A star running back for the Minnesota Vikings,he was named the NFL MVP in 2012. That season, less than a year after career-threatening major knee surgery, Peterson ran for 2,097 rushing yards, just 9 yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson's single season all-time record.
6 ft. 1 in.
University of Oklahoma
$8 million in 2012
NFL Most Valuable Player (2012), NFL Rushing Champion (2008, 2012), All-Pro (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012), NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2012), NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2007), Pro Bowl MVP (2007)
Adrian Peterson is unlikely to play again this season and his future as a Minnesota Viking appears in doubt.Facing a revolt by its corporate ad partners, the team abruptly reversed course Wednesday...
The mother of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Wednesday that he is “trying hard to be a good parent” even as he faces allegations that he committed child abuse when he struck...
The Minnesota Vikings and the NFL tried to weather a growing tempest Tuesday over Adrian Peterson’s return to the backfield despite his ongoing prosecution on child abuse charges.By Wednesday...
Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings should suspend running back Adrian Peterson until accusations of child abuse against him have been resolved in the criminal justice...
The three-day turmoil surrounding Adrian Peterson and the Vikings ground to a decision Monday when the team’s star player returned to Winter Park for business as usual.But there was definitely...
Adrian Peterson has his eyes on the NFL rushing record, and hopes for a championship. He gets the competitive fire from his mother, a former track star.
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