Adrian Peterson
Running Back
Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 220 Age: 35 Exp: 13 years College: Oklahoma Drafted: 2007 R1 7, 0
Per Game
Cumulative FF PTS
Position Rank: 31st
Projected FF PTS
Week 12 vs HOU
Upside / Downside
Week 12 vs HOU
Posted: 11/26/2020 9:29 pm UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed for 55 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries against the Houston Texans in Week 12.
Huddle Up: Peterson reached the end zone for the first time in six games against the Texans, but his role for next week is uncertain because D'Andre Swift may return. He would only be a flex option in deeper leagues if he receives a similar workload next week.
Posted: 11/22/2020 9:26 pm UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed for 18 yards on seven carries against the Carolina Panthers in Week 11.
Huddle Up: Peterson was sharing playing time with Kerryon Johnson this week because D'Andre Swift is sidelined. He should have more success next week against the Houston Texans if he receives a similar workload but can be avoided in most leagues.
Posted: 11/22/2020 4:04 pm UTC
Detroit Lions RBs Adrian Peterson and Kerryon Johnson are expected to split carries for Week 11's game versus the Carolina Panthers, with Peterson serving as the starter.
Huddle Up: With RB D'Andre Swift sidelined for this afternoon's game due to a concussion, Peterson merits consideration as a flex option in standard fantasy leagues, while Johnson has more appeal at the flex position in PPR leagues, as he looks to occupy a role in the Detroit offense similar to that previously filled by Swift.
Posted: 11/16/2020 12:26 am UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed four times for 21 yards in Week 10 against the Washington Football Team, his former organization, and he added just one grab for nine yards on one target.
Huddle Up: Peterson was used just give D'Andre Swift a breather, as he is now the workhorse in the Motor City and AD is simply the mentor and relief option. No fantasy value here outside of the very deepest of fantasy leagues.
Posted: 11/11/2020 4:02 am UTC
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift has played more snaps than RB Adrian Peterson in each of the last three games.
Huddle Up: Swift's rushing totals have remained inconsistent, but a growing role and his impact in the passing game give him RB2 upside in PPR formats going forward.
Posted: 11/09/2020 3:30 am UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed eight times for just 29 yards in Week 9 against the Minnesota Vikings and he posted three receptions for 14 yards on five targets.
Huddle Up: Peterson struggled against his original NFL team, and both D'Andre Swift and Kerryon Johnson were more productive per touch. It's a situation worth watching closely. Peterson is only worth keeping rostered in deeper leagues as a reserve right now. The Lions host the Washington Football Team, another of AD's former teams, in Week 10.
Posted: 11/02/2020 1:56 am UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson ran five times for seven yards with a long of seven in Week 8 vs. the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Nov. 1. He caught one target for five yards. Peterson and RB D'Andre Swift combined for eight yards on 11 carries.
Huddle Up: Peterson probably wishes he stayed in bed All Day instead of suiting up vs. a stout Indy run defense. Ahead, Detroit travels to the Twin Cities for a battle with Peterson's original NFL employer. While there may be a hint of appeal for the revenge factor, Minnesota is merely a midrange matchup statistically, and Detroit's backfield will see added scrutiny if WR Kenny Golladay (hip) cannot play.
Posted: 10/30/2020 7:39 pm UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson (abdomen) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 30, and is not on the injury report for Week 8.
Huddle Up: Peterson likely will be sharing playing time with DeAndre Swift for the time being but may see a few more carries than Swift. He is a possible flex option in standard leagues but can be avoided in most leagues.
Posted: 10/29/2020 8:28 pm UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson (abdomen) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 29.
Huddle Up: Fantasy players should keep an eye on the situation to see if Peterson is in any danger of missing the Week 8 game. He has received at least 10 carries in each of the last four games but has rushed for at least 50 yards in one of those games. He could be a flex option in deeper standard leagues but is not a must-start option.
Posted: 10/25/2020 9:06 pm UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed 11 times for just 29 yards in Week 7 against the Atlanta Falcons and he added a one-yard reception on his only target.
Huddle Up: Rookie D'Andre Swift also took a giant step backward after his Week 6 breakout performance, but he found the end zone. It's likely to be a hot hand situation for head coach Matt Patricia, leaning upon the guy running with more authority. In this one, neither Swift nor Peterson did much of note. The Colts visit the Lions in Week 7.
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