The Minnesota Vikings running back gives a first-hand account of his recovery from back surgery, his offseason workouts with Adrian Peterson and getting himself mentally and physically “Ready To Play” in the NFL.
Peterson will get $20 million in guaranteed money.
Teddy Bridgewater had a promising rookie campaign and is primed to break out in 2015, writes Greg Gabriel.
Peterson says he’ll report to voluntary practice Tuesday and appears to be putting his contractual concerns on the backburner.
Peterson has skipped Minnesota’s recent offseason workouts.
Peterson’s future with the Vikings remains unclear.
Peterson’s been suspended at least through April 15.
The team doesn’t plan to release Peterson.
Peterson has been indefinitely suspended by the NFL for his involvement in a child abuse case.
Peterson will cost Minnesota about $15 million on the salary cap in 2015.
The Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.
As fans, let’s work to gain more perspective.
The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
On Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le’Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.
The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
Trestman expects to be back next season. Forte sets NFL receiving record.
The Vikings held the Bears out of the end zone for the first time since 2012.
Teddy Bridgewater threw the go-ahead 44-yard touchdown pass to Adam Thielen in the third quarter.
Here’s the full list of inactives for Sunday’s Bears-Vikings game.