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Vikings' Peterson unlikely to play in preseason

Based on his training camp comments, it appears Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will go without a preseason carry for the fourth consecutive season.

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Peterson still Top-5 fantasy draft pick

Adrian Peterson is still regarded as one of the top overall fantasy players in 2015 (3.5 average draft position). If he shows fresh legs, he may be worthy of the top overall pick. Fantasy X factors

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Peterson No Longer Tops Fantasy Charts

Age and a large workload could finally slow Adrian Peterson down a little bit. Even still, backup Jerick McKinnon won't be taking any of AP's carries near the goal line. Running back tiers (Insider)

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Big uptick for Vikings' Bridgewater?

Eric Karabell's fantasy QB rankings note Minnesota's Teddy Bridgewater finished his rookie season strong. Adrian Peterson's return should help him this year, too. Quarterback tiers (Insider)

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Could the Vikings win it all?

If Teddy Bridgewater progresses in his second year, Adrian Peterson returns to form and Mike Wallace is an upgrade at WR, Minnesota could be a surprise contender next season. Super Bowl sleepers (Insider)

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Teddy Bridgewater bulks up for season

The Vikings QB entered training camp Wednesday at 215 pounds: "I'm trying to make sure that I'm building myself up to withstand some hits that I'm going to take throughout the year and withstand the long season that's ahead of us."


NFL Nation Buzz: Minnesota Vikings

Ben Goessling reports on the workload the Vikings have placed on their rookies, including linebacker Eric Kendricks.

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Peterson felt rusty in first workout

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson told NFL Network's Marshall Faulk he lacked explosiveness at the start of his first team practice since last September, but later "got back into a groove." NFL rumors roundup

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Vikings president: Never been more optimistic

Minnesota Vikings team president Mark Wilf said on Tuesday he's never been more optimistic about the team in the 10 years since his family purchased it.

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Heavy workload for Peterson?

Even with Matt Asiata and Jerrick McKinnon around, Mike Zimmer plans to give Adrian Peterson "as much (work) as he can take" this season. That should be good news for fantasy owners. NFL rumors roundup

Mike Zimmer: Peterson to get most reps

The Vikings coach plans to give RB Adrian Peterson the heavy workload: "As much as he can take, and as much as he can handle in all the things that we're doing. Obviously, we're going to have to spell him at times like you do a lot of guys. But we get down on the goal line, and we're probably not pulling him out, you know?" (via USA Today Sports)


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