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Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

Posted on: December 19, 2011 2:59 pm
 
A week after a Tennessee player accused New Orleans' D of playing dirty, Peterson does the same. (US PRESSWIRE)

By Ryan Wilson

After missing three games with a high-ankle sprain, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson returned to the lineup Sunday against the Saints to carry the ball 10 times for 60 yards. But following Minnesota's 42-20 loss, Peterson suggested that New Orleans cornerback Jabari Greer intentionally twisted his ankle one play before he ripped off a game-high 39-yard run.

"I came into the game kind of expecting that coming back from a high ankle sprain," Peterson said, according to the Times-Picayune. "Guys are going to try to take their shots when we're on the pile and try to twist it up and things like that.  "I felt like it kind of got overboard. I got up and kind of got in his face. Thank God I was able to keep my composure."

This comes a week after Tennessee wideout Nate Washington accused New Orleans safety Roman Harper of being a dirty player after he grabbed Damian Williams' facemask.

"Honestly, he's a dirty player," Washington said after their Week 14 meeting. "We watched film on [Harper], he's dirty. And I don't appreciate it, I'm going to step out in public and say it: He's dirty. That was dirty what he did, it's unfortunate that he grabbed the facemask -- at the same time you don't walk over a guy and nudge him with your knee. You don't do that. That's dirty. And honestly, that's a dirty player, flat out. This is not just one game. He's been doing it all season. And I'm tired of it. I hope the league did something about it."

During his Monday press conference, Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said that Peterson came out of the Saints game "fine," which is more than we can say for the Vikings' season. 

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Comments

Since: Jan 8, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2011 6:08 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

man i wish another cat 4 would rip through that shizzhole.....and wipe the turd that live in out with it -BUCCS469

Man, I wish I knew what you were trying to say.  Seriously.  What ARE you trying to say?

  Gee could it be maybe that football these days is all about taking out the other teams star player?
Gosh that's nothing new AP, where have you been playing, National Flagfootball League?
Give me a break! -bkebrian

Your...sarcasm.......is.........zzz

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz......


and big ren when your up at half by ten and 17 points and only carry the ball 5 times in the second half i would complain too thats why the  vikes blew all those games and frazier needs to be axed cause hes a soft coach and yet again a loser get a man like cowher -BXVP

Dude, I think you dropped these; ,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,,,,,....,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.. (I inserted a couple extras for you to use the next time you try.)

haha...no our city is built above sea level...it doesnt make me a bad person because i want all of you to die..you deserved it -BUCCS469

WHAT?!  You're on the wrong website, man.  No one wishes anyone else to die, here.

tim tebow wants new orleans to die to. -BUCCS469

Well, now the last one makes a little more sense.  Kind-of.  Everything that comes out of you is ignorant.

You Adrain Peterson haters are redicolous. Any fan of all 32 teams would love to have a player like AD on your team. -Buffalo Bob

You're right on one point; AP is a stud.  I don't understand something, though...is 'redicolous' Canadian or maybe what your family calls 'the color red?' 









Since: Mar 25, 2009
Posted on: December 20, 2011 5:41 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

1.  The NFL doesn't usually hand out fines for facemask penalties

nate burlson of the lions
http://detroit.sbnation.com/detroit

-lions/2011/12/8/2620969/nate-burle

son-fine-penalty-detroit-lions
kevin ogletree of the niners
http://www.nbcdfw.com/blogs/blue-st

ar/Ogletree-Fined-7500-For-Facemask

-Penalty-130362583.html

phil loadholt of, wait for it, THE VIKINGS
http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/

Minnesota-Vikings-Phil-Loadholt-fin

ed-for-facemask-penalty-102910

mcgahee of the broncos
http://blogs.denverpost.com/broncos

/2011/10/28/mcgahee-fined-7500-for-

grabbing-facemask-dolphins-bell-150

00-for-hit-on-tebow/10419/

rolle of the cardinals
http://www.clanram.com/forums/f58/c

ardinals-cb-rolle-fined-12-5k-facem

ask-penalty-20418/

another viking, Mr. Joe Webb
http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports

/nfl/2010-12-31/vikings-qb-fined-fa

cemask-penalty

and last, but certainly not least, Mr. Adrian Peterson himself
http://www.daylife.com/article/08hN

ecs2rUfwJ

so that is 3 vikings fined by the league because of illegally grabbing facemasks, yet harper is the only saint i know of to be fined, it is amazing how many hypocrites you can point out just by googling "fined for facemask penalty" lmao




Since: Jul 13, 2010
Posted on: December 20, 2011 5:34 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

This is consistent with the dirty play the Saints exhibited when they played the Lions this year ... and when the Lions retaliated, they were penalized. 



