While running backs in their thirties with previous knee injuries are not exactly foundations for a team’s future, the fact that Peterson and Charles will be available to bolster someone’s roster still comes as a shock.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has made some not-so-subtle tweets about his impressions regarding the New York Giants and some
The Minnesota Vikings‘ star, who won the MVP last season when he rushed for 2,097 yards — 9 shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season record — after he underwent reconstructive knee surgery, offered a reminder that he wasn’t himself at the start of the season, either.
“You’ve got HGH, something that doesn’t show up on a test, and you’ve got guys out there trying to provide for their families,” Peterson said. “They’re going to try to get that edge, get that advantage, especially if they’re not worried about trying to get caught. Yeah, it’s being used.”
Peterson made his comments last week in an interview with with Sirius/XM NFL Radio. He was asked his thoughts on the Vikings cutting longtime punter Chris Kluwe, an outspoken advocate for gay rights and gay marriage.
Chris Johnson is confident of achieving big things in the 2013 season. Not only does he expect to rush for more yards than Adrian Peterson, he also believes he can make a run at Eric Dickerson’s all-time single-season rushing record.