• MVP Watch: What about Adrian Peterson?

    Summary of 23 articles · Updated Dec 24, 2012
    • Frazier says Peterson will play

      Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed practice time in the days preceding Sunday’s win over the Texans with a groin/abdomen injury.  After the game, coach Leslie Frazier said that Peterson was held out of the game late because of an abdomen probl
    • With Peterson hemmed in, Vikings offense excels outside the box

      His streak of 100-yard games ended, but Christian Ponder found other outlets, and backup Toby Gerhart finished up with a TD.
    • Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple Houston Texans

      Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Sid Hartman: Line is big reason for Peterson's success

      As Adrian Peterson chases the NFL rushing record, his blockers deserve some credit, too.
    • Next up: Adrian Peterson?

      Here in the NFC North, we are half way to a feat that hasn't occurred in 80 years of football record-keeping. Saturday night, Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson broke the NFL's single-season record for receiving yards. Johnson has 1,892 receiving yar…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Sportsperson of the year: Peterson is runaway winner

      The discussion over who was going to win the Star Tribune honor began and ended with the Vikings running back.
    • Peterson Comments About Wanting to Win the MVP Award

      There’s been plenty of chatter about the MVP as of late, and Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is right in the thick of it with a 2,000 plus yard season on the horizon. Peterson, whose never won the MVP, talked about it and how much it would mean to him if he
    • Peterson, Megatron aren’t the only ones closing in on NFL records

      Every NFL fan knows that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Lions receiver Calvin Johnson are closing in on single-season yardage records. But did you know that Jets punt returner Jeremy Kerley is closing in on the single-season record for most fa…
    • Final Word: AFC South

      Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 16: Stop AD: Adrian “All Day” Peterson leads the NFL with 1,812 rushing yards and needs 294 yards to break Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards set in 1984. Peterson needs 188 yards to bec
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Adrian The Amazing: A year ago, Adrian Peterson tore his ACL. Now he …

      A year ago, Adrian Peterson tore his ACL. Now he has a chance to pass Eric Dickerson as the NFL's all-time single season rusher. Peter King asks A.P. how he has done it.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Peterson, Johnson and 14-game seasons

      As Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson and Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson pursue single-season yardage records for their respective positions, one matter of historical importance hasn't gotten much attention: The NFL's shift to a 16-game s…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Frazier says there’s “no doubt” Peterson is the MVP

      In a Thursday appearance on NBC Sports Network’s Pro Football Talk, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier gave the strongest possible endorsement for his best player to be named league MVP. In so doing, Frazier provided a less-than-ringing endorsement to the qua
    • Running backs in no rush to see records fall

      Adrian Peterson is just as protective of his own NFL mark as Eric Dickerson is of the one that Peterson has a chance to break.
    • Peterson understands Dickerson not wanting his record broken

      The Vikings running back also says being on the injury report with groin and abdomen injuries is just 'normal wear and tear.'
    • Solomon: Arian Foster has a huge fan in Eric Dickerson

      Eric Dickerson was one of the first running backs to reward his offensive linemen for a job well done. He started early, giving them fancy watches after his record-breaking rookie season. Texans tailback Arian Foster gave his O-linemen Segways as a holi…
      Source: chron.com
    • Patrick Peterson says he’s best corner in league

      Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson feels he knows who is the best cornerback in the league. It’s not Darrelle Revis or Charles Tillman or Richard Sherman. In Peterson’s opinion no one is playing better at the cornerback position than he is.
    • Jim Brown calls Adrian Peterson’s comeback a “miracle”

      Few can identify with the greatness of a running back the way Jim Brown can. And Brown said Wednesday that what Adrian Peterson’s doing now is nothing short of a “miracle.” The Hall of Fame running back, in an interview with Brian Murphy of the St.
    • If CJ2K wasn't MVP, Peterson shouldn't be

      When Peyton Manning won his fourth MVP award in 2009, he did it with 37 1/2 of the votes cast by the AP panel that selects the winner. Drew Brees got 7 1/2 votes, Philip Rivers got two and Brett Favre got one. Missing was Chris Johnson, the running back…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Peter King: Peterson grasps at history after remarkable recovery

    The next two games of Adrian Peterson's life will be historic, whether he breaks Eric Dickerson's all-time rushing record or not. Peterson needs 188 yards to become the seventh player ever to rush for 2,000 yards in a season ... and he'd be the first to…
    Source: CNNSI.com

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Frazier says Peterson will play
With Peterson hemmed in, Vikings offense excels outside the box
Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple …
Sid Hartman: Line is big reason for Peterson's success
Sportsperson of the year: Peterson is runaway winner
Peterson Comments About Wanting to Win the MVP Award
Peterson wants MVP all to himself
Peterson, Megatron aren’t the only ones closing in on NFL recor…
Final Word: AFC South
Frazier says there’s “no doubt” Peterson is the MVP
Running backs in no rush to see records fall
Adrian Peterson chasing NFL history and rushing straight to the…
Solomon: Arian Foster has a huge fan in Eric Dickerson
Jim Brown calls Adrian Peterson’s comeback a “miracle”