8:36 PM EST, Thu January 19, 2017
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 7 hours ago
Adrian Peterson admits he has eyes on hometown Texans, other teams

Adrian Peterson admits he has eyes on hometown Texans, other teams

Adrian Peterson suggested today that he believes he deserves to make $18 million this upcoming season and named three teams he would have interest in playing for in 2017 if the Vikings aren’t willing to pay him it. In an appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” this morning, Peterson was asked what he would look for from his next team if the Vikings declined to pick up his option and they could not find middle ground on a new deal. Starting his reply, Peterson put emphasis on “If that doesn’t happen.” He then said “I’ve earned my way up to that [$18 million]. Let me say that.” He...
Bucs Beat | Tampa Bay Times 7 hours ago

Adrian Peterson says if not back with Vikings, he'd like Bucs

The Bucs have a complicated situation at running back for 2017, with Doug Martin facing a suspension, Jacquizz Rodgers an unrestricted free agent and Charles Sims coming off his second major injury absence in three seasons.
Howie Kussoy / New York Post 7 hours ago

Adrian Peterson makes pitch to sign with Giants

The Giants’ struggling ground game could be a thing of the past. Former league MVP Adrian Peterson said Thursday that if the Vikings were to release him before next season because of his massive contract, the Giants are one of three teams the star running back would be interested in signing with. Peterson, 31, also...

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We don't know yet if Sam Bradford is a Super Bowl-caliber QB

If you’re a Vikings fan with the stomach to watch this weekend’s NFL playoff games, you will probably see two pretty entertaining games. You will most definitely see great quarterbacks. Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady are sure-fire Hall of Famers. Ben Roethlisberger is a two-time Super Bowl champ and a good bet to be in the HOF someday, too. Matt Ryan has consistently been one of the better quarterbacks in the league over the past several years. This is nothing new. Elite QBs dominate the playoffs. Sure, the Broncos won the Super Bowl with subpar QB play from Peyton Manning last year. And...
FOX Sports 2 hours ago
Adrian Peterson reiterates that he wants to remain with Vikings in 2017

Adrian Peterson reiterates that he wants to remain with Vikings in 2017

The status of the Vikings running back seems to be up in the air, but he stated again on Thursday that he would like to remain in purple next season.Behind all of the headlines falsely stating that current Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson wants to leave the team and play elsewhere in...

Minnesota Vikings' CB Xavier Rhodes wins NFC North defensive MVP honors

Minnesota Vikings' CB Xavier Rhodes wins NFC North defensive MVP honors
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 22 hours ago

Linebacker Chad Greenway ponders future with Vikings

The 11th-year linebacker, after anticipating 2016 would be his final season, is weighing his options.

NFL draft expert: Vikings will have offensive line, running back options

The Vikings need major upgrades on their offensive line, and they don’t have a first-round pick in 2017 because of the Sam Bradford trade. That would seem to be a recipe for trouble. But in a bit of fortune, not having a pick in the top 32 this year is not as devastating as it might normally be for a team desperate to land offensive line starters. Dane Brugler, a draft expert for CBS Sports, joined the Access Vikings podcast Wednesday to explain why. “It’s not a strong class of offensive linemen,” he said. We might have two or three offensive linemen drafted in the first round, and...
FOX Sports Jan 18, 2017
Vikings CB Terence Newman stingy when giving up yards after catch

Vikings CB Terence Newman stingy when giving up yards after catch

Terence Newman didn't give up many yards after the catch for the Minnesota Vikings in 2016, and Pro Football Focus recognized him for his play.Creeping up on 40 years old, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman continues to avoid Father Time. While most players retire, slow down, or beco...

Listen: Grading the 2016 Vikings and looking ahead to the 2017 draft

Intro: What have we learned from the playoffs so far and is Sam Bradford ELITE; 15:00 -- Dane Brugler of CBS Sports joins to talk NFL draft and the Vikings options. 35:00 -- Breaking down Andrew Krammer's team grades. 43:00 -- Listener questions.

