MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of Minnesota Vikings’ offseason.
The former NFL MVP has come under scrutiny from fans after saying he wanted a long-term commitment from the team despite the fact that he missed most of last season while addressing child abuse charges. He has three years and about $46 million left on his deal, but none of that is guaranteed.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars say Dante Fowler has undergone successful surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee.
The procedure was done Wednesday in Pensacola by Dr. James Andrews, the orthopedic surgeon who is a specialist in repairing damaged ligaments for professional athletes. Fowler, the Jaguars’ top pick in this year’s NFL draft, will miss the entire 2015 season. He is expected to be back in Jacksonville next week where he will begin his rehab with team doctors and medical staff.
Fowler was injured on the first day of the Jaguars rookie mini-camp on May 8. He was continue
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of the Minnesota Vikings offseason.
Peterson has come under fire after saying he wanted a long-term commitment from the team after missing most of last season while addressing a child abuse charge. He has three years and $46 million left on his deal, but none of that is guaranteed.
Peterson says he knows ”hundreds of players” that wished the team would have honored their contracts as he is being asked to do.
Coach Mike Zimmer said on continue
PHILADELPHIA (AP) A slimmer Tim Tebow threw passes in shorts while a horde of reporters critiqued his mechanics and analyzed his arm motion.
Welcome to Philly, Tim.
The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner spoke to a large gathering of media for the first time Thursday since signing a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles last month.
Tebow praised coach Chip Kelly and teammates, explained his new appreciation for football after being out of the NFL for two years and emphasized his role is quarterback.
”I think you just go out and you compete and you try to earn whatever you can,” Tebow said. ”It’s just continue
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos are searching for someone to watch Peyton Manning’s back after left tackle Ryan Clady tore his left ACL and will likely be out for the season.
It’s a big responsibility and tryouts begin immediately.
The requirements are simple: Don’t let anyone hit the five-time NFL MVP – something Clady was deftly able to do.
Clady hurt his knee during a voluntary practice Wednesday, an injury that no one thought was really all that serious. Clady was setting up to pass block when his knee buckled, Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said. He even took another snap before pulling continue