Adrian Peterson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Adrian Peterson To Return In 2018

    Pro Football Rumors "Adrian Peterson‘s season is over, but his career is not. The veteran running back says that he’ll be back on the field in 2018. “The good news is my neck injury doesn’t require surgery, but I’m told by Dr. Robert Watkins that the best thing for me is just more rest than the length of the..." December 15

  • Cardinals placing Adrian Peterson on injured reserve "Adrian Peterson's season is over. The Arizona Cardinals are placing the veteran running back on injured reserve, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Peterson has missed the last two games with a neck injury. ESPN first reported the development. The move..." December 15

  • Arians: 'No idea' if Adrian Peterson will play again in '17 "Will we see Adrian Peterson again this season? That prospect remains in doubt. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told reporters Wednesday that he has "no idea" if the veteran running back will return after missing the past two games with a neck injury, per the team's official website. Peterson..." December 13

  • Source: Cardinals' Peterson unlikely to play Sunday

    ESPN "Arizona Cardinals running back Adrian Peterson is likely to miss his second straight game due to a neck injury, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson. The source said Peterson's injury does not require surgery but could require multiple weeks of rest to heal. Arizona hosts the Tennessee..." December 08

  • Cardinals RB Adrian Peterson a game-day decision vs. Rams

    ESPN "The Arizona Cardinals are pessimistic that running back Adrian Peterson will be able to play in Sunday's matchup against the Los Angeles Rams, though he is considered a game-day decision, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Peterson is listed as questionable with a neck injury. On Friday..." December 03

  • Cardinals' Peterson a game-time decision Sunday vs. Rams

    Pro Football Talk "Adrian Peterson‘s chances of playing Sunday don’t appear quite as good as Cardinals offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin made them out to be Thursday. Goodwin said Peterson was “fine.” But the star running back didn’t practice all week, missing Friday, too, with a neck injury. The Cardinals..." December 01

  • Cardinals RB Adrian Peterson could get 37 more carries vs. Seahawks

    Arizona Republic "Prior to Sunday, nobody in NFL history had more carries in a single game at his age than 32-year-old Adrian Peterson. During a 20-10 victory over the 49ers, the Cardinals veteran running back ran a staggering 37 times for 159 yards. “He’s not a normal 32-year-old running back,” quarterback Drew..." November 07

  • Cardinals' plan without Carson Palmer is to feed 'the beast,' Adrian Peterson

    CBS Sports "Adrian Peterson isn't playing for a team that gives him a chance to retire with a Super Bowl ring, but he's going to get the next best thing: an opportunity to prove he's still capable of serving as a starting running back at the age of 32. With both quarterback Carson Palmer and star running back..." November 04

  • Cardinals to feed Adrian Peterson against 49ers

    Fanrag Sports "In the absence of injured starting quarterback Carson Palmer, the Arizona Cardinals will be forced to find another way to win on Sunday afternoon against the rival San Francisco 49ers. However, it appears as though the NFC West franchise already has something up its sleeve: Feed running back..." November 03

  • Adrian Peterson already feels rejuvenated with Cardinals

    Fanrag Sports "Arizona Cardinals running back Adrian Peterson turned back the clock during his first game with his new team on Sunday, rushing for 134 yards and scoring a pair of touchdowns in his debut against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Peterson was notably traded to the Cardinals from the New Orleans Saints..." October 16

  • Saints trade RB Adrian Peterson to Cardinals for conditional draft pick

    ESPN "The Arizona Cardinals got the help they needed in their run game. Arizona traded a conditional pick to the New Orleans Saints for running back Adrian Peterson on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Dianna Russini. The Cardinals' running game has been a major weakness for them since David Johnson..." October 10

  • Multiple teams reportedly believe Adrian Peterson is on the trade block for Saints

    CBS Sports "The Adrian Peterson-Saints marriage has gotten off to a rocky start. Back in April it seemed like a glorious fit, with Peterson prepared to pair up with another future Hall of Famer in Drew Brees to give the Saints offense some real balance. Four weeks in, Peterson has gained more headlines for..." October 08

