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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

After Making ‘Mistake,’ Vikings Bench Adrian Peterson

“We made a mistake and we need to get this right,” Zygi Wilf said.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Reverse: Adrian Peterson Banned From Team

Adrian Peterson has been placed on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Governor Calls Vikings’ Peterson An ‘Embarrassment’

Mark Dayton is pressuring the Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Chiefs running back Knile Davis. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Harris: NFL Injuries, Troubles Lead To Waiver Wire Hunting

Some names to chase: Knile Davis, Danny Woodhead, Khiry Robinson and Kirk Cousins.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Vikings Reinstate Adrian Peterson After Abuse Charge

Peterson will play Sunday against the Saints, the Vikings said.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2014

Adrian Peterson's mug shot (Montgomery County Sheriff)

Vikings’ Peterson Booked And Released From Texas Jail

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.

09/13/2014

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Indicted On Child-Abuse Charge

 HOUSTON (CBS/AP) — Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for […]

09/12/2014

Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.

08/13/2014

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5 Must Have Offensive Players To Use When Playing Your 1st Game Of Madden’15

5 Must Have Offensive Players To Use When Playing Your 1st Game Of Madden’15

08/02/2014

Matt Forte. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Bears’ Forte ‘Mad’ About Being Voted NFL’s 91st-Best Player

An NFL.com survey of fellow players has eight running backs rated higher than Matt Forte — much to his chagrin.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

Sharrif Floyd  of the Minnesota Vikings forces the fumble of Josh McCown  for a Vikings recovery  (Credit: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears Earn A Loss In Minnesota

If there’s such a thing as earning a loss, the Bears did just that.

12/01/2013

Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions

Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Probable For Sunday’s Game Against Bears

Peterson, second in the league with 997 yards rushing, has been limited for three weeks with a groin injury and was held out of practice Wednesday and Thursday.

11/29/2013

Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions

Baker’s Dozen: Pro Athletes Need To Step Up Off The Field, Too

Two months ago my wife said six words to me that changed my life forever. “You’re going to be a Daddy.”

CBS 2–10/18/2013

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Andy King/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson’s Son Has Died

The 2-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has died after being beaten by his mother’s boyfriend.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Report: Adrian Peterson’s Son Allegedly Beaten By Mother’s Boyfriend

A son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is in critical condition after allegedly being beaten by a man his mother was dating.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Julius Peppers.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Peppers ‘Was Not Healthy’ Against Vikings

If you’re wondering why Julius Peppers looked a little slow in Sunday’s 31-30 win over the Vikings, it’s because he was.

670 The Score–09/16/2013

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears passes against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on September 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears 31, Vikings 30

Just like they planned it, right? It seems fitting that such an odd, back-and-forth, punch-counter punch, roller coaster ride of a game went down to the wire and was decided by one point.

670 The Score–09/15/2013

Martellus Bennett #83 of the Chicago Bears catches the game winning touchdown as Chris Cook #20 of the Minnesota Vikings tries to defend him on September 15, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings 31-30. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cutler, Bennett Lead Bears Over Vikings 31-30

Jay Cutler threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds left to lead the Chicago Bears to a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

09/15/2013

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears Vs. Vikings

It’s almost always the same defensive key against the Vikings twice a season. Adrian Peterson is the reason. He’s one blown gap assignment, one missed tackle, and one sharp cut in space away from the end zone on every handoff.

670 The Score–09/13/2013

Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Minnesota Vikings

Unfortunately for the Vikings, their pedestrian passing attack can’t keep defenses honest.

670 The Score–09/11/2013

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