Peterson stays put, re-signs with Washington
Nobody knew what was looming for Adrian Peterson after a disastrous season for the Washington Redskins as a whole, but headed into the 2019 season, Peterson is staying put.
Unlike Landon Collins and Le’Veon Bell, teams these days are no longer trying to leap-frog each other for an aging running back like Peterson. However, ‘All Day’ has proven to be very efficient even in his thirties.
In not so ground-breaking news per ESPN’s Josina Anderson, AP called her to tell her that he would be re-signing with the Skins on a two-year deal worth $8 million.
RB Adrian Peterson just called me and told me "I am going back to the #Redskins. It will be a 2-year deal. I feel like we made some good moves to get to where we are trying to go."
— ig: josinaanderson (@JosinaAnderson) March 13, 2019
While the Redskins were getting blasted by injuries before the season even began, starting with rookie running back Derrius Guice, Peterson actually had a solid 2018 season.
He played 16 games with 251 attempts, 7 TD’s for 1,042 yards. Not a bad move on Washington’s part to help out the rookie coming back from injury.
No matter how you feel about the 33 year-old, here’s a look back at one of his monster runs with Washington from last season.
Adrian Peterson with a 90-yard TD run, handoff by Mark Sanchez pic.twitter.com/Y1DPu5H3am
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) December 4, 2018
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