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Around the NFL: Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson has had a great career, and if it's up to him it's not done yet. Peterson is working out and hoping to catch on with a team before the start of the season. He's 36 years old, but I'm not inclined to bet against him.   more »



Draft prospect Harris working out with NFL legend Peterson

Top running back prospect NAJEE HARRIS has been training with veteran NFL running back ADRIAN PETERSON ahead of the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. Harris is arguably the best running back inMore the upcoming draft class, while Peterson remains an All-Pro and former MVP who still hopes to play in 2021. Harris ended his tenure at Alabama as the school’s all-time leading rusher with 3,843 yards and 46 touchdowns. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Long-range touchdown runs

Adrian Peterson is 36 years old and doesn’t currently have a team. If his career is over, it will have been a heck of a ride.  more »



Adrian Peterson planning to play to 40 and beyond

Veteran running back ADRIAN PETERSON, who turns 36 next month, said recently that he envisions himself being “a 40-year-old back out there rushing for 1,500 yards and amazing people still”. PetersonMore also added that he has hopes of breaking Emmitt Smith’s all time rushing record before his career is over. While fantasy owners can appreciate his lofty goals, it’s worth noting that Peterson rushed for just 604 yards on 156 carries for the Detroit Lions in 2020. Peterson is set to head into free agency ahead of the upcoming 2021 season. Less

Source: New York Post

Around the NFL: Older running backs

Adrian Peterson and Frank Gore both exceeded expectations last year. As older backs, both were able to run for more than 600 yards – reasonably more than anybody would have expected. And both are indicating they’d like to continue playing.  more »


Poll: December 7, 2020

After disappointing seasons, Adrian Peterson and T.Y. Hilton have scored two weeks in a row. Are they...

Akin to great stretch run additions (25%)
Useful depending on the matchup. (38%)
Hot garbage. They got lucky. Sell high. (38%)

Bevell era begins with Detroit victory

With rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT and star wide receiver KENNY GOLLADAY both unavailable for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, their replacements carried the load in Detroit’s comeback win. VeteranMore running back ADRIAN PETERSON scored 2 touchdowns, while new lead receiver MARVIN JONES scored a touchdown and led the team in receptions and yards. MATTHEW STAFFORD looked re-energized under interim head coach Darrell Bevell, topping 400 yards passing with 3 touchdowns. Less



RB Peterson the lone bright spot in Lions Thanksgiving Day loss

Coming off a shutout loss last weekend and learning just before Thursday’s game against the Houston Texans that rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT would be unavailable, the Detroit Lions seemingly hadMore nowhere to go but up on Thanksgiving. Unfortunately for the Lions, they lost their fourth consecutive Thanksgiving Day game. Veteran running back ADRIAN PETERSON was the lone bright spot for the Lions (and for any fantasy owners that actually started him) with 2 one-yard touchdown runs while filling in for the concussed Swift. Less

Source: Detroit News


Swift, Golladay, Amendola all out for Lions

Detroit Lions running back D’ANDRE SWIFT has been ruled out for today’s Thanksgiving Day game against the Houston Texans. The Lions will move forward with some combination of ADRIAN PETERSON and KERRYON JOHNSON.  Also out for the Lions are wide receivers KENNY GOLLADAY and DANNY AMENDOLA, both of whom are dealing with hip injuries.



Lions RB Swift dealing with concussion

Detroit Lions rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT began to show concussion like symptoms on Thursday and his availability for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers is in doubt. Swift is comingMore off an impressive performance in his first start of the season last week against the Washington Football Team. If Swift does not clear the concussion protocol in the next couple of days, the Lions will likely turn back to the tandem of ADRIAN PETERSON and KERRYON JOHNSON. Less

Source: Detroit News


Vikings RB Cook has career game vs. Lions

Minnesota Vikings running back DALVIN COOK had his first career 200-yard rushing game in Sunday’s win against the Detroit Lions. Cook continued his solid play, adding 2 touchdowns to go alongMore with the impressive rushing performance. Interestingly, former Minnesota running back ADRIAN PETERSON (now a member of the Detroit Lions) was on the other sideline to watch Cook’s outing. Peterson had six 200-yard rushing games when he played for the Vikings. Less

Source: Team Website


Lions RB Swift limited by hip injury

Detroit Lions rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT returned to practice on Wednesday in a limited capacity. Swift has been dealing with what has been confirmed as a hip injury since theMore beginning of training camp. Swift’s status for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears is unknown, but his role could be limited considering that ADRIAN PETERSON and KERRYON JOHNSON are both healthy. Less

Source: Team Blog


Lions sign veteran RB Peterson to one-year deal

The Detroit Lions signed veteran free agent running back ADRIAN PETERSON on Sunday morning. Peterson was a surprise release late last week by the Washington Football Team, which decided to moveMore forward with younger options at the running back position. The move will reunite Peterson, 35, with Lions offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, who served in the same role for the Minnesota Vikings from 2006 to 2010. Peterson will add a veteran presence to a young running back corps in Detroit. Less

Source: Detroit News

Around the NFL: Patriots cut Miller

Patriots release Lamar Miller, and their backfield begins to come into focus Or does it? I wonder if Bill Belichick has one more notable running back move left in him this season.  more »


Around the NFL: Adrian Peterson

You can't fight Father Time forever. The early cuts are rolling in, and the biggest name is a future Hall of Famer expected to at least open as a starter. Washington axed Adrian Peterson today.   more »


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