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  1. Vikings: In sales, Peterson's No. 28 is No. 13

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- He might not have matched his MVP season of 2012, but in 2013, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was still among the most popular -- and profitable -- player in the league. Peterson ranked 13th in overall sales during t...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  2. NFL Awards announced for 2013 season

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning wins 5th MVP and is also named Offensive Player of the Year. Carolina's Luke Kuechly (defensive player) and Ron Rivera (coach) also earn honors.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2014
  3. NFLN survey/respected player: Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    It's been a good day for Peyton Manning in ESPN's NFL Nation Confidential survey. The Broncos quarterback, who will play in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday and is an overwhelming favorite to claim his NFL-record fifth MVP award next month, was th...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  4. Peterson: Groin 'was bothering me a lot'

    Ben Goessling

    SEATTLE -- During his MVP season a year ago, Adrian Peterson came back from ACL surgery in less than nine months, played through an ankle injury in October and ran for 1,353 yards in the second half while playing the final seven games with a sports h...

    Blog | November 17, 2013
  5. Vikings aren't running, can't hold the ball

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- It's startling -- nay, alarming -- that a team built around a MVP running back would be last in the NFL in time of possession. But that's where the Minnesota Vikings are in 2013, and in addition to their inability to take heat ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  6. Around the Horns: Peterson and 2,500

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: Adrian Peterson said he wanted to run for 2,500 yards in 2013, and the reigning NFL MVP's goal immediately turned into sports talk radio fodder. People wanted to ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  7. BBAO: Adrian Peterson to play Sunday

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Adrian Peterson made clear on the first day of training camp that he didn't care whether he played in the preseason. "It worked out pretty well last year," he noted about his MVP campaign in 2012, which began with hi...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  8. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings to play in preseason game

    Adrian Peterson has been cleared for takeoff.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013
  9. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings sets sights on 2,500 yards

    Adrian Peterson is out to set a new standard for NFL running backs

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  10. Why did Adrian Peterson play in Pro Bowl?

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier this month the painful injury Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson played with during his MVP season. A sports hernia developed in Week 10, forced him out of a Week 16 game against the Houston Texans and ultimately led to surge...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  11. Adrian Peterson has surgery to fix sports hernia

    Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson had surgery Thursday to repair a sports hernia, the team announced.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  12. NFL Run & Shootaround: The End, Beautiful Friend

    Grantland Staff

    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes and generally regressing to the mean. Catch up on all the NFL action right here. Notes on the Ho...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  13. Adrian Peterson: 'In my heart, I'm the MVP'

    Kevin Seifert

    MINNEAPOLIS -- If you spend some time around Adrian Peterson, you learn to decipher his mood from small distinctions on his eternally optimistic face. Peterson has a genuine smile, the kind he displayed as a rookie in 2007 when he set the NFL's singl...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  14. NFC North wrap: all-division team, more

    Kevin Seifert

    Five things to know and my 2012 all-division team: Division MVP: If your definition of this award is the player who has the most impact on his team's winning percentage, then our MVP is Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. If your MVP is t...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  15. Bears bracing for 'relentless' Peterson

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Lance Briggs didn't hesitate when asked to give his MVP pick for the 2012 NFL season. "Adrian Peterson," Briggs said. The choice is tough to argue. Peterson stunned the NFL world when he returned for the Minnesota Vikin...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  16. Return of the NFC North running games

    Kevin Seifert

    As the 2012 season dawned, we had a pretty good idea of what made our NFC North teams tick. One of our quarterbacks was the NFL's reigning MVP, having set a league record with 45 touchdowns and six interceptions last season. Another had become the...

    Blog | November 06, 2012