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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

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So, he wants guaranteed money. He already HAS his guaranteed money! The rest is incentives.

The reason he got a contract that pays so much, is for production on the field, going forward. Just do it and the money is yours. How tough is that to accept?

His $86,000,000 contract is higher than the next two highest combined. If he holds up his end, they will hold up theirs.

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

The Cowboys let DeMarco Murray walk after a career year.

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

The Cowboys let DeMarco Murray walk after a career year.

And what does that have to do with Peterson's situation last year?

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

The Cowboys let DeMarco Murray walk after a career year.

And what does that have to do with Peterson's situation last year?

It sounds like you are saying the Cowboys would give him a new big guaranteed contract, like he wants. They would not.

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

The Cowboys let DeMarco Murray walk after a career year.

And what does that have to do with Peterson's situation last year?

It sounds like you are saying the Cowboys would give him a new big guaranteed contract, like he wants. They would not.

That wasn't the issue last season. That's the issue that he wants resolved after not being traded and being stuck with a team that didn't back him at all last season.

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

The Cowboys let DeMarco Murray walk after a career year.

And what does that have to do with Peterson's situation last year?

It sounds like you are saying the Cowboys would give him a new big guaranteed contract, like he wants. They would not.

That wasn't the issue last season. That's the issue that he wants resolved after not being traded and being stuck with a team that didn't back him at all last season.

The bolded is a load of BS.

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

The Cowboys let DeMarco Murray walk after a career year.

And what does that have to do with Peterson's situation last year?

It sounds like you are saying the Cowboys would give him a new big guaranteed contract, like he wants. They would not.

That wasn't the issue last season. That's the issue that he wants resolved after not being traded and being stuck with a team that didn't back him at all last season.

The bolded is a load of BS.

He clearly feels differently.

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

The Cowboys let DeMarco Murray walk after a career year.

And what does that have to do with Peterson's situation last year?

It sounds like you are saying the Cowboys would give him a new big guaranteed contract, like he wants. They would not.

That wasn't the issue last season. That's the issue that he wants resolved after not being traded and being stuck with a team that didn't back him at all last season.

The bolded is a load of BS.

He His agent clearly feels differently.

Fixed that for ya.

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I don't understand why people are getting so upset over him wanting guaranteed money. There are tons of athletes that tweet and express themselves as wanting a different contract. He's accepted that the Vikings aren't trading him, so if he's going to play for a team that he feels did a disservice to him last season, he wants to make sure he's not on a 1-year contract. You might not agree with how he disciplined his child, but that ship sailed long ago.

Well he shouldn't because all 32 teams would have done the same thing. Lets not forget that 32 teams treated La'el Collins like he had the plague while he was being investigated for murder.

I highly doubt all 32 teams would have done the same thing. I know the Cowboys wouldn't have, one of the reasons why he was so enamored with playing there.

The Cowboys let DeMarco Murray walk after a career year.

And what does that have to do with Peterson's situation last year?

It sounds like you are saying the Cowboys would give him a new big guaranteed contract, like he wants. They would not.

That wasn't the issue last season. That's the issue that he wants resolved after not being traded and being stuck with a team that didn't back him at all last season.

So, IT IS a problem that can be solved with a big new guaranteed contract, eh?

He's got 3 years and $43 mil left. How about we rip up that contract and offer 10 years fully guaranteed at Frank Gore's average instead?

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Here's a simple question... What has he done to warrant a new contract?

Amen.

All these guys that think the leageue owes them long, guaranteed contracts are bewildering to me. If you believe you are one of the best players at your position in the league you should be champing at the bit to reach the open market. Makes me wonder if guys like Peterson/Weddle are having doubts about their ability to hold up physically if they are this bent out of shape about having to go out on the field and earn their huge salaries. These guys aren't being underpaid by any measure.

Makes me want to root for the AJ Green's in the league that realize if they just go out and perform like a top player they will get handsomely compensated. The money will be there when you are one of the best.

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Here's a simple question... What has he done to warrant a new contract?

