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Good news FF owners: Adrian Peterson is active

Posted on: December 18, 2011 11:57 am
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PetersonBy Josh Katzowitz

Hey everybody, Adrian Peterson is doing it for you! Or, at least, for those who employ him on their fantasy football roster.

Earlier this week, Peterson said he would play today for the 2-11 Vikings because, among other reasons, "It's very important, especially for my fantasy team owners.” He probably wasn’t altogether serious, but that doesn’t mean he’s not earning some serious brownie points from those who are fans.

And he WAS serious, because the Vikings announced he IS active today vs. the Saints.

Peterson hasn’t played in the past three weeks after suffering a high ankle sprain vs. the Raiders. Though he said originally that he thought he could play the next week, that obviously didn’t happen (probably drawing the ire of everybody who uses him in fantasy football).

But never fear, Peterson is back, and for a team that benched rookie starting quarterback Christian Ponder last week, the offensive boost should be a welcome addition.



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Comments

Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: December 18, 2011 3:54 pm
 

Good news FF owners: Adrian Peterson is active

Makes good?  Pete is stinking it up!!  I could have played Benson instead of this injured bum!!  Wish he had been ruled out.



Since: Feb 23, 2009
Posted on: December 18, 2011 12:29 pm
 

Good news FF owners: Adrian Peterson is active

awesome!  Haha, I remember when I started playing fantasy football in the late 90's the commisioner of the league had to get game stats for each player himself. A lot of ppl had never even heard of ff before and most wrote it off as a nerdy hobby. Look how far it has come when purple Jesus himself says he's suiting up for his ff owners, hilarious!


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