All posts tagged "Adrian Peterson"

  • Local Pro Sports
    MORE THAN JUST A DANCE TEAM

    The Thunder Girls have seen a number of changes in 10 seasons, with an alumnae list that...

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    Impact analysis: Sooners pick up two key verbals in 2019, 2020

    Over the past few days, Sooners commits showed out at The Opening, and they also grabbed a...

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    Sooner Spectator: Before Baker, Sooner first-rounders had their NFL Draft moment

    When Roy Williams was a junior at James Logan High School in Union City, Calif., one page...

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    White Edges Red in Blustery Spring Game

    "There was some challenging weather today as we know, but that's springtime in Oklahoma," Riley said after...

  • John Hoover
    John E. Hoover: An awful lot happened on the biggest spring Saturday ever at OU

    NORMAN — Cursed with an unrelenting wind and chilly temperatures, the day began with a few speeches...

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    Oklahoma football: Adrian Peterson, Trent Williams to be honorary coaches at Sooners’ spring game

    Bringing the ⭐️ power to the Spring Game! Your honorary head coaches... pic.twitter.com/gsnMcSKwta — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) April...

  • Fantasy Football
    Week 6 Recap – Late Night Fantasy

    Week 6 – the Cardinals survived a second half defensive collapse thanks to the steady production from...

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    Vegas releases MVP betting odds

    Vegas releases MVP betting odds. Brace Hemmelgarn/USA TODAY Sports The Brovada gambling website released its opening MVP odds,...

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    Former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson repeating his big claims of longevity, success

    Former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson repeating his big claims of longevity, success. Adrian Peterson is repeating his...

  • Local College Sports
    Analysis supports Minnesota Vikings’ decision to let Adrian Peterson go

    Author: Tim Yotter / Source: Scout.com Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY The Minnesota Vikings parted ways with Adrian Peterson and his...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Dallas Cowboys: Chidobe Awuzie embracing versatility vital for defense

    Source: FOX Sports Adrian Peterson The NFL is brutal and unforgiving and demands that players deliver results...

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    Former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson willing to share, teach with Saints

    Author: Tim Yotter / Source: Scout.com Adrian Peterson will be joining his first NFL team not named the Minnesota...

  • Inside Sports
    Adrian Peterson May Find More Fuel in Superstar Tank with Move to the Saints

    Author: Mike Freeman / Source: Bleacher Report In order to fully understand why so many in football now believe...

  • Local College Sports
    Reports: Former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson nearing deal

    Author: Tim Yotter / Source: Scout.com Former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson could find a home before the...

  • Local College Sports
    Przybylo: OU’s next wave of RBs ready to roll

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com USA Today Sports It’s a new era at running back for OU, and...

  • Local College Sports
    Sunday slant: True interest in Adrian Peterson or a ruse?

    Author: Tim Yotter / Source: Scout.com Jim Brown/USA TODAY Sports One visit by former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian...

  • Local College Sports
    Former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson heading has another visit next week

    Author: John Holler / Source: Scout.com The Adrian Peterson unemployment tour has a new stop. With each visit, Minnesota...

  • Local College Sports
    Report: Adrian Peterson has another visit scheduled

    Author: Tim Yotter / Source: Scout.com Tom Dahlin/Viking Update Interest in Adrian Peterson may have been kick-started, at least...

  • Local College Sports
    Podcast: Roadblocks for A.P. and more

    Author: Tim Yotter / Source: Scout.com Adrian Peterson has several stumbling blocks in front of him in finding a...

  • Local College Sports
    Mark Wilf discusses two Minnesota Vikings legends hoping for Hall of Fame

    Author: John Holler / Source: Scout.com Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports Mark Wilf discussed a pair of former Minnesota...

  • Local College Sports
    Recent history shows lowered market value for former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson

    Author: John Holler / Source: Scout.com Former Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson remains unsigned. A former agent lays out...

  • Inside Sports
    NFL free agency rumors: Adrian Peterson wants to be third-highest-paid RB

    Author: Jordan Heck / Source: Sporting News Adrian Peterson (Getty Images) We’re now a few weeks into NFL free...

  • Local College Sports
    Minnesota Vikings RB C.J. Ham won’t be a ‘nervous rookie’ anymore

    Author: Tim Yotter / Source: Scout.com Tom Dahlin/Viking Update With Adrian Peterson and Matt Asiata still free agents, C.J....

  • Local College Sports
    Former LB Jon Beason calls Latavius Murray a ‘younger version of Adrian Peterson’

    Author: Tim Yotter / Source: Scout.com Linebackers should know running backs, and former All-Pro linebacker Jon Beason liked the...

  • Local College Sports
    Mike Mayock, Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman assess the rookie backs

    Mike Mayock, Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman assess the rookie backs. USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Vikings likely will look for a running back on Day 2 or 3 of the NFL draft, so what does one analyst and the Vikings general manager think of the possibilities? In addition to the top-end guys like...

