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Adrian Peterson In Line For 5-10 Carries On Sunday?

Adrian Peterson In Line For 5-10 Carries On Sunday?

Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twins Cities is predicting that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will receive anywhere from 5 to 10 carries as he returns to field for the first time since last December. “I’ll repeat what I said yesterday: unless something goes wrong I think Peterson plays and could get 5 to 10 carries,” [...]

September 6, 2012 Jake Watroba Vikings 2

Adrian Peterson Cleared For Contact

Adrian Peterson Cleared For Contact

The Minnesota Vikings have finally given RB Adrian Peterson clearance to participate in full-contact practice for the first time since he injured his knee last season, via ESPN 1500 Twin Cities. Peterson is expected to be active for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but head coach Leslie Frazier has already said that they plan to limit Peterson’s [...]

September 5, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Adrian Peterson Could Come Off PUP List On Sunday

Adrian Peterson Could Come Off PUP List On Sunday

Tom Pelissero, from ESPN 1500 Twin Cities, reports that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson could come of the physically unable to perform list as soon as Sunday. The Vikings will be meeting this Saturday to discuss the team’s roster in which depth chart changes could be made. “We’re going to discuss it,” said Vikings head coach Leslie [...]

August 11, 2012 Salvador Borboa Vikings 0

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Close to Coming off PUP List

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Close to Coming off PUP List

Update –  8/2/12: Judd Zulgad of ESPN 1500 has reported via twitter that Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier claims  RB Adrian Peterson is closer to being moved off the Physically Unable to Perform list, but is “still not quite ready to put him out there”. ——————————– Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com is reporting that Minnesota Vikings running [...]

August 2, 2012 Dan Kornhauser Vikings 0

Vikings Will Limit Adrian Peterson’s Workload To Start The Season

Vikings Will Limit Adrian Peterson’s Workload To Start The Season

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned that they plan on limiting Adrian Peterson‘s early-season workload, in an attempt to prevent any possible setbacks regarding Peterson’s surgically repaired knee. “He’s so valuable to our organization that we have to be smart. We’ll tread lightly as far as Week 1 and how much he’ll contribute on [...]

July 4, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Adrian Peterson Could Begin Training Camp On PUP List

Adrian Peterson Could Begin Training Camp On PUP List

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier seemed to suggest that RB Adrian Peterson could be placed on the PUP list for the start of training camp. “(Based) on where he is today, everything is moving in the right direction. I don’t know if we’ll put him on the practice field anytime soon when we get [...]

June 26, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Vikings Have No Intentions Of Allowing Joe Webb To Compete For Starting QB Job

Vikings Have No Intentions Of Allowing Joe Webb To Compete For Starting QB Job

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier attempted to squash any talk of a potential quarterback controversy between Joe Webb and Christian Ponder by mentioning that Ponder will be the team’s starter heading into 2012. “If something were to happen to Christian because of injury, we feel like we have a capable backup in Joe,” Frazier [...]

June 21, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 2

Vikings WR Percy Harvin Plans To Attend Vikings Training Camp

Vikings WR Percy Harvin Plans To Attend Vikings Training Camp

Percy Harvin addressed the reports that he recently asked to be traded by mentioning that he’ll be attending the team’s upcoming training camp. “I’m really clueless on the crazy reports,” tweets Harvin. “Had a great (practice) today … To all my real fans and real Vikes fans see u at Mankato.” The reports were from [...]

June 21, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 1

Adrian Peterson Has Progressed To Making Cuts On His Surgically Repaired Knee

Adrian Peterson Has Progressed To Making Cuts On His Surgically Repaired Knee

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson told reporters on Wednesday that he’s “wide open” in regards to making cuts on his surgically repaired knee, per Tom Pelissero. This is obviously an incredible sign for him moving forward. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned that expects to have Peterson ready for the start of the season, which would [...]

June 20, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 6/7

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 6/7

Bears Unsigned franchise player RB Matt Forte said he is “definitely” not seeking to become the NFL’s highest-paid running back. (Michael C Wright) Bears DT Henry Melton said he’s been getting a little work at fullback during OTAs. (Fred Mitchell) Bengals Third-round WR Mohamed Sanu has earned rave reviews from offensive coordinator Jay Gruden (Geoff [...]

June 7, 2012 Nathan J. Rivera Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Colts, Dolphins, Eagles, Patriots, Ravens, Saints, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Adrian Peterson Likely To Start Training Camp On The PUP List

Adrian Peterson Likely To Start Training Camp On The PUP List

Tom Pelissero of ESPN Twin Cities reports that RB Adrian Peterson will likely start training camp on the PUP list. Head coach Leslie Frazier hints at this by stating, “… in my mind right now, it’d be better to be doing things on the side (in camp) until we know and feel comfortable that he [...]

