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Drew Brees talks up Mark Ingram-Adrian Peterson combo

Mark down New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees as someone excited about the team’s backfield going into next year.Most seemed to shrug off the Saints adding veteran Adrian Peterson in free agency. It was a bit of a bargain buy, as Peterson likely settled for a contract right before the draft so he’d actually be able to play next year. The Saints ended up drafting Alvin Kamara...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson out for ‘revenge’ in season opener vs. Vikings

Look out. When New Orleans Saints running back Adrian Peterson faces his former Minnesota Vikings in Week 1 next season, he’ll be out for “revenge.”In a bit of happenstance that couldn’t have been more fortuitous for the NFL, the Vikings will host the Saints in one of two opening-week games on “Monday Night Football.” That means a national audience will get the opportunity...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles agrees to one-year deal with Broncos

Jamaal Charles will be remaining in the AFC West.Charles went to Denver for a visit on Tuesday and it went well enough that the two sides agreed to a deal.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says the contract will be for one year at up to $3.75 million, which isn’t at all bad for a guy with Charles’ injury history.Charles has only played in eight games over the past two seasons due to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings land Adrian Peterson’s replacement, trade up for Dalvin Cook

The Minnesota Vikings landed one of the bigger steals of the early goings in the 2017 NFL Draft when they traded up for Dalvin Cook. He’s likely going to slide into the starting lineup immediately as the heir apparent to Adrian Peterson. Moving up from the No. 48 spot, giving up that pick and a fourth-round pick (No. 128 overall), Minnesota landed Cook at No. 41 overall in a trade...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL GM: Peterson could push Saints ‘into the playoffs and beyond’

The New Orleans Saints may list Adrian Peterson as the No. 2 running back on their depth chart behind Mark Ingram, but there are at least a few NFL front office executives who expect A.P. to make a major impact with his new team.Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoke with multiple front office executives and assistant coaches who feel the Saints and New England Patriots were the only...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints officially announce signing of Adrian Peterson

We’ve known since yesterday, but the New Orleans Saints just made it official: Adrian Peterson will join them next season. Peterson, 32, who has played in only 20 games in the past three years, will be paid about $3 million and will likely back up Mark Ingram. New Orleans head coach Sean Payton put out a milquetoast statement welcoming Peterson to the Saints, calling it “a rare...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Saints still interested in Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson reportedly remains on the New Orleans Saints’ radar.According to Jeff Duncan of NOLA.com, 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
April 24, 2017  |  Discuss
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