  • Local College Sports
    Eddie Lacy concludes Minnesota Vikings visit without a contract

    Eddie Lacy concludes Minnesota Vikings visit without a contract. Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY The Minnesota Vikings are in search of a running back replacement, but Eddie Lacy left without a contract. The Minnesota Vikings’ search for a replacement for running back Adrian Peterson continues, as Green Bay Packers free-agent running back Eddie Lacy left town...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Cowboys in free agency: Ignore the noise, nothing to see here

    Cowboys in free agency: Ignore the noise, nothing to see here. “Not a huge fan of having to go out and pay guys a lot of money, filling in big needs through unrestricted free agency. He was one of seven unrestricted free agents the Cowboys signed that year, doling out $24.75 million in guarantees. “You...

  • Local College Sports
    Minnesota Vikings had one good reason to not release Adrian Peterson early

    Minnesota Vikings had one good reason to not release Adrian Peterson early. The Minnesota Vikings wouldn’t have had any different financial results with Adrian Peterson if they had released him or simply declined to pick up the 2017 option year on his contract. Either way, the Vikings weren’t paying him $18 million this year...

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    Putting a betting line on Adrian Peterson’s landing spots

    Putting a betting line on Adrian Peterson’s landing spots. It is going to be official next week that the Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson are parting ways and he will become an unrestricted free agent – able to sign a deal with any team in the league. Three years ago, a case could be...

  • Inside Sports
    McAdoo says Giants will “go take a look at” Adrian Peterson

    McAdoo says Giants will “go take a look at” Adrian Peterson. More The New York Giants will take a look at soon-to-be free agent Adrian Peterson. This will make Peterson a free agent when the new league year begins next Thursday. Peterson was drafted seventh overall by the Vikings in 2007. His 11,747 yards is second...

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    Ben McAdoo leaves door open for Adrian Peterson signing

    Ben McAdoo leaves door open for Adrian Peterson signing. USA TODAY Sports The future hall of fame running back might be on the back-nine of his career, but he could fit in nicely with Big Blue. Former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson became a free agent yesterday afternoon, and Giants head coach Ben...

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    Minnesota Vikings should be active in free agency, draft to cure O-line woes

    Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports Rick Spielman spoke with media at the NFL Combine and the flagship station of the Minnesota Vikings and couldn’t avoid questioning about the landscape of the offensive line. Use code COMBINE2017 to get two free months with purchase of one! “I would say, without giving any trade secrets away, there...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Should the Dallas Cowboys sign Adrian Peterson or Jamal Charles?

    Should the Dallas Cowboys sign Adrian Peterson or Jamal Charles?. The Dallas Cowboys will need to add potentially several running backs to their offensive rotation as they will see both Lance Dunbar and Darren McFadden potentially hit free agency. Charles is one of the best running backs in the history of the NFL but...

  • Local College Sports
    Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman: Adrian Peterson was ‘very positive’

    Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman: Adrian Peterson was ‘very positive’. Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports General Manager Rick Spielman discusses the Minnesota Vikings’ decision to not exercise the 2017 portion of Adrian Peterson’s contract. Use code COMBINE2017 to get two free months with purchase of one! “I’ll keep those conversations between myself and Adrian and his...

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    Adrian Peterson Free: Cowboys Dreams And Dream-Crushing

    Adrian Peterson Free: Cowboys Dreams And Dream-Crushing. Adrian Peterson Is Free From Minnesota: His (And The Cowboys') Dreams And Dream-Crushing I'm a lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan and also a follower of college football, in this region and beyond. AD loves the Cowboys. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones loves AD. "Adrian is an important part of the...

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    Draft depth helped Minnesota Vikings with Adrian Peterson decision

    Kevin Brown/Viking Update The Minnesota Vikings will have numerous options outside of Adrian Peterson, as GM Rick Spielman notes, and that starts this week at the NFL Scouting Combine. As Spielman and his herd of scouts and the Vikings coaching staff descend on Indianapolis this week for four days of scouting players, talking...

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    Most likely destinations for Adrian Peterson in free agency

    Most likely destinations for Adrian Peterson in free agency. With Adrian Peterson likely to at least test the free agent market, which opens March 9, after the Minnesota Vikings announced they weren’t exercising the 2017 option on his $18 million contract this year, where are the most likely destinations for him? He tweeted about...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Adrian Peterson, Dallas Cowboys have mutual interest

    Adrian Peterson, Dallas Cowboys have mutual interest. Feb. 28 (UPI) -- All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson could see a back-up role if he joins the Dallas Cowboys. He is set to hit free agency on March 9. "It only takes one team to do something stupid, but I can't see there being much out...

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    Holler: Minnesota Vikings, RB Adrian Peterson seem ready to part ways

    There are only five running backs with a 2017 cap hit of more than one-third what Peterson is scheduled to make and two of those – Jonathan Stewart ($8.88 million) and Jamaal Charles ($6.19 million) – are likely going to have to restructure or face getting cut themselves in the coming days. The...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Dallas Cowboys: Why adding Adrian Peterson makes sense

    Dallas Cowboys: Why adding Adrian Peterson makes sense. One NFL Insider believes if All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson leaves Minnesota, that the Dallas Cowboys make sense as a possible landing spot. The Dallas Cowboys currently possess the best running back in the NFL in their offensive backfield. The answer may be Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson. If...

