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Is It Time to Cut the Cord on the Christian Ponder Experiment?

Is It Time to Cut the Cord on the Christian Ponder Experiment?

In Week 3, it was the Cleveland Browns third-string quarterback Brian Hoyer who was the hero who broke the team’s losing streak. For the Minnesota Vikings, they snapped theirs on Sunday with backup quarterback Matt Cassel at the helm, leading his team to a much-needed win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-27, and dodging the dreaded

What We Learned from Adrian Peterson’s AMA on Reddit

We all know how football players love their social media whether it’s Twitter for communicating with fans, friends, teammates and family members or Facebook to write long pieces and share photos, there’s a lot of communicating going on these days. Sometimes too much. On Tuesday, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson utilized a different forum,

Can RG3 Perform an Adrian Peterson Miracle in Return from ACL Surgery?

Last Monday as his team was enjoying its last few days off before training camp, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III received his desired medical clearance to practice with the team at training camp. This came around six months after the player had torn two right knee ligaments (ACL and LCL) and underwent surgery back on

Ranking the Top Ten Fantasy Football Running Backs of 2013

While having a top quarterback is important to any fantasy team, running backs also dominate the conversation. Last season, it was good to own a rookie or two as some had great first seasons. As we look ahead to 2013, some of these players will make the list of top fantasy running backs with hopes

Gregg Wiliams Reinstated, Adrian Peterson Undergoes Hernia Surgery

After New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton’s reinstatement, it was only a matter of time before former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams would receive his pass to freedom. On Thursday, the NFL stopped Williams’ indefinite suspension and subsequently approved his one-year contract with the Tennessee Titans as a senior assistant coach for defense. Williams has

NFL Awards Night: Peterson, Manning, Watt and Arians Get Winning Nods

On Saturday night, the top NFL awards were handed out and the winners weren’t too surprising. The rookie awards came out first with  Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III taking the offensive kudos while Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was the defensive rookie winner. After lobbying for the award all season, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson

Peterson Believes He’s the MVP, Akers Not in A Slump

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had an amazing season and now he’d like to officially be recognized for it. Next week the league’s MVP award will be handed out and Peterson believes it will go to him. On Saturday, he said via the Denver Post, “I’m going to win it. I will get it.”

Vikings to the Playoffs, 49ers Clinch NFC West

With a playoff berth on the line and a record for its running back Adrian Peterson, one of two goals was accomplished by the Minnesota Vikings (10-6) on Sunday. A 37-34 win against the Green Bay Packers and a trip to the playoffs. Check. Get 208 rushing yards for Peterson so he could set the

Bucs Rookie RB Has Good Game, Ponder Continues to Struggle

In Thursday night’s 36-17 win over the Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Doug Martin had a breakout game. He rushed for 214 total yards and two touchdowns; in the first half he rushed for 135 yards. This enabled the Bucs to take a 13-0 lead in the first 30 minutes of the game.