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.
Posts Tagged ‘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.
Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Adam Rank, Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Calvin Johnson, Cam Newton, Christmas, Jake Long, Larry Fitzgerald, Mario Williams, Maurice Jones-Drew, megatron, Pro Bowl, RG3, rudolph, santa, Tim Tebow
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, […]
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!
Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: 2012, Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Calvin Johnson, Dallas Cowboys, end of days, Eric Dickerson, Jerry Rice, Mayan apocalypse, Michael Strahan, New York Giants, Peyton Manning, replacement refs, Rex Ryan, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Tim Tebow, Tony Romo
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
Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Adrian Peterson, Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Cam Cameron, CenturyLink Field, Christmas miracles, Eric Dickerson, Green Bay Packers, Jim Caldwell, Joe Flacco, Ken Whisenhunt, Kevin Kolb, Kirk Cousins, New York Giants, RG3, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Lindley, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins
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:
Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Fantasy Awards, Aaron Rodgers, Adrian Peterson, Alfred Morris, Andrew Luck, Cecil Shorts, Chris Johnson, Doug Martin, Jamaal Charles, Larry Fitzgerald, Peyton Manning, Randall Cobb, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Mathews, Seattle Seahawks
Vote now for the NFL Fantasy Player Awards! You decide which players will receive the honors on NFL Fantasy LIVE.
Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Adrian Peterson, Carolina Panthers, Chris Johnson, Christmas Vacation, Clark Griswald, Drew Brees, Eric Dickerson, Ken Whisenhunt, Luke Kuechly, Minnesota Vikings
Much like Clark Griswald in the holiday classic, Christmas Vacation, many NFL players and coaches are in need of a few relaxing days all to themselves (and that Christmas bonus!). Whether from a disappointing season, injury, poor performance or single-handedly carrying their team through the first 15 weeks, these players and coaches could use a little respite. And probably a large glass of egg nog.
Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Russell Wilson, Adrian Peterson, Blair Walsh, Brandon Weeden, Darren Sproles, David Wilson, Detroit Lions, Eli Manning, Jamaal Charles, Josh Gordon, Julio Jones, Kirk Cousins, LaDainian Tomlinson, Matthew Stafford, Michael Turner, Mike Tolbert, Peyton Manning, Ray Rice, RG3, Rich Eisen, Roddy White, Ryan Mathews, Ryan Tannehill, Sam Bradford, Sebastian Janikowski, Torrey Smith, Trent Richardson
Fantasy football stopped being fun for a lot of us in Week 16. Though, I’ve long contended fantasy football isn’t fun. You’re gutted when your team loses, and you’re merely relived when your team wins.
By: Robert Karpeles As the last few weeks of the NFL season come to an end, it’s important to keep in mind that the most exciting football hasn’t even been played yet. Yes, the best is still to come and with good games come even better storylines. You know, the one’s about the Jets sneaking in at the last second, quarterback controversies in San Francisco and the health of the quarterback in our nations’ capital. We live for football. But we also live for the great stories that stay with us after the games have been played. Here our nine things we hope for nine teams with playoff potential: Jets – Make the playoffs. Please, these guys just have to […]
Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 | Amar Shah Tags: A Few Good Men, Adrian Peterson, Brady Quinn, Cam Newton, Jack Nicholson, Kirk Cousins, LaDainian Tomlinson, Pro Bowl, RG3, SNL, Super Man, Will Ferrell
Week 14 was super, but Week 15 is going to be superbad. Some great games that are possible playoff previews. Check out some of our treasure trove of content over the past week. Sunday: Meet Kirk Cousins: Redskins Quarterback and Cinephile - He rescued the Redskins on Sunday. Meet’s the NFL’s aspiring Roger Ebert. Monday: Madden Curse Watch – Megatron.3.5 inches of snow. Will Ferrell. Need we say more? LaDainian Tomlinson Top 21 Moments – LT was one of the best running backs ever. Check out our cool interactive page and see his 21 best runs. Week 14: Curse, Coincidence or Superstition – Revenge is a dish best served Cam Newton style. Expected, Unexpected – It’s Week 14. Napoleon Dynamite, the Jets […]
Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Robert Griffin III, A.J. Green, Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Anquan Boldin, Brandon Gibson, Bryce Brown, Cam Newton, Clay Harbor, Dallas Clark, David Wilson, Drew Brees, Eric Young, Jamaal Charles, Kyle Rudolph, Matt Ryan, Montell Owens, Nick Foles, RG3, Russell Wilson, Steven Hauschka, Tennessee Titans, Tony Romo
For the majority of the season, I have admonished fantasy enthusiasts for having too many good quarterbacks. Trade one! I often decried. They can’t score fantasy points for you from the bench.
The expression I search for right now is “hoist on my own petard.”
The Rewind: Mark Sanchez’s clipboard, royal baby names and 5 ways to enjoy the NFL playoffs (if your team stinks)
Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Calvin Johnson, connor barth, Jets, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, Kate Middleton, Madden Curse, Mark Sanchez, New England Patriots, Prince William, RG3, Russell Wilson, University of Alabama, University of Notre Dame
We hope your week 13 was better than the one Mark Sanchez had. We’ve got some fun reads for you and want to make sure you check them out. So here’s our clipboard of content: Sunday: Exclusive: Jets Quarterback Mark Sanchez’s clipboard – Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was lifted during Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Sanchez was caught furiously scribbling on his clipboard. What could he have possibly been writing? We got a sneak peek with our spy camera. Monday: Madden Curse Watch – Calvin Johnson erupts against the Colts, but Andrew Luck leads a fourth quarter charge. Madden Curse watch has all the drama captured on camera and on video. NFL Royalty – Photo gallery – In honor […]
Posted: Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 49ers, Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Barry Sanders, Charlie Batch, Charlie Sheen, Greg McElroy, Legatron, Mark Sanchez, Mickey Rourke, NFL, Rams, Robert Downey Jr., Russell Wilson, Tie
It’s week 13 and the playoff picture is becoming clearer, as the Falcons, Patriots, Texans, and Broncos all clinched a playoff appearance. What isn’t becoming clearer is the quarterback situation in New York. Or how in the world Adrian Peterson healed from his ACL surgery so quickly and continues to ravage opposing defenses. I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s get to the Unexpected (and expected) from week 13.
Can Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson be trusted in light of his injury revelation?