Since: Mar 25, 2009
Posted on: December 20, 2011 5:24 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

haha...no our city is built above sea level...it doesnt make me a bad person because i want all of you to die..you deserved it

being a tampa fan, i cant say i blame you, new orleans dying might actually make the buccs relevant again



Since: Apr 18, 2010
Posted on: December 20, 2011 5:05 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

Saints are da team.. but to be truthful the defense is loaded with a bunch of punks. If those jive-ass turkeys would practice tacklin'  instead of banner stompin' M. Lynch wouldnta looked like Superman in last yea's playoffs. word.



Since: May 1, 2008
Posted on: December 20, 2011 5:00 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

Oh my word. As a Vikings fan, all I have to say about this issue is; just stop talking and play. It is football. We who have played the game know that things happen on the field. It might not be pretty but things happen when you are in that tackle pile. Just stop talking and play the game. If football is becoming too much of an issue for some of these divas, stop laying. Go play tennis or checkers. Man, I miss the late 70s and all of the 80s. When players got hit, nobody whined. Players lost teeth, nobody whined. All of this crying about teams being dirty or a player being dirty has to stop. I can't watch football because I get sick seeing how the league is pampering these guys now. This is insane.



Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2011 4:37 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

skreffty, just keep on believing what you want.  You've made it clear that you believe your Saints are actual saints.  1.  The NFL doesn't usually hand out fines for facemask penalties.  2.  If he was trying to get jersey (and that's a big if), he has to have the worst hand-eye coordination in any defensive backfield in the NFL
Yikes, talk about persistence in the face of a mountain of evidence.  I don't consider the Saints to be actual Saints lol, I consider them to be football players.  Harper grabbed the facemask, as happens on average twice in every football game, and he got flagged.  That doesn't equate with being dirty or special treatment lol, it means he was flagged and penalized.  But as far as evil deeds and dirty tricks go, shouldn't these things actually happen first before accusing a team of them for no other reason than they waxed the floor with you?  Wanting something to be true doesn;t make ut true Sparky.  You guys are accusing, SHOW US.  You can't, because the cameras show it didn't happen.  Why do you think no teammates are taking his side, nor his coaches, nor the league?  Take off the tin foil hat my man. 



Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2011 4:32 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

Defenses that play dirty usually end up paying for it later if there's anything to it. A lot of times, this kind of crap is done to help cover up their own weaknesses by trying to get into the other player's head. At some point, they run into a team that ignores this and just exposes them for what they are, no talent cheapshot artists
I agree. I'm glad the Saints didn't do any of that kind of stuff (as the cameras clearly show).  Now, about Brian Robinson, there is a dirty player.



Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2011 4:30 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

You are sick.  End of story.  To wish the death and suffering of hundreds of thousands of people - many of whom have nothing to do with the Saints - that is sick, twisted, and dirty living.  With Tampa being so close to the coast, you might hold what you wish for.  


haha...no our city is built above sea level...it doesnt make me a bad person because i want all of you to die..you deserved it
Just do us all a favor and stay away from federal buildings okay?  And take down your Nichols/McVeigh shrine yuo wannabe terrorist.  What a sick puupy.



Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: December 20, 2011 4:28 pm
 

Adrian Peterson thinks Saints D was playing dirty

You Adrain Peterson haters are redicolous. Any fan of all 32 teams would love to have a player like AD on your team.
No one is hating Peterson.  We are merely pointing out that what he is claiming is a falsehood.  The hate is coming from a littany of vanquished Saints opponents rather.


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