Minnesota Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25: Justin Durant #52 and DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions looks to tackle Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth quarter on September 25, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Lions defeated the Vikings 26-23. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings Reconsider, Put Peterson On Paid Leave

Adrian Peterson has had the potential to be that rare post-modern NFL running back playing productively into his 30s.

97.1 The Ticket–09/18/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: A.J. Hawk #50 of the Green Bay Packers hits Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Peterson Exiled Because of Money, Not Morality [BLOG]

Fans look at sports as a place to learn the value of competition and character.

97.1 The Ticket–09/17/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions tosses his gloves to a fan after a loss to the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Calvin Johnson Weighs In On Adrian Peterson Situation, Discipline Of Children [VIDEO]

Johnson’s first reaction was one of sympathy for Peterson.

CBS Detroit–09/17/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 08: Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings is taken off the field after being injured during the second quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 8, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Vikings Bar Peterson From All Team Activities

After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.

97.1 The Ticket–09/17/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 14:  Players from the Minnesota Vikings and New England Patriots pray after the game at TCF Bank Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship

The Radisson hotel chain said Monday it’s suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 7: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks to get past a member of the St. Louis Rams defense at the Edward Jones Dome on September 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson’s Statement On Child Abuse Charges

My attorney has asked me not to discuss the facts of my pending case. I hope you can respect that request and help me honor it.

97.1 The Ticket–09/15/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 7: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on from the sideline during a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on September 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Vikings beat the Rams 34-6. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Vikings Reinstate Peterson Despite Abuse Charge

The Minnesota Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he was facing a child-abuse charge in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.

97.1 The Ticket–09/15/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 23: Cyrus Gray #32 of the Kansas City Chiefs carries the ball during the preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings at Arrowhead Stadium on August 23, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Renovated Vikings Defense Ready To Play For Real

The Minnesota Vikings will have seven new starters in their base defense this season. The scheme itself is a lot different, too, using more man-to-man coverage, blitzing and disguises than in the past.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2014

Sharrif Floyd #95 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2013 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sharrif Floyd Looks To Continue Vikings Tradition Of Good Defensive Tackles

The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.


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5 Worst Teams In NFL Heading Into 2014 Season

Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.