Lots of people seem to be ignoring the fact that a new contract could be beneficial to both sides. But the Vikings seem to be hell-bent on paying Peterson his full salary this year, which really makes no sense. This could have been a perfect opportunity for the Vikings to use their leverage to restructure the deal in their favor, yet they would rather pay Peterson out of spite.

The Vikings and their supporters should be asking themselves: "What would Bill Belichick do?" Do you think Belichick would give Peterson $13 million dollars at age 30? Hell no. He'd either cut Peterson, trade Peterson, or force Peterson to restructure his contract. The fact that the Vikings aren't even attempting to do any of those things is proof that the Vikings are once again behaving like the perennial bottomfeeders that they are.

If Peterson gets injured and/or the Vikings have another losing season, then this entire gamble will have been a total failure.

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Here's a simple question... What has he done to warrant a new contract?

Lots of people seem to be ignoring the fact that a new contract could be beneficial to both sides. But the Vikings seem to be hell-bent on paying Peterson his full salary this year, which really makes no sense. This could have been a perfect opportunity for the Vikings to use their leverage to restructure the deal in their favor, yet they would rather pay Peterson out of spite.

The Vikings and their supporters should be asking themselves: "What would Bill Belichick do?" Do you think Belichick would give Peterson $13 million dollars at age 30? Hell no. He'd either cut Peterson, trade Peterson, or force Peterson to restructure his contract. The fact that the Vikings aren't even attempting to do any of those things is proof that the Vikings are once again behaving like the perennial bottomfeeders that they are.

If Peterson gets injured and/or the Vikings have another losing season, then this entire gamble will have been a total failure.

I think it makes perfect sense if the Vikings feel they are fine on cap space for this season and are willing to see how it plays out rather than trying to escalate the situation by asking him to take a pay cut. If he plays like the old AP they're happy. If he's not worth the money in 2015, they cut him or negotiate down for 2016. Seems logical to me.

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Here's a simple question... What has he done to warrant a new contract?

Lots of people seem to be ignoring the fact that a new contract could be beneficial to both sides. But the Vikings seem to be hell-bent on paying Peterson his full salary this year, which really makes no sense. This could have been a perfect opportunity for the Vikings to use their leverage to restructure the deal in their favor, yet they would rather pay Peterson out of spite.

The Vikings and their supporters should be asking themselves: "What would Bill Belichick do?" Do you think Belichick would give Peterson $13 million dollars at age 30? Hell no. He'd either cut Peterson, trade Peterson, or force Peterson to restructure his contract. The fact that the Vikings aren't even attempting to do any of those things is proof that the Vikings are once again behaving like the perennial bottomfeeders that they are.

If Peterson gets injured and/or the Vikings have another losing season, then this entire gamble will have been a total failure.

Dude you are pretty fickle. First you are saying that the Vikings betrayed Peterson by putting him on the exemption list. Now you are saying they because they are not cutting, trading or forcing him to restructure they are behaving like bottom feeders. Wouldn't that be betraying Peterson's trust? Lots of teams like the Pack do not renegotiate contracts until the players are in their final year. Does that make them bottom feeders as well?

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Here's a simple question... What has he done to warrant a new contract?

Lots of people seem to be ignoring the fact that a new contract could be beneficial to both sides. But the Vikings seem to be hell-bent on paying Peterson his full salary this year, which really makes no sense. This could have been a perfect opportunity for the Vikings to use their leverage to restructure the deal in their favor, yet they would rather pay Peterson out of spite.

The Vikings and their supporters should be asking themselves: "What would Bill Belichick do?" Do you think Belichick would give Peterson $13 million dollars at age 30? Hell no. He'd either cut Peterson, trade Peterson, or force Peterson to restructure his contract. The fact that the Vikings aren't even attempting to do any of those things is proof that the Vikings are once again behaving like the perennial bottomfeeders that they are.

If Peterson gets injured and/or the Vikings have another losing season, then this entire gamble will have been a total failure.

In the running for most illogical post of the year. Well done.

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Here's a simple question... What has he done to warrant a new contract?

Lots of people seem to be ignoring the fact that a new contract could be beneficial to both sides. But the Vikings seem to be hell-bent on paying Peterson his full salary this year, which really makes no sense. This could have been a perfect opportunity for the Vikings to use their leverage to restructure the deal in their favor, yet they would rather pay Peterson out of spite.

