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RB Adrian Peterson - Minnesota Vikings

6-0, 220Born: 3-21-1985College: OklahomaDrafted: Round 1, pick 7

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General News (Wed Jan 28): was directed by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to meet with a league-assigned psychiatrist following Peterson's suspension. The National Football League Players Association is now crying foul on the commissioner's mandated counseling, arguing that Goodell did not have the power to enforce such a stipulation. The NFLPA said the terms of Peterson's suspension violate the limits of Goodell's power under the collective bargaining agreement.

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Vikings | Adrian Peterson visit goes well (Thu Mar 5, 12:48 PM) - Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's meeting with head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman Wednesday, March 4, went well after the parties spent more than four hours at Peterson's home. 'We had a great dialogue and they were able to understand where I was coming from and concerns my family and I still have. We respect each other and hopefully the situation can pan out so that everyone involved is content,' Peterson said.

Our View: This is a good sign for the Vikings. Nobody knows where Peterson is going to end up in 2015. There's a chance that he stays with Minnesota if they can patch things up.
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Vikings | Adrian Peterson to meet with Vikings (Tue Mar 3, 11:40 PM) - Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is scheduled to meet with Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer Wednesday, March 5, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

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Vikings | Adrian Peterson talking to Vikes (Mon Mar 2, 12:46 PM) - Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, who was put back on the commissioner's exempt list last week, has had 'open dialogue' with the team, according to general manager Rick Spielman. Spielman continues to say that the Vikings want Peterson to return in 2015. However, Peterson has been 'uneasy' about returning.

Our View: The future for Peterson is unclear right now. The Vikings can cut Peterson or talk to him about restructuring his contract at any time since he's back on the exempt list.
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Vikings | Jerome Felton would return (Sat Feb 28, 03:12 AM) - Free-agent FB Jerome Felton (Vikings) has not ruled out a reunion with the Minnesota Vikings in 2015 if RB Adrian Peterson returns to the club.

Our View: Felton blasted open holes for Peterson during his 2,000-yard season. He's the best fullback on the open market, and Felton should draw interest from teams like the Broncos who need a fullback.
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Cardinals | Adrian Peterson to land in Arizona? (Fri Feb 27, 02:35 PM) - Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson could be a trade option for the Arizona Cardinals with QB Carson Palmer and WR Larry Fitzgerald nearing the end of their careers in the desert. The Cardinals are built to win now, and The Arizona Republic's Kent Somers said he wouldn't be surprised if general manager Steve Keim and head coach Bruce Arians elect to pursue Peterson.

Our View: It would be an interesting fit, but it sounds like a pipe dream at this moment. If Peterson is added to Arizona's roster, it would crush the fantasy value of Andre Ellington. The Cardinals could use Ellington as a feature back again this year. If healthy, he has the ability to put up good numbers--he just needs a good complementary back behind him.
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