrian Peterson against NFL on Monday. The petition seeks Peterson’s immediate reinstatement and says that his suspension should be two games at most. (Jason La Canfora) The union objects to [...]

December 15, 2014 Bengals, Broncos, Chargers, NFL Draft Rumors, Vikings
NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Cardinals, Colts, Seahawks

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Cardinals, Colts, Seahawks

Adrian Peterson Tom Pelissero reports that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is expected to file his lawsuit against the the NFL in federal court in Minnesota on Monday. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that Peterson intends to play next [...]

December 14, 2014 Cardinals, Colts, Seahawks, Vikings
NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Cardinals, Dolphins, Raiders

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Cardinals, Dolphins, Raiders

Adrian Peterson Adrian Peterson tells ESPN’s Ben Goessling that he would consider retiring if the lawsuit he’s expected to file would hurt his chances of being reinstated. “I’ve considered retiring from the NFL,” Peterson told Goessling in a phone interview. “I still made $8MM [...]

December 12, 2014 Cardinals, Dolphins, Raiders, Vikings
Adrian Peterson’s Suspension Upheld

Adrian Peterson’s Suspension Upheld

The NFL has announced that arbitrator Harold Henderson has denied Vikings RB Adrian Peterson‘s appeal of his suspension. Henderson explained his decision with the following statement: The facts in this appeal are uncontested. The player entered a plea which effectively admitted to [...]

December 12, 2014 Vikings
Adrian Peterson Open To Settlement If Suspension Doesn’t Roll Over Into 2015

Adrian Peterson Open To Settlement If Suspension Doesn’t Roll Over Into 2015

  Jason Cole, citing a source close to Adrian Peterson, reports that the Vikings running back would be interested in a settlement agreement with the NFL regarding his suspension. Peterson is, of course, in the process of appealing the league’s [...]

December 8, 2014 Vikings
“Little Belief” Adrian Peterson Will Play This Year, Suspension Could Roll Over Into 2015

“Little Belief” Adrian Peterson Will Play This Year, Suspension Could Roll Over Into 2015

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that even in the event that Adrian Peterson wins his appeal case, “there’s little belief he will play this year.” Mortensen adds that if Peterson’s six-game suspension stands, under standard protocol, the remaining three games would roll over [...]

December 7, 2014 Vikings
Settlement Deal Between NFL & Adrian Peterson Still Possible

Settlement Deal Between NFL & Adrian Peterson Still Possible

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that a settlement between the NFL and suspended Vikings RB Adrian Peterson remains a possibility. Peterson’s hearing ended on Thursday and Harold Henderson said that a ruling could come “as [...]

December 6, 2014 Vikings
Adrian Peterson Believes He Still Has Five Or Six Good Years Ahead Of Him

Adrian Peterson Believes He Still Has Five Or Six Good Years Ahead Of Him

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is still waiting to see if he’ll be allowed to return this season after his appeal case was heard by officer Harold Henderson this week. However, even if Peterson’s suspension were to stand and prevent him from returning [...]

December 5, 2014 Vikings
NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, & Ravens

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, & Ravens

Adrian Peterson According to Peter King of MMQB.com, Adrian Peterson is “likely (but not certain) to be reinstated by a league appeals officer.“ Colts DC Greg Manusky believes CB Vontae Davis (concussion) will play in Week 14’s game, despite missing practice twice [...]

December 5, 2014 Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Ravens, Vikings
NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Broncos, Panthers, Texans, & Vikings

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Broncos, Panthers, Texans, & Vikings

Adrian Peterson Pro Football Talk is reporting that there has been no settlement in Adrian Peterson‘s appeal, and the hearing has resumed. Broncos Rookie WR Cody Latimer left Thursday’s practice with concussion-like symptoms. (Andrew Mason) Panthers HC Ron Rivera said that they have all but ruled [...]

December 4, 2014 Broncos, Panthers, Texans, Vikings
Latest On Adrian Peterson’s Appeal Hearing

Latest On Adrian Peterson’s Appeal Hearing

Adrian Peterson’s appeal hearing has concluded on Tuesday. He wound up giving a statement in court, but did not testify, according to Ian Rapoport. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Harold Henderson has ruled that Troy Vincent must testify [...]

December 2, 2014 Vikings