The Vikings and their supporters should be asking themselves: "What would Bill Belichick do?" Do you think Belichick would give Peterson $13 million dollars at age 30? Hell no. He'd either cut Peterson, trade Peterson, or force Peterson to restructure his contract. The fact that the Vikings aren't even attempting to do any of those things is proof that the Vikings are once again behaving like the perennial bottomfeeders that they are.

If Peterson gets injured and/or the Vikings have another losing season, then this entire gamble will have been a total failure.

It keeps their cap clean though to just pay him the money. The Packers did this with Charles Woodson. Paid him huge salary his first few years. Of course there was a lot of trust there. If they don't need, and can't use, the cap space, it makes more sense to do what they are doing. Say they free up 5m this year, what can they do with it?

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Here's a simple question... What has he done to warrant a new contract?

Lots of people seem to be ignoring the fact that a new contract could be beneficial to both sides. But the Vikings seem to be hell-bent on paying Peterson his full salary this year, which really makes no sense. This could have been a perfect opportunity for the Vikings to use their leverage to restructure the deal in their favor, yet they would rather pay Peterson out of spite.

The Vikings and their supporters should be asking themselves: "What would Bill Belichick do?" Do you think Belichick would give Peterson $13 million dollars at age 30? Hell no. He'd either cut Peterson, trade Peterson, or force Peterson to restructure his contract. The fact that the Vikings aren't even attempting to do any of those things is proof that the Vikings are once again behaving like the perennial bottomfeeders that they are.

If Peterson gets injured and/or the Vikings have another losing season, then this entire gamble will have been a total failure.

If Peterson gets injured, then the Vikings are going to be kicking themselves for not guaranteeing him a bunch of money? Really?

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Adrian Peterson has returned to the Vikings and will attend Tuesday's OTAs.

The Vikings played hardball with Peterson and predictably won as he was never going to leave $12.75M on the table. "Basically it's time for me to come in and test the waters and re-familiarize myself with our offense and the direction they're trying to go in," he told ESPN's Josina Anderson. So all the drama over Peterson feeling scorned by the organization and wanting his 2016 contract guaranteed was just hot air. The Vikings did not adjust his deal. Coming off a year of rest and in a RB-friendly Norv Turner offense, Peterson is firmly in the top-5 fantasy pick discussion. NFL Network's Albert Breer said Tuesday the Vikings' offensive staff sees Peterson as a "350-carry centerpiece."
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least suprising news ever

ok, maybe a bit surprised he did not cary on this charade a bit longer, but from the start this was the only end point he had.

i wonder if people still think he's going to half-### it to prove his point (here's a hint, 0 chance of that)

BOLD Prediction - Pedestrian season for an old RB, he gets cut next year, people claim his bad season was because of the distractions, someone overpays him for another pedestrian season...

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least suprising news ever

ok, maybe a bit surprised he did not cary on this charade a bit longer, but from the start this was the only end point he had.

i wonder if people still think he's going to half-### it to prove his point (here's a hint, 0 chance of that)

BOLD Prediction - Pedestrian season for an old RB, he gets cut next year, people claim his bad season was because of the distractions, someone overpays him for another pedestrian season...

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Short of an injury I don't see Peterson having a pedestrian season.. He actually has an Offense behind him now with Teddy, Wallace, etc..

Defense's can no longer put 8 in the box and dare the Vikings to throw as they proved lat year they can do that if needed..

:popcorn:

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least suprising news ever

ok, maybe a bit surprised he did not cary on this charade a bit longer, but from the start this was the only end point he had.

i wonder if people still think he's going to half-### it to prove his point (here's a hint, 0 chance of that)

BOLD Prediction - Pedestrian season for an old RB, he gets cut next year, people claim his bad season was because of the distractions, someone overpays him for another pedestrian season...

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Short of an injury I don't see Peterson having a pedestrian season.. He actually has an Offense behind him now with Teddy, Wallace, etc..

Defense's can no longer put 8 in the box and dare the Vikings to throw as they proved lat year they can do that if needed..

