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 entered the Vikings locker room Monday afternoon with his right foot in a walking boot. Peterson still had one more medical test later in the day, but the MVP running back seemed...
BALTIMORE - After a 29-26 loss that included five touchdowns and five lead changes in the final 2 minutes, 5 seconds, Adrian Peterson vented to reporters and via Twitter.He said that Baltimore had...
With 10,057 yards in his rearview mirror and faith that his future will carry him past Emmitt Smith’s rushing record of 18,355, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson sat down with the Star...
He begins his carries with the upright bearing of Eric Dickerson, and finishes them with the pugilistic mien of Jim Brown. Adrian Peterson bulled and sprinted into the company of legends again on...
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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