Adrian Peterson http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31126/all en NFL: Vikings star rusher Peterson undergoes surgery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/nfl-vikings-star-rusher-peterson-undergoes-surgery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underwent successful hernia surgery on Thursday to repair a torn abdominal muscle, the National Football League team announced.</p> <p>"We expect a speedy recovery with no long-term concerns," the Vikings said in a statement following the operation by William Meyers in Philadelphia.</p> <p>Peterson ran 348 times for 2,097 yards and 12 touchdowns last season, falling just shy of the NFL one-season record of 2,105 rushing yards established by Eric Dickerson in 1984.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/nfl-vikings-star-rusher-peterson-undergoes-surgery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:31:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749238 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Vikings' Peterson has surgery to repair sports hernia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/nfl-vikings-peterson-has-surgery-repair-sports-hernia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Adrian Peterson, who nearly broke the National Football League's single-season rushing record last season during an MVP campaign, had surgery on Thursday to repair a sports hernia, the Minnesota Vikings said.</p> <p>Peterson, who was named the NFL's Most Valuable Player for the 2012 season a year after suffering a torn knee ligament, is expected to make "a speedy recovery with no long-term concerns," the Vikings said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/nfl-vikings-peterson-has-surgery-repair-sports-hernia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:30:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749294 at http://www.globalpost.com XX - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130905/xx-playerwatch-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>QB Geno Smith will become the second rookie quarterback to start a season opener for the Jets when he lines up behind center Sunday afternoon against the Buccaneers.</p> <p>LB Jeff Tarpinian was released from the Patriots practice squad Sept. 4. The veteran third-year player spent time on both the active roster and the practice squad for New England in 2012 and could very well be back in either role at some point this season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130905/xx-playerwatch-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Thomson Reuters Thu, 05 Sep 2013 19:53:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5925698 at http://www.globalpost.com Lions 34, Vikings 24 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130908/lions-34-vikings-24 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lions 34, Vikings 24: Matthew Stafford threw a pair of touchdown passes and newly acquired Reggie Bush amassed 191 total yards in his first game with Detroit to lift the Lions to the NFC North Division win over visiting Minnesota.</p> <p>Bush took a screen pass 77 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter as the Lions snapped the Vikings' four-game regular-season winning streak. Joique Bell scored a pair of short touchdowns for Detroit (1-0), including a third-quarter TD that gave the hosts the lead for good.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130908/lions-34-vikings-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Thomson Reuters Mon, 09 Sep 2013 03:16:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5928077 at http://www.globalpost.com Minnesota Vikings - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130913/minnesota-vikings-playerwatch-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DT Sharrif Floyd, the 23rd overall draft pick this year, didn't start but saw time in the Vikings' D-line rotation. He didn't record a tackle, but had one pass defensed.</p> <p>C John Sullivan (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday and will play on Sunday.</p> <p>DT Kevin Williams (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, his first practice since suffering a severe right knee sprain in the third preseason game. He missed the opener but has a chance of playing on Sunday. Much will depend on how the knee reacts on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130913/minnesota-vikings-playerwatch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Thomson Reuters Fri, 13 Sep 2013 07:54:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5932938 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Vikings at Bears http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130915/preview-vikings-at-bears <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Marc Trestman era in Chicago got off to a strong start last week, as Jay Cutler and the Bears got just enough out of the offense to give the first-year head coach an opening-week win. Things get more difficult for Trestman and company on Sunday, when the Minnesota Vikings visit for his first NFC North rivalry game. The offensive-minded coach will have to find a way to slow Adrian Peterson’s long runs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130915/preview-vikings-at-bears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings National Football League Thomson Reuters Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:18:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5934587 at http://www.globalpost.com Houston Texans - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131003/houston-texans-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LT Duane Brown missed a second consecutive game because of a sore toe. He worked out with the team on Wednesday but will still be a game-time decision.</p> <p>ILB Tim Dobbins missed the Seattle game because of a hamstring injury. He's day-to-day.</p> <p>TE Owen Daniels was given Wednesday off to rest. He'll start at San Francisco.</p> <p>QB Matt Schaub has 27 300-yard games, including two this season, a victory over San Diego and a loss to Seattle.