101 Facts About Adrian Peterson

1. Adrian Peterson played in just one game in 2014, but will start on opening day for the Vikings.

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2. At this point, Adrian Peterson has proven his critics wrong on a number of occasions.

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3. Adrian Peterson ended the 2018 season in eighth place on the NFL's all-time rushing list.

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4. Adrian Peterson plans on playing in 2019, and, he hopes, beyond.

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5. Adrian Peterson would provide a level of insurance, though, should Guice struggle early on with any lingering effects from his knee injury.

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6. Adrian Peterson started Week 1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, although his status was listed as questionable.

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7. Adrian Peterson was ranked fourth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014.

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8. Adrian Peterson was ranked as the best player in the NFL amongst his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013.

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9. Adrian Peterson was ranked eighth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2012.

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10. Adrian Peterson finished the 2018 season eighth in the NFL in all-time rushing yards, fourth all-time in rushing yards per game (89.4), and tied for first all-time in most games rushing for 200 or more yards.

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11. Adrian Peterson went on to pass Barry Sanders for the most 50-plus yard rushing touchdowns in NFL history.

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12. Adrian Peterson was ordered to undergo 80 hours of community service.

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13. Adrian Peterson described the implement as a "switch", a form of punishment that was used on Peterson in his own childhood.

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14. Adrian Peterson was deactivated for one game by the Vikings.

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15. Adrian Peterson spoke of his faith in relation to his injuries, "This is a blessing in disguise.

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16. Adrian Peterson became one of five NFL players in history aged 33 or older to rush for 1,000 yards in a season.

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17. Adrian Peterson was sidelined for Weeks 13 and 14 due to a neck injury, and was placed on injured reserve on December 15, 2017.

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18. Adrian Peterson had six carries for 22 yards against the Colts.

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19. Adrian Peterson was placed on injured reserve on September 23, 2016.

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20. Adrian Peterson was ranked as the best running back and the fifth best player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016 players' list.

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21. Adrian Peterson was named as a First-Team All-Pro for the fourth time and was chosen for his seventh career Pro Bowl.

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22. Adrian Peterson finished with a league-high 327 carries for 1,485 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns.

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23. Adrian Peterson was named to his sixth career Pro Bowl as a result of his successful season.

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24. Adrian Peterson was named to his fifth career Pro Bowl and was named as a First Team All-Pro for the third time.

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25. Adrian Peterson passed Robert Smith to become the number one Vikings rusher of all time.

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26. Adrian Peterson rushed for 84 yards and two touchdowns in his first game in eight months after his ACL and MCL tear.

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27. Adrian Peterson was placed onto injured reserve due to a torn ACL and MCL on December 26, 2011.

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28. Adrian Peterson was the starting running back for the NFC team.

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29. Adrian Peterson became the fourth running back to lead the league in yards per game in his first two seasons along with Jim Brown, Earl Campbell, and Eric Dickerson.

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30. Adrian Peterson averaged 6.4 yards per carry and had three receptions.

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31. Adrian Peterson finished with 103 yards on 19 carries along with a touchdown.

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32. Adrian Peterson was the first rookie since Marshall Faulk in 1994 to win the Pro Bowl MVP award.

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33. Adrian Peterson set an NFL rookie record with 361 all-purpose yards in a single game.

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34. Adrian Peterson was unable to return for the rest of the Sooners' regular season and missed seven games.

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35. Adrian Peterson injured his ankle in the first Big 12 Conference game of the season against Kansas State.

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36. Adrian Peterson started off the season with 63 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown in a loss to TCU.

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37. Adrian Peterson posted a wind-assisted time of 10.33 seconds in the 100 meters at the 2003 UIL State Track Meet, where he earned a second-place finish behind Ivory Williams, who won the 2004 World Junior Championship over the same distance.

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38. Adrian Peterson was the star of his youth football teams coached by Rick Nally.

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39. Adrian Peterson was born in Palestine, Texas to Bonita Brown and Nelson Peterson, who were star athletes in college.

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40. Adrian Peterson ranked first on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013 list.

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41. Adrian Peterson was then awarded the MVP award for his performance in the Pro Bowl and became only the fifth player in NFL history to have more than 3,000 yards through his first two seasons.

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42. Adrian Peterson played college football at Oklahoma and was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings seventh overall in the 2007 NFL Draft.

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43. Adrian Peterson has better Aladdin parties and more camels than CC ever will.

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44. Adrian Peterson is becoming a sad shadow of a once great player.

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45. Adrian Peterson is playing for the league minimum cause he still wants to play.

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46. Adrian Peterson might not like what Carter is saying, but most of it is the truth.

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47. Adrian Peterson heard Carter make similar comments on FS1 and was not happy about it.

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48. Adrian Peterson idolized Eric Dickerson and wanted to wear his number, 29.

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49. Adrian Peterson is currently the running back for the Minestoa Vikings in the NFL.

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50. Adrian Peterson was suspended with the NFL after getting indicted for kid mistreatment on his child Tyrese in 2014.

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51. In the 2013 season, Adrian Peterson became the third fastest player to reach 10,000 yards rushing in NFL history.

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52. Adrian Peterson has been compared to legendary players like Eric Dickerson, OJ.

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53. Adrian Peterson learned only two months earlier that he was the boy's father.

