Should the Minnesota Vikings Worry About Adrian Peterson’s Fumble Issues?

May 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's a rare occasion in sports to see an athlete slip from the top tier, down to a considerably lower and less significant position.
I guess it's like being demoted in the army.  One minute you're a lieutenant barking orders, while the next you find yourself listening to commands amongst the several hundred other standard soldiers.
As suitable as it is to compare an NFL player to a United States Marine, one factor simply differentiates the two. 
In the army, if you can't fire a rifle, you're pretty much doomed from the very beginning.  In football, this type of thinking relates, as if you can't secure the ball between your two arms, chances are the head coach won't hesitate to bench you nine times out of 10.
Recently, most teams have been criticized for having a problem player or two.  The Pittsburgh Steelers have Ben Roethlisberger and his rambunctious ways, and the Philadelphia Eagles seem to have a new found loudmouth at ...

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