Sport Adrian Peterson learning what he should have known: Saints don't care about his feelings

18:08  12 september  2017
18:08  12 september  2017 Source:

Former Vikings RB Adrian Peterson wanted out in 2015, wants to 'stick it to them' in Week 1

  Former Vikings RB Adrian Peterson wanted out in 2015, wants to 'stick it to them' in Week 1 Peterson saw the writing on the wall in 2015 in Minnesota, and now that he's out and taking on the Vikings Week 1, he's ready to show off.“Of course I want to stick it to them," Peterson told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "I want to stick it to everyone we play. But going back to Minnesota, playing the Vikings? Yeah, I want to stick it to them.

Adrian Peterson knows what he did was wrong, and will probably willingly accept punishment. I guess Peterson rapes his girl children to teach them to be more compliant women. Peterson should not have any more children that he doesn’ t know how to raise.

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It wasn't a homecoming. It was humiliation.

So much so that Adrian Peterson should give serious consideration to immediate retirement.

Peterson not only failed to log extensive snaps against his former team in his Saints debut. He was forced to watch Dalvin Cook, a younger, cheaper and, at this point, better version of himself, break his Vikings rushing record for a rookie debut (127 yards) during Monday night’s 29-19 loss.

That onto itself was brutal. But there’s more.

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The only guy who had a worse Monday night on the sideline was Sergio Dipp. Peterson's frustration at not playing more became the game’s big story when ESPN cameras captured him giving Saints coach Sean Payton a death stare late in the first half.

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Comments. 20 thoughts on “ Should Adrian Peterson have a vasectomy?” robbiedobbs says Well..maybe if he showed he actually cared that his child was killed people would be more sensitive.. he seemed like it didn’ t matter all that much to him .

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Not that it matters to Payton one iota, as Peterson will soon learn. More on that later.

Adrian Peterson© (Getty Images) Adrian Peterson

Peterson and Payton tried to deny that there was even an issue during their postgame news conferences, which came across with the same legitimacy as answers at a White House press briefing.

"There's no conflict,” said Peterson, who also took to Twitter trying to downplay the matter. "Let's not try to spin it like there is."

Even if we indulge Peterson and say there isn’t, there soon will be if he doesn't understand what life will be like in New Orleans.

The greatest athletes are also filled with great confidence. Peterson's domination through his first seven NFL seasons led him to believe anything was possible — including having a legitimate shot at Emmitt Smith’s all-time rushing record — and his ego was bloated accordingly.

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Peterson claims that he “would have thought about” taking a lesser amount for his contract but claims he didn’ t hear from Minnesota until they signed Latavius Murray. I know what I can do. Vikings vs. Saints Preview: Requiem, Not Revenge Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota in a different uniform

Now that adrian peterson and his ex-con father are together again Right now, nobody knows who Adrian Peterson is. I know you’re the best running back in Palestine, but that won’ t get it. Dad had always taken care of me, always showed me the right way. He provided for us.

That dream started becoming unrealistic a few years ago, when Peterson missed almost the entire 2014 campaign because of a domestic-abuse situation involving his son. Peterson rebounded with 1,485 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns in 2015 but then missed all but three games last season with a knee injury.

At the same time, Peterson's presence in Minnesota was placing unspoken pressure on the team's offensive coordinators to make him the main focus of the attack even though doing so limited the overall unit. That approach would have worked well in a bygone era, but not in today’s league, in which the emphasis is on throwing, and the best running backs — Zeke Elliott, Le’Veon Bell and Devonta Freeman among them — are dual threats as rushers and receivers.

The Vikings could still enjoy offensive success during Peterson's heyday with a ground-and-pound mantra that worked around his deficiencies in the passing game, and because Peterson simply was that good. The philosophy was no longer feasible as Peterson grew older and began showing wear-and-tear.

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Whatever the initials, Saints fans will only care about one thing: Adrian P… That sentence would have created front-page news a few years ago. Peterson ’s bust will live forever in Canton one day, as he ’s regarded as one of the best to tuck a football under his arm ever.

Since then, Peterson has languished in free agency, purporting to be choosy about his landing spot (Tampa? It was always a nice feeling to go into a game knowing your team had Adrian Peterson and the other team did I should have felt the need to pay tribute to Peterson once he got the boot.

The fact that Peterson still believed he was the same caliber runner and all that goes with that mindset contributed to Minnesota releasing him this offseason without even trying to restructure his bloated contract. The Vikings simply didn't need the headache he could become if not fed the football enough.

The immediate lack of free-agent interest should have further given the 32-year-old a reality check. It didn't. All the things Peterson said after signing with the Saints, about being a team player and willing to work in a rotation of running backs, were rendered hot air with Monday night's sideline behavior.

Peterson also learned Payton doesn't care about his feelings, which he should have known before coming to the Big Easy.

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It's no secret that Payton believes almost every skill-position spot on his team is interchangeable besides quarterback Drew Brees. Consider some of the talent Payton has traded away during his 12 seasons as Saints coach ... Brandin Cooks, Jimmy Graham, Darren Sproles, Kenny Stills — and his offense keeps ticking.

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  Angry Adrian Peterson yells at Sean Payton, gives him the death stare A seemingly unhappy Peterson appeared to yell at Sean Payton and give him a death stare late in the first half of the Saints vs. Vikings game.The veteran running back managed just 14 yards in the first half, while Diggs had 6 receptions for 63 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Adrian Peterson didn' t run it enough last week to know whether he liked or didn' t like the way he was used. Greenway has twice reworked his so he can retire a Viking and I think that showed in the 49’ers Perhaps Adrian Peterson should blow and tap the sides of it before he hits the rest button.

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Pouting won't do Peterson any good, either. He can ask Mark Ingram, whose bumpy relationship with Payton led to ex-Saints running back Tim Hightower being given goal-line carries in 2016, per a source.

Peterson didn't even get that opportunity against Minnesota despite his hard-charging style being well-suited for short-yardage situations. Ingram and rookie Alvin Kamara were the only ones who carried on two drives inside the Vikings' 4-yard line. New Orleans was forced to settle for field goals on both possessions, as neither back could make headway, further adding to Peterson’s consternation.

There’s no guarantee Payton will handle things differently when a similar situation arises during the season. Peterson, too, showed little to indicate he deserved expanded snaps over Ingram and Kamara. After a nine-yard carry to open the game, Peterson gained nine yards on his other five attempts.

It would behoove Payton and Peterson to meet and discuss whether the latter's limited role will continue and, if so, whether he can deal with it. Being a distraction does no good for either party or the team.

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Payton clearly has an idea in mind for Peterson. Otherwise, Peterson wouldn't have remained on the Week 1 roster, which guaranteed his $1 million base salary.

Peterson's action may increase if the Saints get a lead or face an opponent that struggles to stop the run. Maybe it will take an injury to Ingram or Kamara for that to happen. Maybe Peterson becomes midseason trade bait for a team in need of running back help.

Or maybe the player nicknamed “All Day" decides to call it a day and begin the countdown to his eventual Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. The thought should at least cross his mind after Monday night's embarrassment.

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The Saints are not interested in dealing the veteran running back now, but that could change later in the season. There are teams like the Cardinals, who lost David Johnson with a wrist injury, and the Giants, whose running game has struggled the last two seasons, that could use a running back like Peterson. The seven-time Pro Bowler led the NFL in rushing three times and was the NFL MVP in 2012, when he ran for 2,097 yards.© (Getty Images) Adrian Peterson But he averaged fewer than 2 yards per carry last season in 37 attempts before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

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