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.
Unfortunately for the Vikings, their pedestrian passing attack can’t keep defenses honest.
This is good news for the Bears, who host the Vikings on Sunday.
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.
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?
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?”
If you draft at the end of the first round, no doubt you have lost sleep thinking about which direction you will go.
Which player should come off the fantasy boards first overall? Our Sports Verdict team debates!
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.
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.
The NFC’s all-pro offense features Packers QB Aaron Rodgers handing the ball to AP and tossing it to Megatron. Who else?
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
During the Bears’ loss to the Vikings last Sunday, quarterback Jay Cutler was mic’d up, and the result was pretty entertaining.
Peyton Manning’s performance has placed him right in the middle of the conversation for NFL Most Valuable Player Award honors.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Vikings to a win over the Bears.
Brian Urlacher knew it was coming, but there was still some hope the league would give him some leniency.
A 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty wasn’t Jay Cutler’s only punishment for flipping the ball at a Vikings defender after the quarterback picked up a first down.