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WATCH: Adrian Peterson goes airborne, shows off leaping ability in training camp video

Adrian Peterson may now be 32 years of age, but he’s still in great shape and can jump higher than many other running backs in the NFL.He showed that in training camp on Saturday, putting on a show for the fans by approaching a stack of blocking pads and leaping over them with ease. He looks great in drills — now let’s see what he can do on the field for his new team.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adrian Peterson shows off insane hops during practice

Adrian Peterson may not be the dominant running back that he once was. But the New Orleans Saints veteran demonstrated that, when called upon, he still has crazy hops.During a practice on Saturday, Peterson approached a stack of blocking pads that came up to around his neck. He went up and over the stack. If he touched the pads at all, it was nothing more than a slight graze. At...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson will not play in Saints preseason opener

Adrian Peterson’s debut with the New Orleans Saints will likely have to wait a week or more. According to ESPN’s Dianna Russini, Peterson will not take to the field when his new team opens up its preseason slate against the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. While Peterson did miss all but three games with a knee injury last season, this doesn’t seem to be injury related. Instead...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adrian Peterson Raw Footage from Training Camp

Adrian Peterson looks like he will be a great addition for the New Orleans Saints this season. Watch as he cuts and catches his way through training camp.
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson admits ‘the doubt motivates me’

Adrian Peterson has embarked upon a new chapter in his Hall of Fame-caliber NFL career after signing on with the New Orleans Saints this offseason. And while Peterson is on the perceived wrong side of 30 for a running back — he turned 32 in March — the generational player sees No reason why he can’t defy expectations and return to a level of productivity not seen out of him...
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson fires back at critics who say he can’t catch

Adrian Peterson has never been known as a pass-catching back, but the seven-time Pro Bowler doesn’t appreciate when people say that is due to his inability to catch a football.On Wednesday, Peterson said he finds it humorous when people say he can’t catch.“It’s always funny to me. … It’s like a lot of people say, ‘Well, he can’t catch the ball.’ And I’m like,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Ingram 'not afraid of a little competition' with Peterson

With all the excitement coming out of New Orleans Saints practice over the way Adrian Peterson looks, it’s easy to forget that Peterson may not even be the team’s starter. That job will likely belong to Mark Ingram, who insists he is not concerned about losing it.On Sunday, Ingram told reporters he is not afraid of having to compete for playing time — even against one of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson wants to play five more seasons

The common belief across the NFL is that Adrian Peterson is nearing the end of his career, otherwise there would have been more teams that expressed interest in signing him. But as far as the 32-year-old is concerned, those teams will be kicking themselves in several years when he is still playing.Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate described a moment Peterson had at Saints...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: ‘In my mind, I feel like I have a lot of years left’

New Orleans Saints running back Adrian Peterson was at the team’s facility on Tuesday to make his first public comments since signing a free agent contract last month.A future Hall of Famer, Peterson saw the Minnesota Vikings decline his option for the 2017 season prior to the start of free agency. He then had to wait a few long weeks before finally inking a deal with New Orleans...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson releases statement about joining Saints

Adrian Peterson has issued a statement about signing a two-year deal with the New Orleans Saints worth $7 million with added incentives. The statement marks his first public comments since finalizing the deal on Tuesday.The 32-year-old running back, in the statement issued through ESPN’s Josina Anderson, indicates his decision to join the Saints was inspired by how “it just felt...
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April 26, 2017  |  Discuss

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