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Feb 18, 2017
numberFire
The Minnesota Vikings will "make a strong effort" to re-sign wide receiver/kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson, ESPN’s Ben Goessling expects. What It Means: The Vikings want to keep Patterson, but only at a "reasonable price." That could be difficult with multiple teams likely to have interest. Patterson set career highs under offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur last year and is a candidate to see more time at running back with running back Adrian Peterson's future up in the air. Among the 56 wide receivers with between 25 and 75 targets this year, Patterson's Reception Net...
Feb 16, 2017
numberFire
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tweeted Wednesday about the "interesting moves" the New York Giants have made this offseason. What It Means: Peterson has previously expressed interest in playing for the Giants and that was likely piqued by the release of Rashad Jennings on Monday. He's also said he would like to retire with the Vikings, but that's going to require a significant pay cut. The Giants operated from the shotgun over 70 percent of the time in 2016, so Peterson would be an odd fit. There were 88 running backs to notch at least 30 rushing attempts this...
numberFire Feb 18, 2017

Vikings' Adrian Peterson viewed as expensive, risky option

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is not worth $5 million on a one-year contract according to several NFL general managers, reports Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. What It Means: It looks like Peterson is nearing the end of his tenure with Minnesota, but that doesn't mean he'll be greeted with open arms once he becomes a free agent. Per La Canfora, teams have "real concerns" about Peterson's durability and question whether he'd be willing to take on a backup role. Despite his Hall of Fame credentials, it seems like most GMs view the current version of Peterson as an...
FOX Sports Feb 18, 2017
Green Bay Packers: Don't Be Enticed By Adrian Peterson

Green Bay Packers: Don't Be Enticed By Adrian Peterson

The rumors are swirling on what's going to happen to Adrian Peterson. However,the Green Bay Packersan't fall for the trap and should steer clear.The future of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is murky at best. It's unclear where he'll be playing in 2017, but every...
NFL Trade Rumors Feb 17, 2017

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, 49ers, Bills, Broncos, Vikings

Adrian Peterson Jason La Canfora doesn’t expect there to be a robust market for veteran RB Adrian Peterson should he be available in this offseason, nor does he think Peterson will be able to sure significant guaranteed money as a free agent. La Canfora spoke with a number of GMs around the league who are … The post NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, 49ers, Bills, Broncos, Vikings appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.

Closing the door on Peterson could open another one to something better at this point

On his 14th touch as an NFL player, a 22-year-old Adrian Peterson scored the first of his 102 professional touchdowns. It was a screen pass from Tarvaris Jackson midway through the fourth quarter of a tight game with the Atlanta Falcons at the Metrodome on Sept. 9, 2007. It was a simple, yet perfect play call by coach Brad Childress and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell. The Vikings led 10-3 and Peterson, the rookie first-round draft pick, was chewing up close to 6 yards per carry. Atlanta defenders were playing the run, so why not put Peterson out in space and throw him the ball? The...
Newark Star-Ledger Feb 17, 2017
Why the Giants shouldn't be interested in running back Adrian Peterson

Why the Giants shouldn't be interested in running back Adrian Peterson

The former MVP has expressed interest in joining the Giants.
Daily Norseman Feb 17, 2017
Horns, Swords and a Longship: February 17, 2017

Horns, Swords and a Longship: February 17, 2017

Middle of the month has arrived. Longship Log Norse Code’s new podcast has dropped. Around the Horns Matthew Coller believes that the Dolphins could be trying to trade their left tackle before releasing him to the open market and thinks the Vikings should, at the very least, check on the price. He also thinks (rightly, in my mind) that the Vikings should spend some of their cap room on a nickel corner, whether it’s Captain or another player. The new Purple FTW podcast has dropped. VT thinks that Randy was the GOAT. They have Adrian Peterson speculation for your...
numberFire Feb 16, 2017

Vikings' Adrian Peterson intrigued by Giants' offseason moves

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tweeted Wednesday about the "interesting moves" the New York Giants have made this offseason. What It Means: Peterson has previously expressed interest in playing for the Giants and that was likely piqued by the release of Rashad Jennings on Monday. He's also said he would like to retire with the Vikings, but that's going to require a significant pay cut. The Giants operated from the shotgun over 70 percent of the time in 2016, so Peterson would be an odd fit. There were 88 running backs to notch at least 30 rushing attempts this...

What to make of Adrian Peterson's flirtations with Giants

What to make of Adrian Peterson's flirtations with Giants
Daily Norseman Feb 16, 2017
Norse Code Podcast Episode 173: Excessive Bermanizing

Norse Code Podcast Episode 173: Excessive Bermanizing

This week, Dusty and Arif return fresh and rested from a relatively long vacation to recap Super Bowl props and respond to the latest shit Adrian Peterson said on Twitter. Featuring all the way Adam Thielen is like Julian Edelman and a classic mailbag, this episode will remind you why Norse Code is still the #1 podcast for your Minnesota Vikings in our minds and in your hearts! Dusty and I make up for lost time with a 2.5 hour podcast and for that we’re pretty sorry. Still, we catch you up on the latest Norse Code Maxims and how they impact the news, as well as some offseason stuff and a...

Listen: What would an ideal Vikings offseason look like? Here's one attempt

Open: Columnist Chip Scoggins joins. Does he sound like Tony Gwynn? 2:55: The guys take control of the Vikings' reins for an 'ideal' offseason. 6:10: How much should go into a Xavier Rhodes extension? 9:20: On the Adrian Peterson decision. 18:30: Who to keep among Vikings' free agents? Captain Munnerlyn? Cordarrelle Patterson? 30:50: Into free agency, where a few tackles intrigue. Andrew Whitworth? Rick Wagner? 40:11: Mocking a Vikings draft after all our moves. Still an offensive lineman with the first pick? Where do they invest in a running back? 48:55: Plan at QB? Pick up Teddy...
NFL Trade Rumors Feb 16, 2017

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, 49ers, Broncos, Raiders, Vikings

Adrian Peterson Wednesday evening, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson tweeted that the Giants have been making some “interesting moves.” The Giants been making some interesting moves. — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) February 16, 2017 Peterson could be referring to the team’s decision to part ways with WR Victor Cruz and RB Rashad Jennings. Either way, it’s interesting … The post NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, 49ers, Broncos, Raiders, Vikings appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
New York Daily News Feb 16, 2017
No sense in Giants adding Peterson and his off-field issues

No sense in Giants adding Peterson and his off-field issues

Why would the Giants follow up last year's Josh Brown debacle by bringing Adrian Peterson into the building?
Blogging Big Blue Feb 16, 2017

Terrell Thomas encourages Adrian Peterson to play for Giants

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson flirted with the New York Giants after posting the tweet below on Wednesday night. The Giants been making some interesting moves. — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) February 16, 2017 Former Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas is encouraging Peterson to sign with the Giants. Best decision you’ll ever make, @Giants are a […] The post Terrell Thomas encourages Adrian Peterson to play for Giants appeared first on Blogging Big Blue.

The Vikings can quickly add up salary cap space ahead of free agency

This is the time of year when players become budget lines again as front offices assess and reassess the dollar values assigned to many players in breakable contracts. The Vikings gained about $5 million against next year’s salary cap with last week’s release of Brandon Fusco and Mike Harris, beginning needed rebuilding efforts along the offensive line. But the major moves that could more than double the Vikings’ projected $21.4 million in space, per OverTheCap.com, have yet to come. Should the Vikings exercise an option, Adrian Peterson would earn nearly $10 million more than any...

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