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131003/houston-texans-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:02:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5950560 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Peterson's toddler son critical after beating http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/nfl-petersons-toddler-son-critical-after-beating <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The two-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was hospitalized with critical injuries after an alleged assault, US media reported Friday.</p> <p>The boy was severely beaten and was "unresponsive," Fox News reported.</p> <p>Peterson is not considered a suspect in the abuse and a story on the Vikings' website said he was back with the team Friday after traveling to South Dakota to deal with the matter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/nfl-petersons-toddler-son-critical-after-beating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Technology AFP Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:49:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5958766 at http://www.globalpost.com Minnesota Vikings - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131012/minnesota-vikings-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, whose two-year old son died Friday following an alleged beating in Sioux Falls, S. D., said he will play Sunday against the visiting Carolina Panthers.</p> <p>The child's death was first reported by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and confirmed by Reuters. After being away Thursday, Peterson returned to practice Friday, but did not directly address reports regarding his son.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131012/minnesota-vikings-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States Human Interest National Football League Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Oct 2013 17:18:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5959356 at http://www.globalpost.com Minnesota Vikings - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131014/minnesota-vikings-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KR Cordarrelle Patterson was taken out of Sunday's game altogether. The Panthers kicked off six times. Patterson has the green light, even from nine yards deep in the end zone. But all six kickoffs went beyond the end zone. Patterson did catch two passes, but for only three yards.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131014/minnesota-vikings-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Religion Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Oct 2013 02:16:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5960917 at http://www.globalpost.com Minnesota Vikings - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131015/minnesota-vikings-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KR Cordarrelle Patterson was taken out of Sunday's game altogether. The Panthers kicked off six times. Patterson has the green light, even from nine yards deep in the end zone. But all six kickoffs went beyond the end zone. Patterson did catch two passes, but for only three yards.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131015/minnesota-vikings-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Religion Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:10:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5961166 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: NY Giants down hapless Vikings for first win of season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131022/nfl-ny-giants-down-hapless-vikings-first-win-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Giants notched their first win of the NFL season on Monday, minimizing their own mistakes and taking advantage of Minnesota's miscues in a 23-7 win over the Vikings.</p> <p>New York quarterback Eli Manning, who came into the contest leading the league in interceptions with 15, played without an interception for the first time this campaign.</p> <p>He completing 23 of 39 attempts for 200 yards and a touchdown to finally get the Giants in the win column.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131022/nfl-ny-giants-down-hapless-vikings-first-win-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League AFP Tue, 22 Oct 2013 07:18:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5967180 at http://www.globalpost.com Minnesota Vikings - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131028/minnesota-vikings-teamreport-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>It takes a lot to bump a ridiculously unsettled quarterback situation into the background, but the Minnesota Vikings' woeful defensive performance on third down against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night certainly did the trick.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131028/minnesota-vikings-teamreport-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Oct 2013 02:17:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5973429 at http://www.globalpost.com Minnesota Vikings - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131029/minnesota-vikings-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>It takes a lot to bump a ridiculously unsettled quarterback situation into the background, but the Minnesota Vikings' woeful defensive performance on third down against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night certainly did the trick.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131029/minnesota-vikings-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson American football in the United States National Football League Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Oct 2013 07:56:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5973660 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Bears - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131125/chicago-bears-teamreport-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>The Chicago Bears defense has hit rock bottom against opposing running attacks following Sunday's 42-21 loss to the St. Louis Rams.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131125/chicago-bears-teamreport-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Peterson Devin Hester National Football League Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Nov 2013 04:37:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6000031 at http://www.globalpost.com