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Adrian Peterson

Born: March 21, 1985 (age 33)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Palestine, Texas
Nationality: United States American

Team: Minnesota Vikings (no. 28)
Vikings' RB Adrian Peterson in action against Detroit on September 8, 2013
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Sports Mole has 188 articles about Adrian Peterson. Articles 1 to 40:
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Result: Seattle Seahawks sneak past Minnesota Vikings into divisional round
The Seattle Seahawks score 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to clinch a 10-9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in their wildcard playoff match.
Jan 10, 21:04
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Result: Arizona Cardinals book playoff spot
The Arizona Cardinals beat the Minnesota Vikings 23-20 to secure their spot in the playoffs.
Dec 11, 04:27
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Result: Seattle Seahawks cruise to win over Minnesota Vikings
Doug Baldwin scores two touchdowns as the Seattle Seahawks cruise to a 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
Dec 6, 21:11
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Result: Adrian Peterson powers Minnesota Vikings to victory
Adrian Peterson scores two touchdowns for the Minnesota Vikings to condemn the Atlanta Falcons to a fourth straight NFL defeat.
Nov 29, 20:58
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Half-Time Report: Adrian Peterson touchdown gives Minnesota Vikings lead
Adrian Peterson scores the only touchdown of the first half as the Minnesota Vikings take a 7-3 lead into half time against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome.
Nov 29, 19:28
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NFL commissioner pleased with Adrian Peterson punishment reaction
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says that he has been impressed with how Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has responded to his suspension for child abuse.
Nov 23, 03:57
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Result: Green Bay Packers halt slide with win over Minnesota Vikings
The Green Bay Packers bounce back from three straight losses with a 31-13 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
Nov 23, 00:42
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Result: Minnesota Vikings grind out fifth win in a row
The Minnesota Vikings move to the top of the NFC North after beating the Oakland Raiders 30-14 at the O.Co Coliseum.
Nov 16, 00:20
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Result: Minnesota Vikings scrape past St Louis Rams in overtime
The Minnesota Vikings move to 6-2 for the season as they beat the St Louis Rams 21-18 at the TCF Bank Stadium.
Nov 8, 21:41
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Half-Time Report: St Louis Rams take slender lead in Minnesota
Three late field goals help the St Louis Rams take a 15-10 lead into half time against the Minnesota Vikings.
Nov 8, 19:41
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Result: Minnesota Vikings produce fourth-quarter comeback to down Chicago Bears
The Minnesota Vikings rally from a seven-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat the Chicago Bears 23-20 in their NFC North clash at Soldier Field.
Nov 1, 21:10
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Half-Time Report: Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings level at Soldier Field
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler fires a touchdown strike before the break to level the scores at 10-10 in his side's NFC North clash against the Minnesota Vikings.
Nov 1, 19:23
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Result: Minnesota Vikings come from behind against Detroit Lions
A second-half comeback from the Minnesota Vikings sees them beat the Detroit Lions 28-19 and go to 4-2 on the season.
Oct 25, 20:13
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Result: Denver Broncos survive Minnesota Vikings comeback
Brandon McManus adds a game-winning field goal late on to give the Denver Broncos a 23-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
Oct 5, 00:30
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson: 'I'm back to my best form'
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson believes that he is back to his best following his two-touchdown display in his side's win over the San Diego Chargers.
Sep 28, 23:50
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Result: Adrian Peterson stars as Minnesota Vikings beat San Diego Chargers
The Minnesota Vikings beat the San Diego Chargers 31-14 with a convincing performance at the TCF Bank Stadium.
Sep 27, 21:03
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Half-Time Report: Adrian Peterson helps Vikings to narrow lead over Chargers
The Minnesota Vikings have a 10-7 half-time lead against the San Diego Chargers
Sep 27, 19:39
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Result: Detroit Lions halted by Minnesota Vikings in loss
Detroit Lions are still searching for their first win after losing 26-16 to their NFC North rivals, the Minnesota Vikings.
Sep 20, 22:00
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Half-Time Report: Minnesota Vikings lead by seven in NFC North clash
Minnesota Vikings lead 17-10 in their NFC North clash against the Detroit Lions.
Sep 20, 19:55
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Mike Zimmer: 'Adrian Peterson was not tentative on return to field'
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is adamant that running back Adrian Peterson was not tentative on his return to the field against the San Francisco 49ers.
