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Adrian Peterson confirms he will sign with Saints

Adrian Peterson has officially found a new home for the 2017 season, as the veteran running back confirmed on Tuesday that he will be signing with the New Orleans Saints.Peterson told ESPN’s Josina Anderson that he will sign a two-year contract worth a total of $7 million that is basically a one-year deal with an option. He’ll make $3.5 million guaranteed in 2017 and can make...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peterson to play role of backup behind Ingram with Saints?

With Adrian Peterson closing in on a deal with the New Orleans Saints (which you can read about here), it begs a question: What’s to become of Mark Ingram? Ingram is four years younger than Peterson and coming off of a season where he ran for 1,043 yards at 5.1 yards per carry.A reader asked a Nick Underhill of The Advocate a similar question, wondering why would the Saints sign...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson, Saints 'closing in on a deal'

Adrian Peterson’s visit with the New Orleans Saints earlier this month is said to have gone well, and apparently the two sides enjoyed the meeting enough to start talking numbers.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported on Monday that Peterson and the Saints are "closing in on a deal" that would pay the veteran running back somewhere in the range of $3 million for the 2017 season. Peterson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints still interested in Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson reportedly remains on the New Orleans Saints’ radar.According to Jeff Duncan of, the Saints are “very much involved” with Peterson, and continue to look at a short-term deal. Peterson has visited the Saints, and we were always led to believe this was going to be a possibility down the line. There is no word on how serious these talks are, as finances...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants have interest in Peterson, Blount

The New York Giants are still looking to bolster their backfield after they released Rashad Jennings back in February, but that does not mean they are willing to spend a fortune on the position.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Giants have interest in free agent veterans Adrian Peterson and LeGarrette Blount. However, they have no intention of overpaying for either...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Winston 'absolutely' would like to play with Peterson

Jameis Winston and Adrian Peterson worked out together this offseason, so the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback has a handle on the veteran running back’s health. And having seen what Peterson still has to offer following knee surgery last year, Winston would “absolutely” like to play alongside him if given the chance.“I don’t know of anyone that wouldn’t,” Winston said...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson not expected to land deal until after draft

Veteran free agent running back Adrian Peterson has yet to secure a new deal. Now, it is looking quite clear that Peterson won’t be signing on with any team prior to the 2017 NFL Draft. Peterson most recently visited the New Orleans Saints, though obviously no deal was struck. It would seem that any potential suitor for Peterson wants to see how the draft shakes out before approaching...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints to host Adrian Peterson next week

Still without a team, Adrian Peterson is set to visit another team in the upcoming week. According to Heath Evans, the free agent running back will visit the New Orleans Saints. While Peterson remains unsigned, he has certainly been active this week. Most recently, he visited with the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, which you can read about here.Additionally, even without...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots put Peterson through tryout during visit

Adrian Peterson’s free-agent visit with the New England Patriots reportedly included an on-field workout.Citing a source, The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin reported Wednesday the Patriots put the former Minnesota Vikings running back through a tryout when they hosted him Monday at Gillette Stadium.Peterson left the visit without a contract, sources told ESPN’s Field Yates.Peterson...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining Adrian Peterson’s reported free-agent visit with Pats

Search Adrian Peterson’s name on Twitter or take a look at the New England Patriots’ subreddit, and fans clearly are split on whether they feel comfortable adding the free-agent running back.Peterson reportedly will visit the Patriots on Monday. This comes a week after a Boston Herald report indicating the Patriots won’t consider drafting Oklahoma’s Joe Mixon.Peterson reached...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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