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)
If you think there’s a chance the Vikings might trade running back Adrian Peterson, general manager Rick Spielman rejected the hypothetical this week.“Adrian’s not going...
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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was hampered by a groin injury late in the season, will have surgery, two outlets reported Wednesday.ESPN and Fox Sports reported Wednesday that Peterson...
Hundreds of NFL players were asked by ESPN whom they would most want to see play in the Super Bowl. Leading the responses: Viking star running back Adrian Peterson.Peterson and the Vikings came close...
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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