Sep 16, 23:43
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NFL 2015 - The Talking Points
Sports Mole looks at some of the talking points ahead of the new NFL season.
Sep 10, 11:48
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Adrian Peterson: 'I want to be the greatest player in the history of the NFL'
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reveals that he wants to become the greatest player in the history of the NFL.
Aug 9, 23:18
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New England Patriots' Tom Brady 'authorises court action against NFL'
A report suggests that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has given the go-ahead for the NFLPA to file a case in federal court against his deflategate suspension.
Jul 28, 21:35
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Report: NFL files potential Tom Brady court case in New York
A report suggests that the NFL has moved to file Tom Brady's potential court case against the league in New York in order to steer the jurisdiction away from Minnesota.
Jul 28, 21:15
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Report: Tom Brady, NFLPA to take the NFL to court
A report suggests that New England Patriots' Tom Brady and the NFLPA are preparing to take the NFL to court after his suspension for the deflategate scandal was upheld.
Jul 28, 20:57
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NFL upholds New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension for deflategate
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell upholds New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for the deflategate scandal.
Jul 28, 19:53
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Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner: 'Teddy Bridgewater can become a top quarterback'
Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes that the club have a "top flight" quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater following his promising rookie season.
Jul 27, 23:40
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Adrian Peterson: "I'm happy to be a Viking"
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson insists that he is "happy" to be with the team after reworking his contract with the NFC North side.
Jul 26, 21:45
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson agrees to contract restructure
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson agrees to a contract restructure at the club to commit his long-term future to the NFC North side.
Jul 21, 21:18
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Minnesota Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater: 'We're not as good as we think we are'
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is adamant that his side are not as good as they think they are ahead of the start of the 2015 season.
Jul 7, 00:48
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Adrian Peterson: 'I'm still the best running back in the NFL'
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson insists that he is still the best running back in the NFL despite missing the majority of the 2015 season.
Jun 27, 20:36
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Adrian Peterson: 'I want to break Emmitt Smith's record'
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson targets breaking Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith's all-time rushing yardage record before he calls time on his NFL career.
Jun 15, 21:51
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Adrian Peterson not expected to feature in pre-season carries
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer suggests that returning running back Adrian Peterson will not feature in pre-season snaps this summer.
Jun 11, 20:13
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Minnesota Vikings' Norv Turner: Adrian Peterson "looks like he hasn't missed a day"
Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes that Adrian Peterson has not missed a step since his return to the club.
Jun 6, 23:00
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Adrian Peterson focused on moving forward with Minnesota Vikings
Adrian Peterson admits that he is determined to move on with his life and career after returning to practice with the Minnesota Vikings.
Jun 2, 22:20
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Adrian Peterson criticises power imbalance
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson criticises the power imbalance with contracts in the NFL.
May 29, 16:17
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Minnesota Vikings tell Adrian Peterson: 'Play for us or retire'
Adrian Peterson will either play for the Minnesota Vikings this season or not play at all, says head coach Mike Zimmer.
May 27, 23:23
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Report: Adrian Peterson to miss Minnesota Vikings' OTAs
A report suggests that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not attend the start of his side's organised team activities.
May 25, 20:06
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NFLPA files contempt motion against Roger Goodell, NFL for Adrian Peterson case
The NFL Players Association confirms that it has filed a motion to hold the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt of court for the Adrian Peterson case.
May 19, 22:45
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Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman: 'We will not trade away Adrian Peterson'
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is adamant that the club will not trade away running back Adrian Peterson despite reports linking him with a move.
Apr 28, 21:22

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