Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings became the first running back in six years to win the National Football League’s Most Valuable Player award following a season in which he fell nine yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s 28-year-old rushing record.
Adrian Peterson helped run the Minnesota Vikings into the National Football League playoffs before finishing nine yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s 28- year-old record for rushing yards in a season.
Watching six real football players compete in a video game of the sport had its moments. It’s fun to know Tim Tebow springs to his feet when he plays Madden NFL, and that he feels comfortable playing in a purple tie and UGG shoes.
Former New York Jets running back Curtis Martin’s election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame was “bittersweet” when his mentor, New York Giants coach Bill Parcells, who led the franchise to two championships, didn’t make it.
Robert Griffin III of Baylor University is among five finalists for the Heisman Trophy and will be joined at this week’s award ceremony in New York by fellow quarterback Andrew Luck, running backs Montee Ball and Trent Richardson, and cornerback Tyrann Mathieu.