Adrian Peterson

Ranking the NFL’s 2,000-yard Seasons

Adrian Peterson and the Quest for 2,500

After a stunning return from a torn ACL, Peterson has his sights set even higher for 2013
Adrian Peterson and the Quest for 2,500

FOX Sports sideline reporter Pam Oliver was the first to deliver the news. Only moments after the Vikings’ 2012 regular season ended, Oliver set about informing Adrian Peterson of his high-profile disappointment.

75 Funny Fantasy Football Team Names

These 75 funny fantasy football team names will make your league laugh.
These 75 funny fantasy football team names will make your league laugh.

The NFL season is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for everyone’s real favorite sport — fantasy football. It takes a strong draft, savvy free-agent eye and a little luck to win your league. But it just takes an off-color Aaron Hernandez murder trial reference or some other well-crafted joke to take the title belt for best fantasy football team name. Here’s our list of suggestions for 2013:

10 Best NFL Comeback Stories of the Season

Minnesota's Adrian Peterson bounced back from a torn ACL and MCL to rush for 2,000 yards.
<p> 10 Best NFL Comeback Stories of This Season, including Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss.</p>

None other than the great Dr. James Andrews has decided that Robert Griffin III will require total reconstructive surgery to repair the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and LCL (lateral collateral ligament) in his right knee. The roughly two-hour surgery took place on Wednesday, Jan. 9, and rehab for the Washington Redskins quarterback is expected to take anywhere between six-to-eight months.

NFL Playoffs Picks Against the Spread: Wild Card Weekend

A betting preview of each of every game (against the spread) on Wild Card Weekend in the NFL Playoffs.
<p> A betting preview of each of every game (against the spread) on Wild Card Weekend in the NFL Playoffs, including the Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens, Seattle Seahawks at Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans.</p>

A betting preview of each of every game (against the spread) on Wild Card Weekend in the NFL Playoffs.


Lock of the Week
Win or lose, this is Ray Lewis' last dance in front of the home crowd in Baltimore, expect the city's new team to soar past its former franchise.

2013 NFL Playoff Picks: Wild Card Weekend

Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens host Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
<p> 2013 NFL Playoff Picks: Wild Card Weekend, including the Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks at Washington Redskins.</p>

NFL Playoffs previews and predictions for Wild Card Weekend:

Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview and Prediction

Vikings can secure wild-card berth with win, Packers playing for first-round bye
<p> Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview and Prediction</p>

The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings each have something to play for when the long-time NFC North rivals meet up at 4:25 p.m. ET this afternoon on FOX. For the Vikings (9-6) it’s win and they are in the playoffs for the first time since 2009, while the Packers (11-4) can earn a coveted first-round bye with a second win over their divisional foe this month. If the Vikings fall to the Packers for a sixth straight time, they will need Chicago, Dallas and the New York Giants to all lose to extend their season by at least one more game.

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