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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 | 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

Vikings | Adrian Peterson case could go to fed court

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 03:52:36 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson could have his appeal of a suspension by the NFL end up in federal court if the National Football League Players Association is not convinced of the hearing officer's neutral status.

Fantasy Tip: As previously mentioned, this likely won't impact Peterson's fantasy value this season as he is likely out for the rest of 2014. But this situation could get messy before it gets better. Stash Peterson accordingly on your bench if you have room.

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

Vikings | Vikes working to keep Adrian Peterson out

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:48:43 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's return is being threatened by Vikings general counsel Kevin Warren, who is working with the NFL to keep Peterson off the field, according to league sources.

Fantasy Tip: Peterson's chances to return this season appear slim, but he's still valuable enough to be a game-changer if he's reinstated. Keep him stashed.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Vikings | Adrian Peterson's appeal hearing set

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:49:55 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's appeal hearing is scheduled to occur Dec. 2, and commissioner Roger Goodell will not be in charge of the hearing. Former NFL employee Harold Henderson will be the hearing officer.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will know more about Peterson's status after a decision is made on his appeal. Owners in deeper leagues should continue to hold onto Peterson if they have the roster space.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jay Glazer

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