:popcorn:

Father time will catch up to him, it always does

odds are it does not happen yet, but it may!

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least suprising news ever

ok, maybe a bit surprised he did not cary on this charade a bit longer, but from the start this was the only end point he had.

i wonder if people still think he's going to half-### it to prove his point (here's a hint, 0 chance of that)

BOLD Prediction - Pedestrian season for an old RB, he gets cut next year, people claim his bad season was because of the distractions, someone overpays him for another pedestrian season...

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Short of an injury I don't see Peterson having a pedestrian season.. He actually has an Offense behind him now with Teddy, Wallace, etc..

Defense's can no longer put 8 in the box and dare the Vikings to throw as they proved lat year they can do that if needed..

:popcorn:

I agree. But injuries are more common as players get older. His injury risk is not insignificant.

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Really? Half the people in this thread thought he was going to hold out or retire.

To some of us it was not shocking at all. Those of you who thought he would actually retire or sit out watch way too much ESPN.

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So, nothing much left here other than to wait and see what he has on the field. I'm guessing he will be more or less his old self. As a Packer fan that means I am going to have to watch him run over my guys. Its always frustrating, but in the end he has never been enough to really dash my hopes. He gets his yards and the Packers get the win.

Now this year with Bridgewater maybe progressing, and maybe being the real thing I am sure Vikes fans hope for a changing of the guard. Time will tell. I wonder if the Packers will have Guion on the field to help try to control Peterson, or whether he will be in Goodell's doghouse when they meet up.

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Andrew Brandt on guaranteed contracts and Peterson's tweets. http://mmqb.si.com/2015/06/04/nfl-rookie-contracts-cba-agents/

Finally, since I have written much about Adrian Peterson and his zeal to extricate himself from the Vikings, here is my take on his Twitter rant regarding the reality and the folly of NFL contracts.

Teams do not honor later years of NFL contracts. Why? Because they don’t have to; no veteran players have been able to negotiate fully guaranteed contracts. The fact that NFL contracts are not guaranteed is not a function of the CBA; it is dictated by individual player contract negotiations.

Therein lies the irony of Peterson’s outburst. For the NFL to move toward fully guaranteed contracts, it will have to come from superstar players like, well, Adrian Peterson, using their significant leverage to break the seal on full guarantees. Peterson could have used his considerable leverage in 2011 to extract more guaranteed years, perhaps at the expense of total value. If he had, he would have no worry that the Vikings may cut him with no remaining financial obligation. And for further irony: Peterson’s ultimate goal is for the Vikings to not honor his contract, to release him to play elsewhere (which they won’t do).

Now, realizing he and agent Ben Dogra’s strategy of being such irritants that the Vikings move on from him has been fruitless, he is in the fold with no future guarantees on his contract, which could mean his wish for another team could come true next year. Of course, we do not know what went on between Peterson/Dogra and the Vikings. Perhaps, as it happens when there are contract disputes in the NFL, Peterson was promised at least a conversation or even a negotiation about future guaranteed money. I have been there: front offices will tell the agent of a disgruntled player something to this effect: “I’m not saying we will address the contract, but we will certainly not address it without him being here.”

And if the Vikings do guarantee future salary, I would expect that amount for 2016 to be in the $5-7 million range (of the $15 million due) with offset language. Thus, if they do move on from Peterson, they can reasonably expect their remaining financial obligation will be covered, as Peterson should garner at least $7 million next year.

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Most of these guys took the over, and I agree. I'd say 1400-1600 is more likely, perhaps more if the OL and Bridgewater are better.

I think many are overlooking the impact that Wallace will have on this offense...his vertical presence is going to be huge - something Peterson hasn't had since he has been in Minnesota.

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Most of these guys took the over, and I agree. I'd say 1400-1600 is more likely, perhaps more if the OL and Bridgewater are better.

I think many are overlooking the impact that Wallace will have on this offense...his vertical presence is going to be huge - something Peterson hasn't had since he has been in Minnesota.

That Sidney Rice flukey year with Harvin and AP. But yeah AP has played most of his career without a legitimate deep threat and without an above average QB (2009 notwithstanding).
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Rotoworld:

Vikings RBs coach Kirby Wilson says the team will monitor Adrian Peterson's snap count each week.

