Facing a revolt by its corporate ad partners, the team abruptly reversed course Wednesday and announced the star running back had accepted a voluntary suspension — with pay — while he faces criminal charges that he beat his 4-year-old son. He is likely to miss all of the 2014 season.
Updated: September 18, 2014, - 01:43 PM
The organization signed off on the star to play at New Orleans after his one-week absence.
Updated: September 16, 2014, - 07:21 AM
Aside from one crisp drive, all facets of the Vikings’ game suffer in the palpable absence of their star running back.
Updated: September 15, 2014, - 05:54 AM
It’s not often that an NFL head coach only wants to talk about a blowout loss.
Updated: September 15, 2014, - 05:53 AM
A look ahead to Sunday's game.
Updated: September 13, 2014, - 11:38 PM
The Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson faces an indictment accusing him of reckless or negligent injury to a child stemming from Peterson’s decision earlier this year to discipline his 4-year-old son by beating him with a ‘‘switch.’’
Updated: September 13, 2014, - 02:13 PM
Coach Mike Zimmer said Thursday that both players had “a good chance” to play, and he didn’t tone down his optimism Friday.
Updated: September 13, 2014, - 12:43 AM
In his nine years with the Vikings, veteran outside linebacker Chad Greenway has grown accustomed to not getting accustomed to things. Such is life in the NFL.
Updated: September 12, 2014, - 10:12 AM
Matt Cassel has fond memories of his time in New England, where he blossomed from a college clipboard-holder into a capable NFL quarterback.
Updated: September 11, 2014, - 06:37 AM