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Adrian Peterson rants about refs, fans after Vikings' loss

by Erik Horne Published: December 9, 2013
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson called Baltimore Ravens fans "the worst" in the NFL. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson called Baltimore Ravens fans "the worst" in the NFL. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Former OU running back Adrian Peterson didn’t have a great day on Sunday.

First, it was the right foot injury he suffered in the second quarter against the Baltimore Ravens. Then, following the Minnesota Vikings’ 29-26 loss, Peterson said that the officiating and fans in Baltimore on Sunday weren’t up to snuff.

Peterson called Ravens fans “the worst” and said the officiating crew blew “a million” calls.

The loss dropped the Vikings to 3-9 on the year.

“It definitely stung a lot, especially how the game went down,” Peterson told the Minnesota Star Tribune. “Some of the calls that were made. To me, it was kind of one of those games where it was like, ‘Wow, I can’t believe that was called.’

“Then, to top it off, they got the worst fans in the NFL throwing snowballs the entire fourth quarter like kids. It was a bad feeling, a bad experience.”

Peterson also voiced his displeasure via Twitter:

 


by Erik Horne
Online Sports Editor
Erik Horne joined The Oklahoman as a sports web editor/producer in September 2013, following a five-year stint at The Ardmoreite (Ardmore) – first as a sports writer, then sports editor. At The Ardmoreite, Horne reported on everything from prep...
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