Adrian Peterson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Adrian Peterson fires back at critics, says he can be a receiving back

    Larry Brown Sports "Adrian Peterson knows he could have a more difficult time finding a job this offseason than he did a year ago, and he may end up not finding one at all. If nothing else, the future Hall of Famer is going down swinging. Peterson will turn 33 later this month and has suffered multiple..." March 15

  • Adrian Peterson calls signing with Texans his ‘dream scenario’

    Clutch Points "Recently cut by the Arizona Cardinals, running back Adrian Peterson openly admits that the Houston Texans is a franchise he would love to play for. Peterson told TMZ that his “dream scenario” was to sign with the Texans. “Obviously, being back home would be awesome,” Peterson said. “Houston..." March 13

  • Adrian Peterson should sign with the Dallas Cowboys for 2018

    247 Sports "Adrian Peterson has been linked to the Dallas Cowboys ever since he broke out as a star freshman at Oklahoma. He grew up less than two hours away from Dallas in Palestine Texas, and his big personality made him the ideal running back to wear the star on his helmet. For most of his career, a..." March 12

  • Cards expected to release RB Adrian Peterson on Monday

    ESPN "The Arizona Cardinals are expected to release RB Adrian Peterson on Monday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Peterson, 32, was owed a $750,000 bonus on Friday, the third day of the league year. The source said Peterson could re-sign with the Cardinals at a later date. " March 12

  • Adrian Peterson ordered by judge to pay $600,000 loan

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Former Vikings star Adrian Peterson, who has earned nearly $100 million as a running back in the National Football League, left Minnesota without paying back a loan and must fork over about $600,000 to his lender, a Hennepin County judge has ruled. Peterson borrowed $2.4 million from Crown Bank..." February 07

  • Adrian Peterson thinks he can play four or five more years

    Pro Football Talk "Adrian Peterson is back in Minnesota to check out the Super Bowl, and he thinks he’ll have a few more years of trying to get on the field in a Super Bowl. Peterson told Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press that he plans to play four or five more years. “At the end of the day, I know..." February 03

  • Arizona Cardinals expected to waive running back Adrian Peterson

    Arizona Sports "After acquiring him from the New Orleans Saints in October, the Arizona Cardinals will be moving on from running back Adrian Peterson, according to 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station’s Mike Jurecki. Peterson’s salary cap hit for the 2018 season would be $3.5 million, $2 million in base salary..." January 31

  • 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