Ex-Vikings QB Brad Johnson's son gets college offers as 8th grader

Max Johnson, a freshman at Oconee County High School in Atlanta, already has scholarship offers from Florida State and Miami. Both were offered to Max as an eighth-grader.
FOX Sports Jan 18, 2017
2017 NFL Free Agency: 5 Big Name Players Minnesota Vikings Must Avoid

2017 NFL Free Agency: 5 Big Name Players Minnesota Vikings Must Avoid

If the Minnesota Vikings plan on getting better next season, they would be wise to avoid these five big names in 2017 NFL free agency.It all seemed to be coming together for the Minnesota Vikings. They started off the 2016 campaign with an impressive 5-0 record, but then watched injuries and incon...

Grades, outlook: Vikings' kicking, punting options open after uneven year on special teams

This is the eighth in an eight-part series reviewing the 2016 Vikings and looking ahead by position. Previously: OL / RB, TE / WR / QB/ DL/ LB / DB Special teams didn’t escape the highs and lows of a .500 season, contributing directly to both wins and losses between Blair Walsh misses, fumbles and coverage busts to return touchdowns from Marcus Sherels and Cordarrelle Patterson in the sixth Vikings season for special teams coordinator Mike Priefer. The league’s best kick return team (27.3 yards per), featuring Patterson as an All-Pro selection, contrasted with the second-worst kickoff...
FOX Sports Jan 17, 2017
Purple People Podcast #235: Bradford's Bunch - A Vikings Podcast

Purple People Podcast #235: Bradford's Bunch - A Vikings Podcast

The Purple People Podcast are back to discuss all the Minnesota Vikings news, information, and rumors for the week as well as the future of Matt Asiata.Welcome to the Purple People Podcast (a podcast about the Minnesota Vikings) for the week of January 16th, 2017 as hosted by Kyle West, Adam Carls...

Vikings grades, outlook: Xavier Rhodes catches on for Vikings' stingy secondary

This is the seventh in an eight-part series reviewing the 2016 Vikings and looking ahead by position. Previously: OL / RB, TE / WR / QB / DL / LB For the first time since Mike Zimmer gutted the Vikings’ defensive roster upon arrival in 2014, the defense could see some significant turnover. Most of which may come from a strong cornerback group, where slot man Captain Munnerlyn and Terence Newman are pending free agents. In the back end, safety play became an issue after the Vikings’ 5-0 start with injuries forcing young players into prominent roles. Harrison Smith had a down year to...
FOX Sports Jan 16, 2017
Report: Vikings hire Troy Polamalu's uncle as new running backs coach

Report: Vikings hire Troy Polamalu's uncle as new running backs coach

The Minnesota Vikings will reportedly hire former UCLA offensive coordinator Kennedy Polamalu to coach the team’s running backs in the 2017 season.In 2017, the Minnesota Vikings will have a new guy in charge of the team’s running backs as they are expected to hire Kennedy Polamalu as t...

Antonio Brown records and posts Mike Tomlin's postgame Patriots rant

Mike Tomlin’s fiery personality (and defensive acumen) made him a hot coaching candidate after just one season as Vikings D coordinator a decade ago — helping him get hired as Steelers head coach at the tender age of 34. But even a still-young coach with a reputation for relating to his players has to be shaking his head (or more) after star Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown made the decision to go live on Facebook from the Steelers’ locker room after Pittsburgh’s 18-16 win over Kansas City on Sunday. Brown’s nearly 18-minute Facebook video doesn’t appear to be on his personal...

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    Adrian Peterson

    Adrian Peterson reiterates that he wants to remain with Vikings in 2017

  • 1 Sam Bradford

    Sam Bradford

    We don't know yet if Sam Bradford is a Super Bowl-caliber QB

  • 1 Xavier Rhodes

    Xavier Rhodes

    Minnesota Vikings' CB Xavier Rhodes wins NFC North defensive MVP honors

  • 1 Chad Greenway

    Chad Greenway

    Linebacker Chad Greenway ponders future with Vikings

  • Teddy Bridgewater

    Teddy Bridgewater

    Vikings unsure when Teddy Bridgewater will recover from knee injury

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