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All-time great running back Adrian Peterson is still staying in shape in hopes to return to the NFL for yet another season at age 36. Peterson said, "My body feels good. I came out healthy from last season. My body feels strong. I still feel young. I still feel good. I'm ready to play ball."
Peterson had a pretty good season for a 35-year-old last year in Detroit. However, with their newly revamped running back room, they don't have a need for AP. Will a team come knocking before the season starts? If so, Peterson could carve out a role in your team's flex spot this season once again.
Free-agent RB Adrian Peterson has expressed interest in joining a championship-contending team for the upcoming 2021 season, per SiriusXM NFL Radio.
The 36-year old running back is certainly heading to the Hall of Fame but expressed his ongoing interest in joining a championship-caliber team for the 2021 season. Peterson stated during his interview that, "I'm looking for a team that's built to go and chase a championship. That's my ultimate goal and I feel like I can really help to contribute in accomplishing that. A team with a good quarterback, a good defense, and some playmakers on the offensive side of the ball." Last season in Detroit, Peterson managed to carry 156 times for 604 yards and seven touchdowns across all 16 regular-season games while rookie De'Andre Swift was developed and slowly ramped up into a featured back role throughout the season. It's likely Peterson will not be picked up by a team until the NFL Draft finishes next weekend but he certainly has a lot left in the tank and will be a great asset for a team looking to add running back depth or experience.
Adrian Peterson rushed seven times for 63 yards and a TD in the Lions’ 37-35 loss to the Vikings on Sunday.
Most of Peterson's production came on a 38-yard gainer, though he was able to cash in on a two-yard plunge for his only score of the day. Peterson is unlikely to return to Detroit in 2021, as he's publicly said that he wants to play with a contender next season.
Adrian Peterson rushed four times for 10 yards in the Lions' 47-7 loss to the Buccaneers on Saturday.
Peterson logged only four carries in this one and got no looks in the passing game. He's an afterthought in the offense and won't be worth playing in Week 17 when the Lions face the Vikings.
Adrian Peterson rushed six times for 23 yards in the Lions’ 46-25 loss to the Titans on Sunday.
With D'Andre Swift rocking and rolling, Peterson was an afterthought in Detroit's gameplan Sunday. He's well off the fantasy map for a tough Week 16 date with Tampa Bay.
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