Adrian Peterson Is A Fucking Moron

You know, just once in this lifetime, I would like my favorite team to acquire a legendary skill position player who does NOT turn out to be a complete fucking shithead. The Vikings drafted Randy Moss, and I had to spend a decade justifying his existence to myself when he would sit down and make a salad on the weak… » 3/24/15 12:05pm 3/24/15 12:05pm

Adrian Peterson's Agent: "We Want Out Of Minnesota"

Adrian Peterson is under contract with the Vikings through 2017. He has absolutely no interest in playing out that contract, demanding either a raise or a trade, depending on the day and the audience. Yesterday was the most public trade demand yet, with agent Ben Dogra declaring that Peterson is fed up. » 3/24/15 9:16am 3/24/15 9:16am

Adrian Peterson Rode A Camel Into His Birthday Party

Adrian Peterson celebrated his 30th birthday over the weekend with a big party in Texas. The celebration had elaborate costumes, an ice bar, a cake shaped like a palace, and a camel, which Peterson rode. The theme appeared to be "What A Very Dumb 30-Year-Old Thinks The Middle East Looks Like." » 3/23/15 11:11am 3/23/15 11:11am

The Vikings Will Try To Woo Back Adrian Peterson Today

A Vikings contingent will fly to Texas today in an attempt to smooth things over with Adrian Peterson, and if all goes well, perhaps to convince the start running back to play for Minnesota this year. It'll be a tough sell. » 3/04/15 9:18am 3/04/15 9:18am

Adrian Peterson Wins Suspension Appeal

Federal judge David Doty has ruled in favor of the NFLPA's motion to end Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's indefinite suspension. The ruling vacates a previous ruling by arbitrator Harold Henderson, who upheld Peterson's suspension back in December. » 2/26/15 1:01pm 2/26/15 1:01pm

Report: Adrian Peterson's Agent Got Into Altercation With Vikings Exec

Things do not seem to be going very well between Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings. According to a report from CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, the relationship gotten so bad that Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, just straight-up accosted a member of the Vikings front office at the NFL combine this week. » 2/23/15 3:56pm 2/23/15 3:56pm

Adrian Peterson Mad At Minnesota's Lack Of Support

Remember when Adrian Peterson got indicted for hitting his kid? According to a recent interview with ESPN, Peterson honestly might not. » 2/20/15 11:31am 2/20/15 11:31am

Ain't No Pain Like A Brett Favre INT

I'd somehow never seen this video before Will Leitch included it in his ranking of the decade's conference championship games. On the off chance you haven't either, remedy that: it's Brett Favre's game-killing interception against the Saints in 2010, spliced in with Vikings fans' histrionic reactions. It's the sort of… » 1/16/15 1:06pm 1/16/15 1:06pm

Man Charged With Killing Adrian Peterson's Son Allegedly Violates Bond

Remember Joseph Patterson? He's the man who was charged with murder over a year ago for allegedly beating to death Tyrese Ruffin, Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son. He somehow made it out on bond, and was subsequently accused of violating that in June when he went to the house of Ann Doohen—Ruffin's mother, who he was… » 1/06/15 8:40pm 1/06/15 8:40pm

Adrian Peterson Says He May Retire From The NFL And Pursue The Olympics

Adrian Peterson's appeal of his suspension for his child abuse arrest and plea deal was denied yesterday, and now the running back is said to be contemplating his future in the NFL. » 12/13/14 1:07pm 12/13/14 1:07pm

Adrian Peterson's Appeal Denied

Adrian Peterson will not play football again this season, after arbitrator Harold Henderson denied the NFLPA's appeal of his suspension for his arrest and plea deal on charges related to child abuse. » 12/12/14 5:19pm 12/12/14 5:19pm

Matt Kalil Is Sorry About Totally Owning That Heckler

Vikings tackle Matt Kalil, who played poorly on Sunday and then just owned a heckler so damn hard after the game, wants everyone to know that he is sorry about all the ownage. » 11/25/14 10:53am 11/25/14 10:53am

Vikings Tackle Matt Kalil Knocks A Heckler's Hat Off His Head

Reader Thad sends along this video of Vikings tackle Matt Kalil leaving the stadium after yesterday's loss to the Packers. At the very start of the video, you can see Kalil walk up to a Vikings fan, knock the dude's hat off his head, and then walk away. Then someone throws something at Kalil, and misses badly. » 11/24/14 11:33am 11/24/14 11:33am

Adrian Peterson Gives 90-Minute Interview, Doesn't Say Much

Adrian Peterson has finally broken a two month silence. After he was placed on the exempt/commissioner's permission list on September 17th, he's basically only communicated through bizzaro twitter postings and closed-door hearings. Tonight he spoke with USA Today's Pelissero tonight for a "more than 90-minute"… » 11/20/14 11:15pm 11/20/14 11:15pm

NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson For The Rest Of The Season

Amid a weeks-long battle over Adrian Peterson's potential reinstatement, the NFL has decided to push the issue to its end game. The league announced today that Peterson will be suspended indefinitely and without pay—a punishment the NFLPA has already said it will appeal on his behalf. » 11/18/14 8:48am 11/18/14 8:48am

Adrian Peterson: Planned Hearing Was "Inconsistent With The CBA"

Yesterday, Adam Schefter reported that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson bailed on a disciplinary hearing scheduled for last Friday. The NFL claimed they set the meeting because Peterson and the NFLPA kept asking for the matter resolved as quickly as possible. This morning, on the NFLPA's site, Peterson released a… » 11/16/14 10:43am 11/16/14 10:43am

Report: Adrian Peterson Skips Previously Agreed To Hearing With NFL

Since pleading no contest to child injury charges almost two weeks ago, Adrian Peterson has been embroiled in a dispute with the NFL about when he can return to the field. A Facebook post from Adam Schefter reveals that Peterson and the NFL had previously agreed to a disciplinary hearing scheduled for yesterday, but… » 11/15/14 3:25pm 11/15/14 3:25pm

NFL And NFLPA Locked In Dispute Over Adrian Peterson's Reinstatement

The dispute surrounding Adrian Peterson's reinstatement—or lack thereof—after pleading no contest to child injury charges is heating up. Late last week the NFL Players Association sent a letter to the NFL demanding Peterson be reinstated. That tactic apparently failed, as today the NFLPA announced that it had filed a… » 11/10/14 8:52pm 11/10/14 8:52pm

Reports: NFLPA Demands Peterson Reinstatement; Vikings Execs Divided

Despite reaching a plea deal in his child abuse case earlier this week, the NFL has not yet reinstated Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. On Friday, the NFLPA reportedly sent a letter to the league demanding that Peterson be reinstated on the basis that the league reneged on the deal that was originally promised to… » 11/09/14 11:26am 11/09/14 11:26am