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Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

Height: 6' 1"Weight: 220 lbsAge: 35College: OklahomaDrafted: #7 (1st Rd. by Minnesota)

2020 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 11th
Draft Rank (ECR) #161
Best / Worst #118 / #274
ADP #165


Adrian Peterson wants to play four more years in the NFL?

When asked about his playing future in the NFL, Redskins RB Adrian Peterson told TMZ Sports, “man, why not four more years? Why not?!”

Fantasy Impact

The future hall of famer will be 39 years in 2023, but doesn’t want to regret any decision he makes when he hangs up his cleats for a final time. He told TMZ Sports, "I don't want to ever be in a position where I look back and say, 'Man, I should have played two more years. I should of played another year.’ I want to enjoy it." Peterson is 4,000 yards away from Emmitt Smith’s all-time rushing record, but it seems unlikely he’ll touch that even with four more playing years. His best years are certainly behind him at this point, but Peterson can still be a contributor shouldering 10-12 carries per game with other pieces in the backfield. He’ll split time with Derrius Guice in 2020. Guice himself will look to overcome injuries that have plagued his two-year NFL career.

Adam Koffler2 weeks ago
Adrian Peterson will have a role in Redskins' offense

Redskins offensive coordinator Scott Turner says "there's a role" for the type of back Adrian Peterson is.

Fantasy Impact

In terms of the passing game Turner added that AP could be used in checkdown situations or for play action. However, Peterson has just 49 targets over the past two seasons combined. Derrius Guice, Antonio Gibson, and J.D. McKissic will all see time in this committee as well.

Adrian Peterson has 2020 option picked up by Redskins

The Redskins exercised Adrian Peterson's 2020 option.

Fantasy Impact

Peterson, who will turn 35 this off-season, will be back in Washington next year. The former MVP led the team in rushing last season but will likely be a backup to Derrius Guice in 2020. Washington coach Ron Rivera made a point to say Peterson's leadership is vital to the organization right now.

Adrian Peterson rushes for 78 yards in season finale

Washington running back Adrian Peterson rushed 13 times for 78 yards and caught one pass for no yardage in Sunday's loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Fantasy Impact

Peterson finishes the year with 898 yards rushing on 211 attempts with five touchdowns. He lost his starting gig to second-year back Derrius Guice twice, but he regained the job both times due to Guice's inability to stay on the field. With a new coaching staff and front office changes coming in Washington, it is not clear if Peterson will be back for another season.

Adrian Peterson finds the end zone for fourth straight game

Washington running back Adrian Peterson rushed 15 times for 36 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's loss to the New York Giants. He added two catches for 19 yards.

Fantasy Impact

Peterson was mostly bottled up on Sunday, but he salvaged his day from a fantasy perspective by adding a short touchdown run. He has now scored a touchdown in four straight games despite not rushing for 100 yards since Week 9.

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