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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson returns to practice

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com The Vikings played it safe with star running back Adrian Peterson, who suffered a right thigh bruise last week. But he was back at practice Monday. Peterson was hurt in practice last Tuesday when he was hit by a defender’s knee, and missed workouts Wednesday and Thursday. Peterson had said the injury wasn’t serious. Peterson was limited to individual drills Monday. He won’t play in the preseason, meaning his next game is expected to be in the Sept. 14 regular-season opener at San Francisco. Among those missing practice Monday was rookie tight...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Aug 10, 2015

Vikings: Adrian Peterson's record pursuit elicits split opinion from hall of famers

CANTON, Ohio -- Curtis Martin knows a bit about putting up big yards at an advanced age. In 2004, he became at 31 the oldest rushing champion in NFL history.

Adrian Peterson thrilled by Vikings visit to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com CANTON, Ohio _ Vikings running back Adrian Peterson one day figures to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He got a sneak preview during the weekend. The Vikings on Saturday night had a private tour of the shrine. Then they faced Pittsburgh in the Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. “The tour was an opportunity to soak up the history of the sport and appreciate the players who came before us,’’ Peterson said. “Seeing the accomplishments of the best players in the game is both humbling and motivating. It […] The post...
Vikings' Adrian Peterson taken off probation by Texas judge

Vikings' Adrian Peterson taken off probation by Texas judge

Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson is off probation in Texas nine months after plea bargaining a felony charge of child abuse down to misdemeanor reckless assault.

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's probation is over in Texas

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson is off probation in Texas nine months after plea bargaining a felony charge of child abuse down to misdemeanor reckless assault. Peterson was given two years of probation last November when he pleaded no contest to resolve a case involving a May 2014 incident in which he hit his then 4-year-old son with a wooden switch. However, Houston television station KHOU, channel 11 reported Wednesday his probation was terminated July 30 by Montgomery County state district judge Kelly Case a day after defense...

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