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Vikings: Peterson’s appeal denied, suspension uphled

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

An arbiter on Friday denied an appeal by Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, assuring his NFL suspension will keep him out the remainder of this season.
The decision by Harold Henderson, a former NFL official who was appointed by the league to hea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikings brace for return of Harvin

December 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Sunday is the Vikings’ second clash with former teammate Percy Harvin but his first game in Minnesota since the firebrand receiver was traded in 2013.
Harvin’s visit to TCF Bank Stadium with the downtrodden New York Jets spices u…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikings brace for return of Harvin

December 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Sunday is the Vikings’ second clash with former teammate Percy Harvin but his first game in Minnesota since the firebrand receiver was traded in 2013.
Harvin’s visit to TCF Bank Stadium with the downtrodden New York Jets spices u…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bridgewater confident cold won’t deter him

November 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In August, before playing a preseason game at Kansas City in 97-degree heat, the Vikings’ rookie quarterback said, “Any weather is Teddy Bridgewater-type weather.”
Now, he can prove that includes the cold.
The Miami native…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Peterson to resume career ASAP

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Adrian Peterson’s attorney said Wednesday his client made a mistake using a switch to discipline his 4-year-old son but has accepted responsibility for unintentionally injuring the boy and hopes the NFL and public will forgive h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Peterson to resume career ASAP

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Adrian Peterson’s attorney said Wednesday his client made a mistake using a switch to discipline his 4-year-old son but has accepted responsibility for unintentionally injuring the boy and hopes the NFL and public will forgive h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Peterson pleads no contest, avoids jail

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

CONROE, Texas — Vikings star Adrian Peterson on Tuesday pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge and avoided jail, ending his legal troubles in Texas and turning his attention to NFL headquarters in New York.
Teammates are eager to welco…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Peterson pleads no contest, avoids jail

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

CONROE, Texas — Vikings star Adrian Peterson on Tuesday pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge and avoided jail, ending his legal troubles in Texas and turning his attention to NFL headquarters in New York.
Teammates are eager to welco…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Vikings defense raises the bar, players won’t settle

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — It would seem to be reason for celebration. After having one of the worst defenses in the NFL last season, the Vikings are now ranked in the top 10.
But that’s not good enough for safety Robert Blanton.
“Our goal is to be the be…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Zimmer sidelined with kidney stone

October 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings coach Mike Zimmer missed practice Friday to be treated for a kidney stone, the Pioneer Press has learned.
The team announced that Zimmer had a “minor procedure” after leaving Winter Park in pain but said he would return t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com