The Early Lead: Adrian Peterson


Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Adrian Peterson carted off with ankle injury

Minnesota Vikings running back taken for X-rays in game against Baltimore Ravens.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:37 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Adrian Peterson on son’s death: “It’s devastating”

Minnesota Vikings running back said he’d only recently learned he was the child’s father.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:38 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013

NFL Roundup: Tom Brady leads Patriots in comeback victory over the Saints

In Week 6 of the NFL season, Brady led his team to a last-minute victory, Adrian Peterson played just days after the death of his son and the Cowboys suffered some major injuries.

By Kelyn Soong  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Tigers, injuries, joseph patterson, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Adrian Peterson on decision to play: “Anything bad, I try to take good from it.”

NFL MVP played despite the death of his 2-year-old son on Friday.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:33 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Adrian Peterson active, expected to play in Vikings-Panthers game

NFL MVP running back says football is a refuge for him in tough times.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:32 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Adrian Peterson’s son dies after assault

Child had been hospitalized in critical condition in Sioux Falls, S.D.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:40 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Adrian Peterson’s son in critical condition after beating (updated)

Father of Minnesota Vikings running back confirms the child’s identity; suspect is in custody.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:46 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:17 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Adrian Peterson has advice for RGIII

Vikings running back says of Redskins quarterback: “He’ll be okay.”

By Cindy Boren  |  06:17 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, NFL, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Adrian Peterson takes PED accusations as "a compliment"

NFL MVP says he doesn't get angry because he knows he's clean.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:17 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 06/24/2013

RGIII will 'be back Week 1,' Adrian Peterson believes

After his own remarkable recovery, Vikings running back has become an unofficial advisor to NFL players with knee injuries.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:44 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, NFL, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Adrian Peterson says he'd be okay with a gay teammate

Minnesota Vikings running back said last week that he is against gay marriage.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:21 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:34 AM ET, 04/25/2013

'Madden NFL 25 cover goes to Barry Sanders

Detroit Lions' former running back beats Minnesota Vikings' present running back, Adrian Peterson, for the game's cover.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:34 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Barry Sanders, Madden NFL 25

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 12/26/2012

Adrian Peterson injury not expected to keep him out against Packers

Green Bay will try to keep Vikings running back from breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Will Adrian Peterson break NFL rushing record?

Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record has stood since 1984, but Adrian Peterson is only 294 yards away with two games left.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:25 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Minnsota Vikings