May 31, 2012 Schee Moua Vikings 1

Vikings Rumors: Harrison Smith, Josh Robinson, Jarius Wright

Vikings Rumors: Harrison Smith, Josh Robinson, Jarius Wright

Safety Postions Dan Wiederer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that it “won’t be entirely shocking” if the Vikings end up using both Notre Dame rookies as their starting safeties this year. The Viking traded for Harrison Smith, so figures to be a safe bet to get a starting job. Fifth-round pick Robert Blanton will have to compete with Mistral [...]

May 5, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 1

Adrian Peterson “Impressed” During Running Drills Last Week

Adrian Peterson “Impressed” During Running Drills Last Week

Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twin Cities reports that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson ran last week for Head Coach Leslie Frazier who said Peterson “did a great job,” in his workout which comes just four months after knee surgery. Peterson tore both his ACL and MCL late in the season. He was expected to be out [...]

April 3, 2012 Nathan J. Rivera Vikings 0

NFL Injury Updates: Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, Kenny Britt, Gabe Carimi, Mikel LeShoure

NFL Injury Updates: Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, Kenny Britt, Gabe Carimi, Mikel LeShoure

Adrian Peterson Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twin Cities reports that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is scheduled to resume running later in the week. “Everything he’s done up to this point has been very good,” said head coach Leslie Frazier. Peterson is recovering from surgery to repair tears to his ACL and MCL. Minnesota is holding out hope that he’ll [...]

March 28, 2012 Nate Bouda Bears, Chiefs, Lions, Packers, Titans, Vikings 1

Raheem Morris The Favorite For Vikings Defensive Coordinator Position?

Raheem Morris The Favorite For Vikings Defensive Coordinator Position?

The Minnesota Vikings have begun the search process to find their next defensive coordinator and the Star Tribune reports that it appears to be down to Vikings linebackers coach Mike Singletary, former Buccaners head coach Raheem Morris, former Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo and Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach Mel Tucker. ESPN’s Adam Schefter mentioned that he sees Morris as the favorite [...]

January 10, 2012 Nate Bouda Vikings 1

Vikings Will Start Christian Ponder This Weekend

Vikings Will Start Christian Ponder This Weekend

There has been a lot of attention paid to the Vikings quarterback position in recent weeks, mainly because of Joe Webb‘s quality outings, but Minnesota head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters that Christian Ponder will finish out the season as the teams starting quarterback. “Christian made it back today and finished practice well and hopefully [...]

December 29, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier Will Return Next Season

Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier Will Return Next Season

Jeremy Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has been informed that he’ll be retained for the 2012 season. Minnesota currently sits at 2-11 and could end up with their worst record ever if lose their remaining three games. Team owner Ziggy Wilf gave Frazier the dreaded vote [...]

December 14, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Adrian Peterson Willing To Play At Less Than 100%

Adrian Peterson Willing To Play At Less Than 100%

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned earlier in the week that RB Adrian Peterson is “very close” to a returning. “God willing I’ll be out there [Sunday],” Peterson said during an interview with KFAN, per the Star Tribune. “I’m like 70 percent.” It’s great that Peterson is willing to sacrifice his health for the team but the Vikings aren’t going anywhere [...]

December 7, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Adrian Peterson Ready To Return For Week 14?

Adrian Peterson Ready To Return For Week 14?

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned during today’s press conference that RB Adrian Peterson is “very close” to returning to game action, per Tom Pelissero. This is interesting considering that there were reports from yesterday that he could be out for Week 14′s game and possible even the season. Peterson has been dealing with high-ankle sprain that he [...]

December 5, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Vikings Leaning On Percy Harvin With Peterson Out

Vikings Leaning On Percy Harvin With Peterson Out

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned that the team will look to get Percy Harvin the ball more in the absence of RB Adrian Peterson who is dealing with a high-ankle sprain, via the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “One of the things coming out of the bye, we wanted to come up with more ways to get [...]

November 22, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0

Adrian Peterson Could Miss Multiple Weeks With Sprained Ankle?

Adrian Peterson Could Miss Multiple Weeks With Sprained Ankle?

Pro Football Talk reports that a league source has informed them that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will miss “at least” one game after suffering a high ankle sprain during Sunday’s loss to the Oakland Raiders. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned today that he was hopeful that Peterson would be able to return to practice later in [...]

November 21, 2011 Nate Bouda Vikings 0