Posted: 9/21/2020 3:05 am UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson ran seven times for 41 yards in Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers, splitting the backfield touches with RBs Kerryon Johnson and D'Andre Swift.
Huddle Up: Peterson flirted with 100 yards in Week 1, but he fell back to Earth and didn't do much outside of one 25-yard scamper. He is more of a RB3 or flex fantasy option in Week 3 against the Arizona Cardinals.
Posted: 9/14/2020 2:54 am UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed 14 times for a game-high 93 yards in Week 1 against the Chicago Bears and he added three receptions for 21 yards.
Huddle Up: Peterson was just signed by the Lions less than a week ago and he made an immediate impact, flirting with the 100-yard mark. He still has plenty left in the tank, and his presence cannot please fantasy owners of D'Andre Swift and Kerry Johnson. The Lions travel to meet the Green Bay Packers in Week 2.
Posted: 9/08/2020 3:54 am UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson could see some touches in the Week 1 opener against the Chicago Bears. Head coach Matt Patricia said 'we'll see' when asked about the possibility.
Huddle Up: Peterson reunites with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, who was the OC with the Minnesota Vikings for the first four years of AP's career. The future Hall of Famer rushed for at least 1,298 yards and 10 touchdowns in each of his four seasons under Bevell's tutelage. Of course, that's many moons ago, and Peterson has quite a bit of mileage on those tires now. Still, if Kerryon Johnson doesn't take that next step and rookie D'Andre Swift struggles, Peterson has plenty left in the tank to potentially be solid fantasy option at some point.
Posted: 9/07/2020 5:50 pm UTC
Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson officially signed his one-year contract worth a reported $1.05 million plus incentives Monday, Sept. 7. RB Bo Scarbrough (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserved/Injured list in a corresponding move.
Huddle Up: Peterson reunites with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, who served as his play-caller for a while with the Minnesota Vikings. Peterson likely didn't sign with the Lions unless he was convinced he would have a fairly significant early-down role, so he's worth picking up off waivers or selecting in the final rounds. As is typically the case with him late in his career, game script figures to determine how useful he'll be in fantasy.
Posted: 9/06/2020 1:16 pm UTC
Free-agent RB Adrian Peterson (Washington) is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions, according to multiple sources.
Huddle Up: Although Peterson is 35 years old, he proved that he could still perform at a high level last season, averaging 4.3 yards per carry. That being said, he doesn't project to be anything more than an RB4 option in non-PPR fantasy leagues.
Posted: 9/04/2020 5:39 pm UTC
Free agent RB Adrian Peterson has received interest from a 'couple of teams' hours after being released by the Washington Football Team on Friday, Sept. 4, according to a league source.
Huddle Up: The Chiefs, Bears and Patriots have been rumored among the possible destinations for the 35-year-old back, who still has enough left in the tank to make a fantasy impact, most likely as a reserve cutting into the workload of a team's No. 1 back. Stay tuned ...
Posted: 9/04/2020 1:29 pm UTC
Washington Football Team RB Adrian Peterson was released Friday, Sept. 4.
Huddle Up: Peterson wants to continue playing, but it remains to be seen if he'll latch on anywhere with the chance for a big share of carries. Peyton Barber or Bryce Love could get the early down work in Washington and should bump up to RB4s.
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.