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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

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

Silverman: Vikings Should Have Pondered A QB Switch

This is good news for the Bears, who host the Vikings on Sunday.

670 The Score–09/10/2013

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

Durkin’s Football 101: Zone & Man Blocking Schemes

Today’s playbook topic focuses on zone and man blocking schemes, two different approaches to achieve a common goal of sealing off defenders to create running lanes.

670 The Score–08/29/2013

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 1: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks scores as he out runs Asante Samuel #22 of the Philadelphia Eagles at CenturyLink Field December 1, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jay Drowns/Getty Images)

Marshawn Lynch Running Toward Seahawks History

Ever since high school, Marshawn Lynch has been compared to another running back. Lynch has been covered by the glory of someone else, will this be the year that he ultimately radiates his dominance on the gridiron?

08/27/2013

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Fantasy Vs. Reality: NFL Player Impact Doesn’t Always Line Up

Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”

08/26/2013

Alfred Morris.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Harris: How To Handle Your Late First Round Pick

If you draft at the end of the first round, no doubt you have lost sleep thinking about which direction you will go.

08/21/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Should Be The No. 1 Pick In Fantasy Drafts? Arian Foster Vs. Adrian Peterson

Which player should come off the fantasy boards first overall? Our Sports Verdict team debates!

08/08/2013

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

Adrian Peterson On HGH Use In NFL: ‘Yeah, It’s Being Used’

Embracing the challenge has always been a part of Adrian Peterson’s persona. Bring it on, the star running back has often said with a smile.

670 The Score–07/26/2013

Derrick Rose. (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Rose Missing This Year Is OK

Nobody wins if a rushed rehabilitation brings complications and unforeseen risks – not the franchise, not Rose, not even all-powerful Adidas and the glitzy commercial serial they are filming along the way.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2013

Robert Griffin III (Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NFC All-Pro Selections – Offense

The NFC’s all-pro offense features Packers QB Aaron Rodgers handing the ball to AP and tossing it to Megatron. Who else?

01/13/2013

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Around The NFL: Gregg Williams Out, All Day Wants To Play Special Teams

The Bountygate scandal just will never, ever go away. Oh, and Adrian Peterson may think that the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff is full of the dumbest people alive, if he truly believes they’d ever grant his latest request.

01/10/2013

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

Vikings RB Peterson Finishes 9 Yards Shy Of Record

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson’s remarkable comeback season now has a magic number to punctuate it. Peterson became the seventh player to rush for 2,000 yards in a season, plowing through the Green Bay Packers […]

CBS Chicago–12/30/2012

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

Peterson, Vikings Bounce Bears From Playoff Picture

Adrian Peterson came within 9 yards of Eric Dickerson’s rushing record on Sunday, finishing with 199 yards and powering the Minnesota Vikings into the playoffs, 37-34 over Green Bay.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2012

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

Packers’ Defense Keen On Denying Peterson’s Quest For History

If Vikings running back Adrian Peterson thought he’d easily tip toe into the history books this Sunday against the Packers, he clearly hasn’t spoken with Clay Matthews.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2012

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