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    Minnesota Vikings GM: Adrian Peterson ‘will always be a Viking’

    Tom Dahlin/Viking Update While it appears the Minnesota Vikings have made a decision on Adrian Peterson’s future – or lack of it – with the team, they aren’t ready to announce it. Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings remains up in the air, at least publicly, but general manager Rick Spielman indicated...

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    History says Minnesota Vikings fan shouldn’t expect Adrian Peterson to stay

    History says Minnesota Vikings fan shouldn’t expect Adrian Peterson to stay. Tom Dahlin/Viking Update Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson sent out a cryptic tweet about the New York Giants’ recent roster moves, but those who would be surprised if he ends up somewhere else don't know their running back history. 10) – played with...

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    Minnesota Vikings podcast: A.P.’s best landing spots and more

    Minnesota Vikings podcast: A.P.’s best landing spots and more. Adrian Peterson seems to be sending out indications of where he would like to play, but what teams are the best fits? Plus, roster moves, their meaning and more. As Adrian Peterson seems to be priming the free-agent process, what teams make the most sense for...

  • Inside Sports
    Adrian Peterson, Tony Romo lead the most interesting NFL players who soon could be cut

    Adrian Peterson, Tony Romo lead the most interesting NFL players who soon could be cut. NFL teams already have begun to trim their rosters by releasing veteran players with contracts that would be cumbersome on next season’s salary cap. The Cowboys are unlikely to keep Romo as a backup with a contract that counts...

  • Local College Sports
    Minnesota Vikings may have to look to draft if Adrian Peterson leaves

    Rick Wood/USA TODAY If Adrian Peterson and the Vikings part ways, the running game in Minnesota is going to have a vastly different look in 2017. Adrian Peterson is set to make $18 million this season – a figure that is way out of whack with what the current pay landscape is for...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Dallas Cowboys: Bringing In Adrian Peterson Is a Bad Idea

    Every time a big name player so much as gets rumored to be cut they are linked to the Dallas Cowboys, the latest being Adrian Peterson who they should avoid It never fails. Well, not really, but the non-stop speculative talk would have you think that Dallas goes out of their way for...

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    John Randle spoke candidly about Adrian Peterson and Minnesota Vikings

    John Randle spoke candidly about Adrian Peterson and Minnesota Vikings. Over the last month, current Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been hitting the interview circuit, consistently maintaining that he believes he will finish his career with the Vikings – or, at a minimum, continue playing for the Vikings in 2017. Randle made...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Nothing Sexier Than An ‘Adrian Peterson To Cowboys’ Headline – And It’s Semi-Legit

    Nothing Sexier Than An 'Adrian Peterson To Cowboys' Headline - And It's Semi-Legit. Depends What The 'It' Is. A couple of weeks ago, potential free agent Adrian Peterson told ESPN he was thinking about three possible landing spots if he becomes a free agent. “I’ll just stop there.’’ But maybe, had he not stopped, he...

  • Local College Sports
    Sooners return to recruiting among elite

    Texas A&M's departure allowed the SEC to pick off Texas players that previously had been earmarked for the Sooners and Longhorns. And as Oklahoma's play on the field gradually dipped, so, too, did its recruiting. 8 ranked running back from Georgia. Then, during their run to the playoff, the Sooners flipped blue-chip instate linebacker Levi...

  • Local Pro Sports
    The Truth About Another ‘Adrian Peterson To Cowboys’ Story

    The Truth About Another ‘Adrian Peterson To Cowboys’ Story. FRISCO – A couple of weeks ago, potential free agent Adrian Peterson told ESPN he was thinking about three possible landing spots if he becomes a free agent. “New York is one of them that popped up, Tampa Bay. Houston would be a good spot,’’ Peterson...

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    Cowboys a potential option for Adrian Peterson

    Cowboys a potential option for Adrian Peterson. When Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was asked last month to name places he would consider finishing his career if he leaves Minnesota, he mentioned the Texans, Buccaneers and Giants. But there is a belief in league circles that the Dallas Cowboys lurk in the background and...

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    Dallas Cowboys Head The World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams Of 2016

    Dallas Cowboys Head The World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams Of 2016. NFL franchises make up 27 of the 50 most valuable sports teams in the world, including the Dallas Cowboys, who rank first with a value of $4 billion, up 25%. It is the first time a non-soccer club has reigned as the...

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    Sooners Finish Third & Fourth in the Heisman

    Sooners Finish Third & Fourth in the Heisman. Baker Mayfield (QB, Oklahoma) 361 (26) 4. Mayfield leads the nation in pass efficiency rating (197.8; the NCAA single-season record is 191.8; next highest Power 5 figure this year is 176.5), completion percentage (71.2) and yards per pass attempt (11.1; only one other player is above...

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