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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

Vikings | NFLPA against Adrian Peterson counseling

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:40:20 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was directed by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to meet with a league-assigned psychiatrist following Peterson's suspension. The National Football League Players Association is now crying foul on the commissioner's mandated counseling, arguing that Goodell did not have the power to enforce such a stipulation. The NFLPA said the terms of Peterson's suspension violate the limits of Goodell's power under the collective bargaining agreement.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson's status remains unknown as far as the 2015 season is concerned. Keep tabs on any updates regarding his suspension throughout the offseason.

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

Vikings | Adrian Peterson wanted by Minnesota

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:39:57 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is wanted back by general manager Rick Spielman once he is eligible to apply for reinstatement April 15. "I don't know if there's a team in the NFL that wouldn't want Adrian Peterson on the football team," Spielman said Wednesday, Jan. 14.

Fantasy Tip: If and when Peterson returns, and he knocks off a little rust, he can still be a force in fantasy football. He turns 30 on March 21, and will be heading into the back nine of his career. However, he has proven detractors wrong in the past.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mark Craig

Vikings | Adrian Peterson wanted back by HC

Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:23:26 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will be wanted back by head coach Mike Zimmer when Peterson's suspension ends next year. "I think he's a good person. I think obviously he's a great running back and if it works out that way and things work out and he gets his life in order ... then I will be in his corner whenever the decision is made [to bring him back or not]. Peterson was told earlier this month that he would serve a two-game suspension next year for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

Fantasy Tip: There's still a lot of watching and listening to be done this offseason with Peterson's situation, but if his two-game suspension upholds, he could still be an RB1 heading into 2015 fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Matt Vensel

Vikings | Adrian Peterson expected two-game ban

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:30:37 -0800

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was told by executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent that he would serve a two-game suspension for violating the personal conduct policy, instead of missing the entire season. Peterson's camp has an audio recording of the exchange that took place six days before he was suspended for the season.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson can be dropped in all formats after his suspension was upheld. He turns 30 in March and will likely have some fantasy uncertainty in next year's drafts. He has been a machine throughout his career, and he could return with a vengeance or he could begin his inevitable decline.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Sasha Goldstein

Vikings | Adrian Peterson intends to play in 2015

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:34:51 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson plans to play in 2015, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. A lawsuit will be filed as soon as Monday, Dec. 15, aimed at securing his full reinstatement for the offseason. Currently, he is eligible from reinstatement April 15.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

Vikings | Adrian Peterson considered retirement

Sat, 13 Dec 2014 05:12:31 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said he considered retirement from the NFL because he is disappointed with the disciplinary system. "I've considered retiring from the NFL," Peterson said. "I still made $8 million dollars this year. I've thought about getting back into the real estate (business in Texas) I'm already in. That's something I've been interested in, something I'm involved in. I've thought about getting back into that. I've thought about going after the Olympics -- you only live once. It might be time for me to pursue that, as well. I love playing football, don't get me wrong, but this situation is deeper than that. For me, it's like, 'Why should I continue to be a part of an organization or a business that handles players the way they do? Making money off the field anyway, why not continue to pursue that (Olympic) dream and pursue other dreams and hang up the cleats?'"

Fantasy Tip: It seems like a long shot that Peterson would retire to pursue other interests at this point, but this will be a big story to watch as the offseason moves on.

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

Vikings | Adrian Peterson's appeal denied

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:30:27 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's appeal of his suspension has been denied by the appointed appeals officer. Peterson likely will be reinstated if he does what he needs to do between now and April 15. Peterson could take his case to federal court.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like Peterson will not be able to play in 2014, so owners that are still holding onto Peterson can drop him in their leagues.

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

Vikings | Belief is Adrian Peterson won't play

Sun, 07 Dec 2014 07:53:32 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is believed to be unlikely to play this year if he wins his appeal, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson needs to be owned as the soap opera continues to twist and turn.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Chris Mortensen

Vikings | Adrian Peterson likely back next week?

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:37:21 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is likely, but not certain, to be reinstated by league appeals officer Harold Henderson next week, in the opinion of columnist Peter King. The team would have to decide whether to activate him for the final three games.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson needs to be owned in most leagues, and those in the fantasy playoffs may be getting a nice gift. Keep in mind, though, the team has been working with the league to keep him off the field. There is no guarantee he suits up.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: SI.com - Peter King

Vikings | No Adrian Peterson settlement offers

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 06:27:32 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson hasn't received a settlement offer by the NFL or the NFLPA, as arbiter Harold Henderson has urged.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson's chances of returning this season are minimal, but he needs to be stashed in deeper leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Ed Werder

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