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AP Source: Peterson, Goodell Meet About Reinstatement

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson met Tuesday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his reinstatement, eight days before the expected expiration of the suspension that was invoked last season under the personal conduct policy.

04/07/2015

The Raiders signed free agent cornerback James Dockery, a three-year member of the Carolina Panthers, on Friday. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Raiders Sign Free Agent QB Ponder, Former Panther CB Dockery

The Oakland Raiders signed free agent cornerback James Dockery on Friday.

03/13/2015

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper pleads not guilty to charges of allegedly drugging and raping a pair of women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub, in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom Feb. 20, 2014 in Los Angeles. (credit: Bob Chamberlin-Pool/Getty Images)

Attorneys Say They Are Ready For Hearing In Sharper’s Alleged Rape Case

Lawyers say they are ready for a preliminary hearing next week for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women in Los Angeles County.

03/11/2015

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Packers Look To Change Recent Playoff Trend

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.

01/07/2015

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

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.

12/30/2014

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What The Ben Tate Signing Can Do For The Steelers

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.

12/30/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

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.

12/29/2014

Defense attorney Rusty Hardin, (L) and NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the of the Minnesota Vikings address the media after Peterson plead 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. Peterson's plea to the Class A misdemeanor comes with two years of deferred adjudication. Peterson also received a $4,000 fine and 80 hours of required community service. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Vikings’ Peterson Avoids Jail Time In Plea Agreement

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment.

11/04/2014

Robert Blanton #36 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to take down Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers in the first half at Lambeau Field on October 2, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Packers defeat Vikings 42-10. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Vikings Vs. Packers Thursday Night Roundup

It was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings 42-10 last night in Green Bay. The Packers moved to 3-2, while Minnesota is 2-3, struggling on offense without Teddy Bridgewater, who was inactive with a sprained ankle.

10/03/2014

The Packers' Julius Peppers returns an interception 49 yards for a second-quarter touchdown during Green Bay's 42-10 win over the Vikings on Thursday night in Green Bay, Wis. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers Use Fast Start To Down Vikings, 42-10

Julius Peppers returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown, Aaron Rodgers threw for three scores, and the Green Bay Packers routed the Minnesota Vikings 42-10 on Thursday night.

10/02/2014

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers passes against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on September 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Packers defeated the Bears 38-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Jordy Nelson, Matt Asiata And Aaron Rodgers

These two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.

10/02/2014

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CBS Sports Steve Beuerlein talks Vikings vs. Packers on Thursday Night Football

The Minnesota Vikings are set to take on the Green Bay Packers on “Thursday Night Football,” and these are both two teams that are starting to turn their season around. Former NFL quarterback Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports took a few moments to speak about the NFC North contest this Thursday.

10/01/2014

Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Minnesota Vikings scrambles with the ball during the first quarter of the game against the Atlanta Falcons on September 28, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Minnesota Vikings Vs. Green Bay Packers

Will this contest between NFC North rivals be the first competitive Thursday night game of the season?

10/01/2014

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Vikings Place Adrian Peterson On Exempt List

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges.

09/16/2014

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NFL Star Peterson’s Child Abuse Charges Shed Light On Discipline Debate

While the Minnesota Vikings reinstated six-time Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson to their roster, a TV station in Houston revealed a second case in which suggests the former MVP is being investigated for reportedly hurting his son while disciplining him.

09/15/2014

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