Posts Tagged ‘Adrian Peterson’
Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 | Adam Rank Tags: The Real World, Adrian Peterson, Buddy Nix, Carson Palmer, Drew Stanton, James Harrison, Jay Cutler, Larry Fitzgerald, MTV, Ray Lewis, Real world, Russell Wilson, Terence Newman, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Zoltan Mesko
“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.
Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2013 | Adam Rank Tags: RG3, Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Bo Jackson, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Dr. James Andrews, Indianapolis Colts, Philip Rivers, RG3, Robert Griffin III, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins
Let the wild speculation begin: Robert Griffin III is ahead of schedule. Blow up your draft boards
Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 | NFL.com Staff Tags: This or That, Adrian Peterson, Arian Foster
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.
Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 | NFL.com staff Tags: Adrian Peterson, Donovan McNabb, Eli Manning, Kelly Slater, Peyton Manning, Roddy White, Wes Welker
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 […]
Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Adrian Peterson, challenge flag, Chuck Pagaon, ChuckStrong, Eric Dickerson, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jordy Nelson, Kansas City Chiefs, Mike McCarthy, Monkeys riding dogs, New York Giants, playoffs, Tennessee Titans
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.
Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Adrian Peterson, Doug Martin, Fantasy, nfl-ballooza, RG3, Shonn Greene
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 […]
Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 | NFL.com staff Tags: Adrian Peterson, Aldon Smith, best NFL draft picks, Eric Dickerson, J.J. Watt, NFL, The Rewind
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.
Posted: Friday, December 28th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Adrian Peterson, cardboard bio, Eric Dickerson, football card, Los Angeles Rams, Raiders, Vikings
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, […]
Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 12 days, Adrian Peterson, Christmas, dameshek, LaDainian Tomlinson, 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!
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.