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Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings
Running Back

Ht: 6.1 | Wt: 217

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2007MIN1423813415.631201926814.111025716093
2008MIN1636417574.83100211255.950038518825
2009MIN1631513894.411804343610.140035818256
2010MIN1528312984.59120363419.471031916391
2011MIN122099734.66120181397.721022711120
2012MIN1634820976.03121402175.421038823142
2013MIN1427912664.54100291715.901030814373
Average:291144651202924281032016883
Total:2036101215861206169785022421181820

Raiders | Interest in Adrian Peterson

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:31:51 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is drawing interest from the Oakland Raiders.

Fantasy Tip: The Raiders have about $12 million more in cap space than the Dallas Cowboys, another team expressing interest in Peterson, have at this point. A year away from the game may make Peterson a little rusty around the edges. Still, there's no doubt Peterson would be the star in Oakland. He's still RB1 material if everything works out.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Michael David Smith

Vikings | Adrian Peterson may not work out

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:28:13 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said earlier this week that he's not sure if he'll participate in the team's offseason program. Minnesota is set to start their offseason workouts Monday, April 20, with a mandatory minicamp in June. Peterson can now participate in all team activities after being reinstated from the commissioner's exempt list Friday, April 17.

Fantasy Tip: The Peterson situation may really get interesting now that he's been reinstated into the league. It remains to be seen if the two sides can work out their differences, or if the Vikes will trade him away. Either way, Peterson will play in 2015 and will likely be considered for the top overall fantasy selection, depending on where he's playing.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling

Vikings | No more punishment for Adrian Peterson

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:51:24 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will not receive any further suspension after he is reinstated from the commissioner's exempt list, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson will be able to play in Week 1, but it is not known if he will be with the Vikings or be wearing another team's uniform. Peterson will enter next season as one of the top fantasy running backs and likely will be selected in the first round of most drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Vikings | Adrian Peterson to be reinstated

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:13:30 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has been informed that he will be reinstated from the commissioner exempt list starting Friday, April 17.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson will be a starting running back next season, but it still not known which uniform he will be wearing in Week 1. Peterson should be a first-round option in most fantasy leagues next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Vikings | Adrian Peterson unlikely for suspension

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:26:06 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is "highly unlikely" to face more suspension from the league when he's finally off the Commissioner's Exempt List, according to a source. Peterson's next concern is clearing the way for his full return to the field this fall. "Peterson wants to have a completely clean slate by the draft," NFL Network analyst Ian Rapoport said.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson should be in consideration for the top overall fantasy pick in 2015 regardless of which team he is playing for. A trade is still a possibility, though, with the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals as the most likely destinations.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Marc Sessler

Vikings | Adrian Peterson meeting with NFL Tuesday

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:21:23 -0700

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will meet with NFL officials at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. The meeting will detail his compliance with terms from the league and his Texas plea deal.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson is pushing hard to be traded or cut from the Vikings. He'll most likely be in a situation where he receives the majority of the work at running back. He's a mid-to-low RB1 in that scenario.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Andrew Brandt

Vikings | Adrian Peterson to meet with league

Mon, 06 Apr 2015 07:31:26 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is scheduled to meet with NFL officials this week to discuss his reinstatement for the 2015 season. He is eligible to be reinstated April 15.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson is unlikely to return to the Vikings, which will have an effect on his fantasy value. He pegs as a low-end RB1 right now.

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Browns | Adrian Peterson an option for Browns?

Sat, 04 Apr 2015 11:35:43 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson could be a target for the Cleveland Browns, in the opinion of ESPN reporter Jeremy Fowler. The Browns have $30.96 million in salary cap space, so they could afford to make a trade for Peterson.

Fantasy Tip: Of course, the Vikings can choose not to trade Peterson at all, even if he wants out of Minnesota. It's still hard to gauge Peterson's value at this point as we still don't know if he'll stay with the Vikings or sign with the Dallas Cowboys or Cleveland or somewhere else. Stay tuned for any updates on Peterson, especially as the NFL Draft nears.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Vikings | Adrian Peterson discontent in Minnesota?

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:30:22 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is wanted back in Minnesota, but the question is if Peterson wants to come back. Head coach Mike Zimmer said he doesn't believe Peterson would be a disruption if he did return to the Vikings. "I want him to want to be [in Minnesota], like I want all of my players to want to be there. I've been in situations before that I thought were not the best situations." Zimmer added that he thinks his football relationship with Peterson is a good one in its current state.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson reportedly wants out of Minnesota, so it remains to be seen exactly what his fantasy value will be in 2015. The Vikings are still very much in the Peterson sweepstakes, however. No matter where he plays, Peterson has proven to be an elite fantasy running back during his years in Minnesota. He should still be considered a top fantasy running back even if he leaves, although the amount of playing time could obviously differ.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling

Vikings | No plans to trade Adrian Peterson

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:43:03 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is disgruntled and reportedly wants out of Minnesota, but head coach Mike Zimmer said the team has no plans to trade him.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson's value would increase a bit on a better team, and it's hard to envision this situation mending. It's still possible he stays in Minnesota, but either way, he's a low- to mid-RB1 on draft day.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: 1500ESPN.com - Tom Pelissero

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