  • Saints RB coach: Just a matter of time before Adrian Peterson has success

    Pro Football Talk "Through his first four games as a member of the Saints, there’s been little sign that running back Adrian Peterson has a lot of juice left in the tank. Peterson has 27 carries for 81 yards, including four yards on four carries against the Dolphins last week, and the Saints have had more success..." October 05

  • Adrian Peterson puts hands together to pray during national anthem

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints followed through with their plan to kneel before the playing of the national anthem and stand during it in London on Sunday, and Adrian Peterson did something slightly different from the rest of his teammates. Peterson linked arms with other Saints players, but he also..." October 01

  • Adrian Peterson misses practice with tweaked knee "Will Adrian Peterson be on the field when New Orleans battles the Dolphins in London? The veteran Saints running back missed Thursday's practice, according to NFL Network's James Palmer, who is stationed across the sea. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Peterson "tweaked his..." September 28

  • Payton: We didn't discuss featured role for Peterson "Following a New Orleans Saints season opener in which Adrian Peterson saw just nine snaps and six carries for 18 yards, the question heading into a Week 2 tussle versus the New England Patriots is how much the running back will see the field. With Peterson, Mark Ingram and pass-catching rookie..." September 17

  • Adrian Peterson has no issue with Sean Payton, will not be traded

    Larry Brown Sports "It took only one game for speculation to run rampant that Adrian Peterson is unhappy in New Orleans, but all indications are that the so-called “rift” between the star running back and Saints coach Sean Payton has been overblown. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Peterson and Payton..." September 17

  • Adrian Peterson 'didn't sign up for nine snaps' but laughs at Payton sideline exchange

    The Advocate "Adrian Peterson can laugh now at some of the memes that popped up on the Internet after a sideline exchange between the veteran running back and head coach Sean Payton. One in particular, depicting Peterson as Denzel Washington's character from Training Day, still gets the running back..." September 15

  • Adrian Peterson: Exchange with Sean Payton about running routes

    ESPN "Adrian Peterson says a first-half sideline exchange Monday night with coach Sean Payton was simply Peterson suggesting the New Orleans Saints run the ball up the middle, which they then did. At first, Peterson said the brief exchange, video of which circulated on the internet during the game,..." September 12

  • Adrian Peterson with the Saints is new, strange and full of expectancy

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Adrian Peterson was running a wheel route 30 yards downfield with two defenders blanketing him when Drew Brees launched the ball. What the … ? “Yeah, that’s not the first thing we think of when looking at Adrian’s skill set,” Saints coach Sean Payton joked after a practice with the Texans a..." September 04

  • Adrian Peterson to sit out Saints' preseason game vs. Browns on Thursday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints are eager to see how running back Adrian Peterson looks in game action, but the team and droves of curious fans reportedly won't find out Thursday. Peterson will not play in the preseason opener against the Cleveland Browns, according to an ESPN report. Coach Sean..." August 10

  • Adrian Peterson trying to be more conscious about diet by going '80-20 vegan'

    The Advocate "Adrian Peterson couldn't help himself. A couple of days ago, Peterson was passing by a Church's Chicken, and the fast-food restaurant started calling to him. Peterson, who's been trying to watch what he eats, succumbed to the craving. "That three-piece looked so good," Peterson said...." August 06

  • Prepare for AP 2.0: 'He Is Still Going to Be in That Upper 1 Percent'

    Bleacher Report "It was late April, time for Adrian Peterson to make a decision about his future. He was back home in Houston after a free-agent visit to New Orleans. He was praying for a sign. Saints? Patriots? Seahawks? Another team? Then one day he was looking for a duffel bag in his home office. Things..." July 11

  • Adrian Peterson makes potent Saints offense even more dangerous

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints meet, it is not a pretty sight for football purists. On average, NFL teams each scored 22.7 points in a game during the 2016 season, according to Pro Football Reference. Since the Packers and Saints hired Mike McCarthy and Sean Payton as head..." July 10

  • How much of an impact will Adrian Peterson have on NFC South?

    ESPN "The buzz surrounding Adrian Peterson grew even more deafening around New Orleans Saints camp this spring with each powerful step the 32-year-old running back took on the practice field. "I'm amazed, honestly. Seeing him just take off his first few steps are as explosive as I've ever seen by a..." July 04

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