Maybe we won’t be seeing much of Adrian Peterson anymore, after all.
A week after the Minnesota Vikings insisted they wanted their superstar child abuser back, it suddenly doesn’t look like that’s going to be in the cards. This, thanks to an altercation between Peterson’s agent and Vikings management at the combine.
From Jason La Canfora:
Peterson’s agent, Ben Dogra, had to be separated from a member of Minnesota’s front office during a heated verbal altercation about the former Pro Bowler, according to numerous sources with knowledge of the situation.
According to the sources, Dogra engaged in a heated exchange with Vikings vice president of football operations Rob Brzezinski during which the agent made it clear that Peterson would never play there again. The incident took place during a time when outside parties were in the vicinity. Finally, former Tampa Bay general manager Mark Dominik intervened, separating the men and diffusing the escalating tension, sources said.
Hahahaha… the Vikings…
Can you see Big Ted getting into it with an agent at the combine (or anywhere for that matter)?
Peterson has voiced displeasure about the reaction he got from people in Minnesota when it was revealed that he beat one of his many illegitimate kids. I guess if anyone is going to accept a child abuser, it’s people in Minnesota, right?
But no, not even those dopes were down with what Peterson did and that hurt Purple Jesus’ feelings, so now he doesn’t know if he can play for the perennial Super Bowl contender Vikings.
This incident pretty much makes that definitive.
In addition to what Dogra said, La Canfora gives us this.
“He will never play another game for the Vikings,” said one person close to the player. “It’s over.”
It’s widely believed that Peterson wants to play for the Cowboys because he’s from Texas. Dallas has a question mark at running back because DeMarco Murray is a free agent.
Personally, I’m not sure why you’d get rid of a 27-year-old Murray, who just led the NFL in rushing, for a guy who will turn 30 next month and is set to make $13 million this season. If the Cowboys did go that direction, they’d probably have to wait for Peterson to get cut and then sign him to a cap-friendly deal, considering they’ll be paying Dez Bryant huge money this offseason.
We’re not terribly interested in that though.
What we are interested in, is how Peterson’s departure from Minnesota affects the Vikings.
If the Vikings don’t handle this quickly, it has the potential to turn into a circus akin to Brett Favre’s departure from Green Bay, which clearly affected the team. The Packers won six games that year.
Kind of like when (IF not this season then next) Lynch leaves Seattle.
Then both Minnesota and Seattle would become one dimensional with their stellar QB’s.
Cant believe I used to be a big fan of this child abusing asshole. So let me get this straight: you demand a trade to a conference rival because you were suspended for beating your child?
How the fuck does that logic work?
LOL bet he ends up on the Jets…
I believe that AP’s beef is with the Vikings, and not standing behind him when he was put on the commissioners list, not the fans.
As far as the Cowboys picking him up…..in what world do you live in if you think the Vikings are just going to cut AP, and not get anything in return?
I would think the Vikings could easily get a 1st round pick for AP, but if they didn’t, i think they’d just keep him. AP is still a Viking, whether he likes it or not. If a trade doesn’t go down, and he still doesn’t want to play for the vikings and didn’t show up, the Vikings are under no obligation to pay him under that scenario. But the Vikings still hold his rights. Maybe he’d rather sit home and cry, might give him time to grow up.
My guess is, either he gets traded, or he ends up playing for the Vikings, ……Fuckin drama….lol
Voices overheard emanating from the men’s shitter just prior to this dust-up:
Peterson: “I can’t hear you, Ben.”
Dogra: “I LOVE THE BLACK MAN!”
Don’t see the Vikings cutting Peterson- even if they would save a ton of cash. And a trade with his salary doesn’t seem likely.
He isn’t going anywhere.
AP got paid $13M last year for playing a game or two…….and he’s pissed? I could live with that deal. How much more “support” does a child abuser need? What an anal orifice.
Not bad money for a “slave”.
No shortage of rapists and wife beaters in GB over the years. Chmura, Sharper, Green….you get my drift. Its the NFL and the Packers are NOT special.
AP is under contract with the Vikings, and the Packers will have to figure out a way to deal with that stiff arm in the photo for probably 3 more years, except now you don’t have House and Williams and the Vikes have the fastest WR in the league.