Category: Adrian Peterson

Marcus Lattimore: Rams, Patriots, Eagles, 49ers “Showing Me a lot of Love”

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Six months after South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore suffered one of the most gruesome injuries of the 2012 college football season, the 21-year-old is ready to be drafted. Where and when, he's not sure, but it certainly won't be with the same fanfare he would have received had he ...

Arian Foster Thinks it’ll Take “A Couple Years” for Running Backs to Adapt to New Crown Rule

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Hard-nosed running backs will have their hands full this offseason and for quite some time beyond that as they attempt to determine just how aggressive they can be under new NFL rules that will penalize them for leading into defensive players in the open field with the crown of their ...

Christian Ponder on Percy Harvin: “Those are Tough Shoes to Fill and We Don’t Want to Fill Them”

Monday, February 18th, 2013

The Minnesota Vikings took a big, unexpected leap forward in 2012. And while MVP Adrian Peterson was the key to a playoff season, young quarterback Christian Ponder also found a groove, especially late in the year. Ponder, though, admits he still has plenty of room to improve. That'll be an ...

Adrian Peterson Has Advice for Derrick Rose and Expresses Surprise over Lovie Smith’s Firing

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Adrian Peterson knows what Derrick Rose is going through. Rose is battling back from an ACL tear just like the one that Peterson recovered from so quickly last year. Peterson might be the MVP only a year after wrecking his knee, and he believes Rose can do the exact same ...

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 ...

Despite Sunday’s Ugly Loss to New York, Green Bay Packers Still Control Their Own Destiny

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

I, like the rest of the world, tuned into Sunday night's NFL game between the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants expecting a dramatic showdown. I also expected the Packers to win. Instead, the Giants crushed the Packers 38-10 to send Green Bay one game behind Chicago in the ...

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 ...