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Jerome Felton Paves Way for Adrian Peterson and His Potential Record-Breaking Year

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

There's no question that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has had a phenomenal season, especially given that he's coming back from such a big injury. But he's also had a little help from his friends during his comeback. While he hasn't had the luxury of a big-time quarterback and ...

Adrian Peterson Eyes Eric Dickerson’s Single-Season Rushing Record

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

When NFL fans wondered exactly how Adrian Peterson would bounce back from a devastating knee injury late last year, few probably figured he could put together one of the best rushing seasons in NFL history. Yet that's just what the Minnesota back has done, rushing for 1,600 yards in the ...

Christian Ponder Accepts the Blame for Minnesota’s Loss to Green Bay

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

It's intriguing to think of where the Minnesota Vikings might be this year if they had a bona fide quarterback. Christian Ponder has had his share of rough games, and shouldered the blame for another loss on Sunday, this time to Green Bay. He completed 12 of 25 pass attempts ...

Christian Ponder Insists Girlfriend, Samantha Steele, Isn’t Affecting His Play

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

The Minnesota Vikings are sliding after a red-hot start, and their young quarterback has been a big reason for the drop-off. Christian Ponder is once again taking heat for his play, after it seemed he was turning a corner to start his second season, and now -- despite the fact ...

Sidney Rice On Marshawn Lynch’s 77-Yard Run: “He Got To Shut Me Up On That One”

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Sidney Rice and the Seattle Seahawks host the Minnesota Vikings this week, which gives Rice a chance to take on his former team and many of his good friends in what could be an important NFC matchup in terms of wild-card positioning. But Rice knows that on Sunday, the focus won't ...

Jared Allen on Percey Harvin: “I think he’s definitely an MVP type of guy”

Friday, October 19th, 2012

What a difference a year makes when it comes to the Minnesota Vikings. Last season the Vikings offense was shaky with rookie quarterback Christian Ponder leading the way and the defense couldn't stop anyone. The Vikes finished the season with a 3-13 record and were clearly one of the worst ...

Antoine Winfield Says The Minnesota Vikings Defense Is Having Fun After Winning Third Straight Game In Convincing Fashion

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The Minnesota Vikings have shocked the NFL world so far this season. This team wasn't supposed to be in first place this season, especially after five games with a record of 4-1. The Vikings were projected to be an afterthought, but Christian Ponder is having a sophomore renaissance. How about this ...

Christian Ponder On Justin Smith Sunday Against San Francisco: “He Got Shut Down”

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Quietly, the Minnesota Vikings are 2-1 and tied for first place in the NFC North. And although he was a question mark heading into the season, second-year quarterback Christian Ponder has excelled early. Minnesota somehow stopped the red-hot San Francisco 49ers Sunday, as Ponder had what was undoubtedly his best ...

Vikings Rookie Matt Kalil Says Getting Beat By Jared Allen Helped Him Learn to Move on From Mistakes Quickly

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Matt Kalil's career is off to a solid start. The No. 4 overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft has yet to surrender a sack while manning Christian Ponder's blind side. The USC product credits defensive end Jared Allen for his quick adjustment to the pro game. Matt Kalil joined Judd ...

Toby Gerhart Borrowed One of Adrian Peterson’s Sports Cars, Got Stuck in the Snow

Friday, August 24th, 2012

If it weren't for Adrian Peterson's superhero-speed recovery from knee surgery, Toby Gerhart would be in line to start early this season for the Minnesota Vikings. Instead, it looks like Gerhart will have to wait. Still, as Peterson gets eased back, the third-year back will be relied upon even more ...