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Adrian Peterson
Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 220 Age: 35 Exp: 12 years College: Oklahoma Drafted: 2007 R1 7, 0
Posted: 6/24/2020 2:24 pm UTC
Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson, 35, said he hopes to play four more years in the NFL. 'I don't want to ever be in a position where I look back and say, 'Man, I should have played two more years,'' Peterson told TMZ Sports. ''I should have played another year.' I want to enjoy it. I'm still chasing a championship. You know, I still can play the game at a high level. For those reasons, and having that love and passion for the game, I'm going to continue to keep the ball rolling.'
Huddle Up: It remains to be seen whether a team will be willing to keep his hopes alive after this season, but he was very solid last season with 4.3 yards per carry over 211 carries. That was his best mark since his last big season in Minnesota in 2015. If anything, we have learned not to discount AD. Peterson is an unspectacular option as an RB4 in non-PPR formats.
Posted: 6/18/2020 2:33 am UTC
Washington Redskins RBs Adrian Peterson and Derrius Guice will likely split carries to begin the season, while RB J.D. McKissic serves as the third-down back, according to Kyle Stackpole of the team's website. Stackpole also expects RB Antonio Gibson to be used 'in all sorts of different plays and formations.' However, he's not sure what kind of role would be left for RB Bryce Love.
Posted: 6/10/2020 2:56 am UTC
Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson compiled a broken tackle percentage - the total number of broken tackles on rushing attempts divided by the number of carries - of 17.1 in 2019, marking the third consecutive year he has reached or topped that mark.
Posted: 5/27/2020 11:54 pm UTC
Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson will have a role in the offense this upcoming season, according to offensive coordinator Scott Turner.
Huddle Up: Peterson is part of a crowded running back field for the Redskins but should still see some touches each game. Fantasy players should keep an eye on his role during training camp because he could be a depth running back on fantasy roster in 2020.
Posted: 5/23/2020 2:18 pm UTC
Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson is likely to see a reduced workload in 2020, due to the offseason acquisitions of RBs Peyton Barber and J.D. McKissic, the selection of RB/WR Antonio Gibson in the draft and the returns of RBs Derrius Guice and Bryce Love from knee injuries. However, there is a possibility that the Redskins could have multiple running backs on the field at the same time, based on early Zoom meetings Peterson has had with the coaching staff.
Huddle Up: Even if the 35-year-old Peterson ends up in a starting role for Washington, he should be viewed as no better than an RB3 or flex option at this stage of his career given the amount of competition on the roster. However, he is just 1,053 yards away from passing Barry Sanders for fourth place on the NFL's all-time rushing yards list, so there is plenty of motivation for Peterson to keep playing.
Posted: 2/19/2020 4:31 pm UTC
Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson's option was exercised by the team Wednesday, Feb. 19.
Huddle Up: Peterson will have a $2.25 million base salary and will count $3,109,375 against the salary cap. Peterson will serve as insurance as Derrius Guice must stay healthy. Peterson has RB5 appeal, but he has little upside.
Posted: 2/09/2020 2:10 am UTC
Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson is 'likely' to have the second year of his contract picked up, according to a source.
Huddle Up: Peterson topped 1,000 yards from scrimmage in 2019, running for 898 yards and five scores. Derrius Guice should lead the backfield if he can stay healthy, but Peterson can be a RB3 or flex option if thrust into the starting role.
Posted: 12/30/2019 12:50 am UTC
Washington Redskins QB Case Keenum completed 18-of-37 passes for 206 yards, one touchdowns and one interception in a Week 17 lopsided loss against the Dallas Cowboys. RB Adrian Peterson ended up with 13 runs for a team-high 78 yards, while WR Steven Sims Jr. posted five catches for a team-best 81 yards and a score. TE Hale Hentges also surprised with four catches for 62 yards on seven targets. DE Montez Sweat also wrapped up the season with two sacks, five solo tackles and three quarterback hits.
Posted: 12/27/2019 8:55 pm UTC
Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 27, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.
Huddle Up: Peterson will receive most of the work at running back against the Dallas Cowboys and could be a No. 2 running back or flex option in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 12/26/2019 10:00 pm UTC
Washington Redskins RB Adrian Peterson (toe) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.
Huddle Up: Peterson likely is receiving a day off and should return to practice Friday, Dec. 27. He has played well this season when he has been the main running back for the Redskins and can be a No. 2 running back or flex option in leagues.
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