Adrian Peterson Articles

Adrian Peterson
It’s championship week in fantasy football and we apparently have trust issues with the best back in the NFL. Well, it’s not so much trusting him as much as it is how the team uses him and what is actual health is. Minnesota Vikings running...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Here we go again with Adrian Peterson, Week 15 and an injury in the fantasy football playoffs. The Minnesota Vikings’ running back has missed the last three games with a high ankle sprain, and is expected to return today against the visiting...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Toby Gerhart won’t come to the rescue for Adrian Peterson owners this week. Peterson suffered an ankle sprain in the Minnesota Vikings’ Week 11 game against Oakland and will miss at least this week against Atlanta and perhaps more. That...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Adrian Peterson
LeSean McCoy, RB, Eagles Philly improved its record to 13–0 following a bye week under coach Andy Reid, with a 34–7 statement win over NFC East rival Dallas under the lights on Sunday night. “Shady” led the way, with 30 carries for a career-high...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Chris Johnson, the once speedy Tennessee Titans running back used to be a game breaker. Then, this offseason, he signed a giant new contract. And something seems different. He doesn't have that same explosiveness he used to. And he's definitely...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers Playing behind a patchwork offensive line and walking with a noticeable limp, Roethlisberger produced an heroic effort during a 38–17 win over the Titans. Big Ben completed 24-of-34 passes for 228 yards, five TDs...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Adrian Peterson
By RALPH VACCHIANO There is always time for a miracle, but miracles don’t happen often. That’s why, for seven NFL teams, they’re really already facing a must-win game this week. It’s not an elimination game yet, but it might as well be...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Week 1 of the 2011 NFL season is in the books. Here are some numbers that stood out to me from the Week 1 action that's already happened. -2 How many owners were screaming at the final play of Sunday night's Cowboys-Jets game when Felix Jones...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Never bench your studs. Yeah, right. Just because you drafted a running back in the first round, don't think you can just set him in the starting lineup and not have to worry about him falling on his face. Case in point is Week 1 and Baltimore'...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Athlon Sports takes a look at which running backs have touched the ball the most per game over the last three years and over the last two years. This gives you an idea of both which backs have been given the most opportunities, while at the same...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Adrian Peterson
What is it with these AFC South running backs? Is there one we can trust this year? Tennessee's Chris Johnson ended his holdout by signing an extension with the Titans on Thursday. Houston's Arian Foster is giving fantasy footballers...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Athlon Sports has made Houston Texans running back Arian Foster our No. 1 overall player. But it did not come without a healthy debate. Below the case is made for Foster being the consensus No. 1. We also make a case for the other four players...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Adrian Peterson
Athlon Sports takes a look at the pros and cons of the 10 running backs that will come off of your fantasy football draft boards first during your 2011 drafts. More on our top five backs. Arian Foster - Houston Athlon Top 280 Rank: 1 Pros:...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Adrian Peterson
The Vikings’ expectations for 2011 can be found somewhere between promise and denial. Several talented pieces remain from a 2009 team that was one botched play from a Super Bowl berth, but those pieces are either aging or still wondering what the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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