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54. Adrian Peterson is pictured on the Vikings' tickets for Sunday's game as well as the tickets for his alma mater Oklahoma's home game against Tennessee on Saturday.

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55. Adrian Peterson was released after the 2017 season and remained unsigned until shortly before the beginning of the 2018 season, when he joined the Washington Redskins for the league minimum salary.

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56. Adrian Peterson played just four games with the Saints—totaling 81 yards on 27 rushes—before he was traded to the Arizona Cardinals.

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57. Adrian Peterson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the seventh overall pick of the 2007 NFL draft.

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58. Adrian Peterson was considered one of the top high-school prospects in the United States.

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59. Adrian Peterson has a foundation, the All Day Foundation that works with you and focuses on giving back to society.

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60. Adrian Peterson has worked in Africa the offseason, helping disadvantaged children as well as adults with hearing problems.

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61. Adrian Peterson is married to Ashley, and they have two children together.

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62. Adrian Peterson was prosecuted for beating his four-year-old son with a switch.

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63. Adrian Peterson has had tragic events occur in his life.

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64. Over the course of his career, Adrian Peterson became the third Vikings player to earn NFL honors.

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65. Adrian Peterson applied to enter the NFL Draft in 2007 and by that time some commentators were naming him as one of the top three draft picks.

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66. Adrian Peterson continued with track and field, showing great potential as a sprinter.

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67. Adrian Peterson was born on the 21 March 1985 in Palestine, Texas.

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68. Adrian Peterson had an older brother Brian who was killed by a drunk driver when he was nine years old.

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69. Adrian Peterson won the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and MVP Award for his play in the Pro Bowl, became the fifth fastest player with 5,000 yard in 2010 and the sixth fastest player with 8,000 yards.

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70. Adrian Peterson pled no contest and was suspended for the duration of the 2014 NFL season.

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71. Adrian Lewis Adrian Peterson is an NFL running back who has spent his entire professional career with the Minnesota Vikings (2007-present).

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72. Adrian Peterson was indicted on September 11, 2014, by a Montgomery County, Texas, grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child that occurred on May 18, 2014.

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73. Adrian Peterson released his autobiography Don't Dis My Abilities in 2013.

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74. Adrian Peterson returned to Georgia Southern, his alma mater, as director of student-athlete development for the Georgia Southern football program, as announced October 23, 2018, by head coach Chad Lunsford.

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75. Adrian Peterson was drafted by the Virginia Destroyers in the third round of the 2011 UFL Draft.

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76. Adrian Peterson had his second 100-yard rushing game on December 23, 2007 against the Green Bay Packers.

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77. With this news, Adrian Peterson moved to first string, with rookie Garrett Wolfe moved to second string.

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78. Adrian Peterson was the team's second leading rusher during the season, and even went on to score a touchdown during the NFC Divisional game against the Carolina Panthers.

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79. Adrian Peterson finished among the top three vote-getters for the Walter Payton Award in all four of his college football seasons.

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80. Adrian Peterson was indicted in September 2014 by a Montgomery County grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child that occurred in May 2014, and was suspended for most of the 2014 season as a result.

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81. Adrian Lewis Adrian Peterson is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League.

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82. Adrian Peterson was chosen by the Vikings with the seventh overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft.

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83. Adrian Peterson stands 1.85 m tall and his weight is 100 Kg.

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84. Adrian Peterson was listed as a limited participant on Monday's estimated injury report, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

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85. Adrian Peterson said that he still uses a belt to discipline his son, despite having been suspended by the NFL after he was charged with child abuse.

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86. Adrian Peterson is as dumb as Yung Joc, no lack of a condom is worth millions of dollars, idiot.

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87. Adrian Peterson was suspended by the NFL after being indicted for child abuse on his son Tyrese in 2014.

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88. Adrian Peterson has played at the Vikings since joining the NFL in 2006.

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89. Adrian Peterson is a devout Christian, speaking about his faith he said:.

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90. Adrian Peterson has been informed that he was indicted by a grand jury in Montgomery County, Texas for Injury to a Child.

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91. Adrian Peterson has been indicted on child abuse charges in Texas, according to numerous reports.

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92. Adrian Peterson went on to spend the next three seasons playing in the UFL for the Virginia Destroyers.

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93. Adrian Peterson set the NCAA freshman rushing record with 1, 925 yards as a true freshman during the 2004 season.

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94. Adrian Peterson was named 2007 NFL Offensive Rookie of the year, finishing with 1,341 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns.

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95. Adrian Peterson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the 7th overall pick in the 2007 NFL draft.

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96. Adrian Peterson was born on March 21, 1985 in Palestine, Texas.

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97. Adrian Peterson rushed for 2,960 yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior running back, winning National Player of the Year honors from numerous outlets, and committed to play at the University of Oklahoma.

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98. Adrian Lewis Adrian Peterson was born on March 21, 1985, in Palestine, Texas.

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99. Adrian Peterson was responsible for 99 of his team's 130 rushing yards that day.

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100. Adrian Peterson started the season strong with 166 yards from scrimmage in a win at Arizona.

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101. Adrian Peterson stands 1 yard shy of 13,000 for his career and needs just 261 yards to move past Eric Dickerson for eighth all time.

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