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Past his prime? No way, says Adrian Peterson Press - ‎11 hours ago‎
MANKATO, Minn. - Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has his sights set on another NFL record. Peterson, 31, already holds the mark for most yards rushing in a game (296) and is tied for most career 200-yard rushing games (6).

Bolts RB Gordon trained with Adrian Peterson

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
Whatever music fits your groove, Chargers fans, here's guessing that Melvin Gordon's recent comments to ESPN serve as a rough equivalent.

Fantasy football draft debate: Adrian Peterson or Antonio Brown, who's No. 1?

Washington Post - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
A pair of Washington Post fantasy football analysts had themselves a little email battle Tuesday night. Over the course of more than five hours, they debated whether Adrian Peterson or Antonio Brown should be the top-ranked player going into drafts.

Adrian Peterson reveals secret identity via Twitter

ESPN - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The Minnesota Vikings don't report to training camp until Thursday, but Adrian Peterson couldn't wait to share some "news" and tweeted the following Wednesday afternoon: I could no longer withhold this from you all!
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Adrian Peterson "probably" playing last season in Minnesota - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Peterson led the NFL in rushing last season with 327 carries, 1,485 yards, and 11 touchdowns. During Peterson's injury and suspension-plagued season in 2014, Matt Asiata and Jerick McKinnon stepped in for a combined 10 touchdowns and 1,108 rushing ...
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Adrian Peterson, Teddy Bridgewater make list of 2016 MVP odds

247Sports - ‎19 hours ago‎
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater are included on a lengthy list of candidates for this season's MVP award by Bovada Sportsbook.

Adrian Peterson reveals his secret identity on Twitter

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The Vikings hope Peterson can summon his inner ninja and help lead the the team back to playoff relevance. Some experts are labeling the Vikings as Super Bowl contenders coming off their NFC North Division Championship last year.

In Melvin Gordon, Adrian Peterson has found a challenger and a protege

ESPN (blog) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
HOUSTON -- The sprint workouts James Cooper oversees each summer have long been the province of Adrian Peterson. Few have the physical skills of Cooper's star pupil, and Peterson's talents are kindled by a competitive zeal that leads him to regard ...
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Charley Walters: Last season as a Viking for Adrian Peterson? Press - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Vikings fans should savor watching Adrian Peterson this season. It probably will be the last in Minnesota for the future hall of fame running back.
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Adrian Peterson's fumble fixes: Boxing gloves and Brazilian jiu jitsu

ESPN (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
HOUSTON -- As Adrian Peterson prepares to drive his legs forward, straining against the 430 pounds of resistance loaded into the cable attached to his waist, James Cooper tightens the wrist straps on his boxing gloves and readies his best shots.

NFL players Adrian Peterson, Trent Williams open O Athletik gym in Houston - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson once lived a somewhat nomadic existence during his offseasons as a man in search of a good workout around Houston.
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Training camp preview: Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson have sights set on Super Bowl - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
MINNEAPOLIS -- Like a lot of NFL veterans on teams that travel out of town to start summer practices, Adrian Peterson's enthusiasm for the approaching season has often been temporarily dampened by the drive to training camp. Arrival at the familiar ...

2. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

Sports Illustrated - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
There was bound to be a little rust for Peterson at the start of 2015, at age 30 and coming off a near season-long suspension.
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Melvin Gordon working with Adrian Peterson on ball security - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
So in addition to getting to hang out with his hero, Gordon's hoping to learn to hang onto the ball as well. According to Ben Goessling of ESPN.

Adrian Peterson's 10-plus touchdown seasons only matched by two greats

Tulsa World - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has rushed for at least 10 touchdowns eight times since entering the NFL as the seventh-overall pick in the 2007 draft.
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Boxing, MMA help Adrian Peterson be a better running back

Tulsa World - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
MMA, in particular, has become a popular workout option for a number of NFL players, and a significant part of Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter's offseason regimen has included boxing at Peterson's O Athletik gym in Houston. For Peterson, sparring ...
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Adrian Peterson says boxing makes him a better running back

FanSided - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Adrian Peterson says that sparring in combat sports is part of what makes him a better running back. Despite his personal troubles, Adrian Peterson is still regarded as an elite talent and one of the best running backs in the NFL. The reason for that ...
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Adrian Peterson's 10-plus-TD seasons matched only by two greats

247Sports - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has rushed for at least 10 touchdowns eight times since entering the NFL as the seventh-overall pick in the 2007 draft.

Adrian Peterson still considered 'gold' standard by NFL experts

247Sports - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
"The 31-year-old runner just led the NFL in rushing yards and remains an unstoppable force in the backfield." As Brooks mentions, Peterson led the league in rushing yards (327), yards (1,485) and touchdowns (11) in 2015. Another season like that will ...

Silverman: Peterson, McCoy, Bell Are At Head Of NFL's Running Back Class

CBS Local - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The smell and taste of the football season are just around the corner. Players will be reporting to camp in a matter of days as teams prepare for the 2016 season.