Posts Tagged ‘Adrian Peterson’

NFL fantasy football: Adrian Peterson wants more catches

In today’s Three and Out: Adrian Peterson wants more catches while EJ Manuel is playing catch-up; plus, Peyton Manning is feeling stronger.

NFL fantasy football: Adrian Peterson wants 2,500 yards

In today’s Three and Out: Adrian Peterson is setting his goals very high; Le’Veon Bell is aiming to start and the Giants could add depth at RB.

NFL Tax Write-offs: Tebow, Decker and Leaf

It’s the end of tax season. Here are the write-offs every NFL team needs to make before it is to late.

The Real World’s missing season: Real World NFL

“The Real World” debuts its 28th season on Wednesday night. But what would happen if seven NFL players were picked to live in a house, stopped being polite and started getting real.

NFL Fantasy Football: RG3 ahead of schedule

Let the wild speculation begin: Robert Griffin III is ahead of schedule. Blow up your draft boards

This or That?: Arian Foster vs. Adrian Peterson

Arian Foster or Adrian Peterson? Marcas Grant definitively answers the question of which star running back should be the first overall fantasy draft pick in 2013 … in his own unique way.

Pro Bowl: The Super Bowl’s crazy cousin

The NFL has landed in Hawaii to begin final preparations for what might be the last Pro Bowl game ever played. For those of us who work it, this is our baby, and we are pulling out all the stops to give the game its best possible chance to succeed. Two critical pieces that will help determine the decision whether to continue playing the All-Star game are ticket sales, and the performance of the athletes on the field. The latter is out of our hands, but we have good reason to hope. The players fought hard to keep this game — and keep it in Hawaii — during the last round of labor negotiations, and they are well aware that […]

The Unexpected (and expected) for week 17: Hide that flag!

It’s week 17, and the NFL regular season is in the books save for the NFC East title game happening in Washington right now. Rather than wait for that game to be decided, let’s take a look at the unexpected (and expected) for week 17.

The Year on the Fringe…Fantasy – 2012 NFL-ballooza

It’s all sorts of fun to sit around and figure out who was fantasy football’s best player (Adrian Peterson) or best rookie (Robert Griffin III) and any number of other top awards. But what about some of the fringe fantasy honors that too often go overlooked? For instance, what about the biggest “Where did that come from?” performance of the year, which is a toss-up between Brian Hartline (Week 4), Shonn Greene (Week 6) and Doug Martin (Week 9). Or how can we overlook the “Too Little, Too Late” award that should go unanimously to Larry Fitzgerald for his Week 16 outing. It’s all in a season’s work in fantasy football. By: Marcas Grant ————————————————————————————————————————————– Check out more 2012 NFL-ballooza […]

The Rewind: Record zones, Eric Dickerson cardboard bio, and best 2012 NFL draft picks

We hope you all had a wonderful end to the holiday week as we all prepare for New Years’ Eve, and a wild week 17 in the NFL. We didn’t let the holidays slow us down, as we churned out a fresh batch of great content for you to consume. Enjoy.

The Cardboard Bio – Eric Dickerson and Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson has a chance to break Eric Dickerson’s hallowed single-season rushing record. The Los Angeles Rams runner rushed for 2,105 yards in 1984, in just his second season in the NFL. With that in mind, we take a look back at the careers of Dickerson and Peterson through trading cards in a little feature we like to call The Cardboard Bio.

The Rewind: Megatron, Island of Misfit Players and other Holiday goodness

We’re still in holiday mode, even though Santa didn’t bring our favorite team a playoff spot. However, jolly old St. Nick has been generous with a few other teams.  The NFC playoff spots are still up for grabs.  But even if you’ve been naughty or nice, we’re going to present you with out generous gift of content for this past week. Sunday: RG3 Zone – RG3 makes a comeback against the Eagles.  It’s like he’s never left. Madden Curse Watch – Megatron transforms Jerry Rice’s all-time record. Adrian Peterson – All Day Zone – All the highlights from every game Adrian Peterson’s played in as he inches closer to breaking Eric Dickerson’s all-time season rushing record. Monday: Week 16: Curse, […]

12 Days of Pigskin

Happy Holidays! We here at NFL.com and NFL Network shepherded our merry crew of carolers along with some special guests to serenade you with our rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” We call ours “12 Days of Pigskin.” You’ll see appearances by LaDainian Tomlinson, Adrian Peterson and more. Enjoy!

7 signs of the Mayan apocalypse from the 2012 NFL season

If the Mayans are correct, the world will end tomorrow, and if you’ve been paying attention there have been several signs in the 2012 NFL season that the Mayans may have been right after all

Top 5 NFL teams in desperate need of a Christmas miracle

The holidays are a magical time of the year. Families come together, communities help the needy, and almost anything is possible. Including miracles. Several NFL teams are in need of such a miracle, whether for a playoff run or long-term future of their franchise. Here’s a run-down of which NFL teams are in need of a little magic this holiday season:

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