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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:27 PM - Permalink
Ticket sales for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium have been brisk. Commitments have already been made by ticket buyers to fill more than 33,300 seats at the 65,000-seat stadium...
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM - Permalink
According to sources, Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman and Head Coach Mike Zimmer flew to Houston on Wednesday to meet with Peterson at his home and discuss his future with the team...
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 12:39 PM - Permalink
The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they've agreed to the terms of a trade that would send back-up quarterback Matt Cassel to the Buffalo Bills. The Vikings will get an undisclosed draft pick from the Bills in return for Cassel...
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 11:18 PM - Permalink
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson is scheduled to meet with Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer in Houston on Wednesday...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1:25 PM - Permalink
Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman came to watch and evaluate potential future pros at the Gophers' annual Pro Day on Monday, but he did address the future of his team's most prominent current pro...
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Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2:07 PM - Permalink
The Minnesota Vikings have completed their online presentation of stories surrounding Black History Month. The team website featured a daily video plus various articles throughout February commemorating the event, including poignant interviews with several black former players about their...
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Friday, February 27, 2015 at 6:09 PM - Permalink
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson issued a statement after a judge on Thursday threw out an arbitrator's decision to suspend him. U.S. District Court Judge David Doty said the NFL unlawfully changed the rules to suspend Peterson...
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Friday, February 27, 2015 at 2:06 PM - Permalink
The Minnesota Vikings have released veteran guard Charlie Johnson. The team announced they released the 6-foot-4, 305 pound offensive linemen Friday afternoon...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 10:49 PM - Permalink
In NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 10:14 PM - Permalink
Officially, the Vikings can now speak to running back Adrian Peterson. Unofficially, it sounds like multiple teams have been talking to someone. On Thursday, Adrian’s father, Nelson Peterson, told Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the elder Peterson has heard...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:58 PM - Permalink
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's suspension has been overturned. U.S. District Judge David S. Doty has ruled in favor of Peterson, granting an NFLPA motion to vacate a previous ruling by Harold Henderson. The league, however, is appealing...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:31 PM - Permalink
The statement they issued didn’t expressly address the question of whether the Vikings can now speak directly to running back Adrian Peterson, who has been restored from suspended status to the Commissioner-Exempt list. Per a team source, they can. That’s a huge development for the...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:15 PM - Permalink
However it remains unclear when Vikings running back could be reinstated to NFL.       ...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 5:56 PM - Permalink
The Vikings have been silent in the hours since Judge David Doty vacated the suspension of running back Adrian Peterson. Earlier in the hour, they issued a statement which makes it clear that, for now, they’ll continue to be silent when it comes to talking directly to Peterson. “Adrian...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 5:23 PM - Permalink
Like the Ray Rice grievance process, the NFL lost the legal challenge in the Adrian Peterson suspension.  Unlike the Rice case, the league has the power to appeal the Peterson ruling. “[W]e believe strongly that Judge Doty's order is incorrect and fundamentally at odds with...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 3:17 PM - Permalink
On Thursday, Judge David Doty overturn Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s suspension, finding the NFL could not apply the new personal conduct policy retroactively. That caused many to assume that Peterson immediately has been reinstated. He hasn’t been. And whether that’s...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 2:28 PM - Permalink
Judge David Doty’s ruling on Thursday that the NFL could not retroactively discipline Vikings running back Adrian Peterson under the terms of the league’s new personal conduct policy was quickly hailed as a victory of “fairness” by the NFLPA. Peterson hasn’t issued any...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 1:32 PM - Permalink
The 16-page ruling from Judge David Doty that reinstates Vikings running back Adrian Peterson turns on one fairly simple conclusion:  The NFL cannot apply its new personal conduct policy retroactively. “There is no dispute that the Commissioner imposed Peterson's discipline under the...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 1:14 PM - Permalink
Mike Florio talks about what Adrian Peterson’s early reinstatement means for the running back and Minnesota Vikings. Mike Zimmer wants Peterson back and the team could offer him the most lucrative deal...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 1:07 PM - Permalink
It didn’t take long for the NFLPA to declare victory today, after Judge David Doty overturned the suspension of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. "This is a victory for the rule of law, due process and fairness,” NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said. “Our...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 12:32 PM - Permalink
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has won a major victory in the courtroom of Judge David Doty. Doty ruled today in Peterson’s favor on his appeal of the suspension that he was handed after Peterson pleaded no contest to reckless assault on his son. Peterson and the NFL Players Association...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 12:32 PM - Permalink
A U.S. District Court judge has overturned Adrian Peterson's suspension from the NFL and has ordered him to be reinstated. According to court documents, Judge David Doty made the decision Thursday morning to vacate the suspension...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 11:23 AM - Permalink
In the time it took to make one mistake on the football field, Brandon Bostick lost a chance at a Super Bowl and a job. But he’s at least found a new friend, someone who empathizes with his plight. In a first-person account for The MMQB.com, Bostick said he was surprised to get a call…...
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 9:11 AM - Permalink
Sources tell WCCO that a recent argument between Adrian Peterson's agent and a top Vikings executive will not have an impact on the star's future with the team...
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Monday, February 23, 2015 at 3:20 PM - Permalink
It appears if Adrian Peterson has anything to say about it, his career with the Minnesota Vikings is over. According to a report from Jason LaCanfora with CBS Sports, Peterson's agent got into a heated exchange with a member of the Vikings' front office last week at the NFL Combine in...
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