Wilson also pointed out that Peterson has looked "extremely explosive" in OTAs, and "still has electric foot speed." Peterson's touches won't be limited, but the Vikings want to mix in Jerick McKinnon. "It's more about snaps per game, because that's what you have to watch in regard to the wear and tear," Wilson said. "How he'll last for the season is the snaps per game, not the carries or attempts per game, because that comes with the territory. He's going to get his amount of touches that he gets, it's the other snaps and plays that will determine how successful he is at lasting during the season and being powerful, strong, aggressive and explosive."
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Most of these guys took the over, and I agree. I'd say 1400-1600 is more likely, perhaps more if the OL and Bridgewater are better.

I think many are overlooking the impact that Wallace will have on this offense...his vertical presence is going to be huge - something Peterson hasn't had since he has been in Minnesota.

Defenses aren't going to care about Wallace until Teddy proves he can get him the ball deep

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Most of these guys took the over, and I agree. I'd say 1400-1600 is more likely, perhaps more if the OL and Bridgewater are better.

I think many are overlooking the impact that Wallace will have on this offense...his vertical presence is going to be huge - something Peterson hasn't had since he has been in Minnesota.

Defenses aren't going to care about Wallace until Teddy proves he can get him the ball deep

http://vikingsjournal.com/_/minnesota-vikings-news/minnesota-vikings/can-teddy-bridgewater-be-drew-brees-r331

"Though he hasn't been as accurate as Brees this year (or in big years for Brees—2009 and 2011), his 46.3 percent accuracy rate matches Brees' early efforts on shots 20 yards or more downfield. That it improved over the course of the year (over the last five weeks, it was the second-most accurate deep ball in the NFL, behind Matt Ryan), it's still an issue Bridgewater must be cognizant of."

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Most of these guys took the over, and I agree. I'd say 1400-1600 is more likely, perhaps more if the OL and Bridgewater are better.

I think many are overlooking the impact that Wallace will have on this offense...his vertical presence is going to be huge - something Peterson hasn't had since he has been in Minnesota.

Defenses aren't going to care about Wallace until Teddy proves he can get him the ball deep

http://vikingsjournal.com/_/minnesota-vikings-news/minnesota-vikings/can-teddy-bridgewater-be-drew-brees-r331

"Though he hasn't been as accurate as Brees this year (or in big years for Brees—2009 and 2011), his 46.3 percent accuracy rate matches Brees' early efforts on shots 20 yards or more downfield. That it improved over the course of the year (over the last five weeks, it was the second-most accurate deep ball in the NFL, behind Matt Ryan), it's still an issue Bridgewater must be cognizant of."

I think the big news in that blurb is that Matt Ryan throws the most accurate deep ball in the NFL. Four years ago, he was nearly dead last. He was behind Tebow.

I know, because I had Pro Football Focus and he was my fantasy quarterback. I wonder how much of this is Julio Jones.

eta* He was also historically bad in 2009, according to Football Outsiders's DVOA deep ball ratings. When Football Outsiders wrote their article about Ryan, they also wondered about Julio Jones and Ryan's newfound proficiency. Could be that Roddy and Harry Douglas were awful deep ball receivers or route-runners. What we do know is that Ryan shows up badly on deep balls in different years.

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One thing Waldman said about Teddy when he was coming out, was that his school used a kind of inverted set of reads, ie: as opposed to the way most schemes work, in that system the QB would read shallow to deep. Therefore, Teddy was always mechanically rushed on his deep throws. Thought it was an interesting point.

However, Greg Cosell, still says it's not a great arm. "Looks like a waiter holding a tray." or some such.

Always something to watch for in the ENN EFF ELL

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Rotoworld:

Adrian Peterson said he expects to be more involved in the passing game this season.

"With Coach [Norv] Turner's offense, there's so much that he throws out there," said Peterson. "So I'll be more involved in the pass game, being out wide and presenting myself for a check-down." Peterson has been underutilized in the passing game, drawing just 90 targets since the start of 2012. Despite his 208 career catches, Peterson has only scored five receiving touchdowns since entering the league in 2007.
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