In Weeks 12-13 of his 14th #NFL season, @Lions RB @AdrianPeterson rushed for multiple TDs in consecutive games for the first time of his career.

At 35 years & 260 days, he becomes the oldest player in #NFL history to ever rush for multiple TDs in consecutive games.#OnePride

— Detroit Lions PR (@LionsPR) December 6, 2020

Sit back and enjoy the @AdrianPeterson & @D_Hest23 show. (Oct. 14, 2007)

📺: #MINvsCHI -- Tonight 8:15pm ET on ESPN
📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports app

— NFL Throwback (@nflthrowback) November 16, 2020
Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson

November 4, 2007: Vikings’ rookie @AdrianPeterson gets 296 rushing yards on 30 carries along w/ three TDs during a 35-17 win over the Chargers. The 296 rushing yards is a NFL single-game record that still stands today.

— This Day In Sports Clips (@TDISportsClips) November 4, 2020

Friday Flex ‼️‼️‼️

Let’s end the week strong #AllDay

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) October 30, 2020

Back on track, keep that momentum going ❗️#AllDay

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) September 28, 2020

Adrian Peterson's still got it. #OnePride

📺: #DETvsAZ on FOX
📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports app:

— NFL (@NFL) September 27, 2020

Adrian Peterson can't stop. Won't stop.

AD finished his Lions' debut with 9⃣3⃣ yards on 1⃣4⃣ carries and 2⃣1⃣ receiving yards.#OUDNA x @AdrianPeterson

— Sooner Gridiron (@soonergridiron) September 13, 2020

Adrian Peterson is one of maybe two players (Herschel Walker) who could have gone straight to the NFL from high school. Incredible career continues at age 35 in Detroit.

— Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) September 6, 2020

Compensation update I: New Lions’ RB Adrian Peterson is signing a one-year, $1,050,000 deal, plus incentives with Detroit, per league source.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 6, 2020

A surprise: The Washington Football Team is releasing legendary RB Adrian Peterson, sources tell me and @MikeGarafolo.

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 4, 2020
What to know from Washington’s Sunday practice: Adrian Peterson eyes five more years in the NFL

Adrian Peterson wants a Super Bowl and Emmitt Smith’s rushing record

.@AdrianPeterson’s 2nd day of Player’s Choice programming on @nflnetwork kicks off TODAY at 4p ET

— NFL Media (@NFLMedia) July 22, 2020

Y’all make this game what it is!! Gets my blood flowing seeing this childhood game of ours bringing everyone together

Never take it for granted! #AllDay

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) July 7, 2020

All too often, we men find it easier to criticize each other, instead of building each other up. With all the negativity going around let's do something positive!! ✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿#everybody

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) June 5, 2020

Adrian Peterson eyes starting

All Day. 💪@AdrianPeterson's BEST plays from 2019!

— NFL (@NFL) February 24, 2020

🗣 Still going strong!!! Let’s get to work #AllDay 🔋

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) February 19, 2020

Saturdays in Oklahoma ♨️#BoomerSooner

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) February 13, 2020

Tunnel Vision ⚫️⚪️#AllDay

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) January 22, 2020

Adrian Peterson #⃣1⃣, DeMarco Murray #⃣5⃣ on Yahoo's Top 10 Running Backs of The Decade list.

"Only one running back won MVP honors in the decade and that was Peterson in 2012."

➡️ | #BoomerSooner

— Sooner Gridiron (@soonergridiron) January 7, 2020

Merry Christmas everyone!!!

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) December 25, 2019

If we didn't know who Adrian Peterson was, we'd watch the Redskins and say their RB looks like a superstar.

— Andy Benoit (@Andy_Benoit) October 14, 2019
Adrian Peterson Tops 100 yards vs the Dolphins

Adrian Peterson promotes game with trip to Asia

Adrian Peterson on 2019: 'I got my mark set at 2,000'

I enjoyed seeing these young men go to work at the Oklahoma All Day Camp.

We want to teach the kids at our camp hardwork, dedication, & perseverance. The “All Day” way!

Next stop on the tour Minneapolis Minnesota.

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) June 5, 2019

We are excited to officially kickoff the 2019 All Day Elite camp tour in Norman Oklahoma. Boomer Sooner nation im coming home!


— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) April 16, 2019

Washington officially re-signed RB Adrian Peterson today to a two-year contract.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 18, 2019

Adrian Petrson 2018 reflection post Facebook

Adrian Peterson 2018 1042 yards rushing Redskins

Awesome moment as @saquon got to meet one of his heroes this week. 🙌 @AdrianPeterson

— The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) November 1, 2018

Adrian Peterson has a special handshake ready for Cris Carter

1️⃣st for the @Redskins, 💯 for his career. @AdrianPeterson #OUDNA

— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) September 9, 2018

Adrian Peterson became 7th player in NFL history with 12,000+ rushing yards and 100+ rushing TDs, joining 6 Hall of Famers:

Emmitt Smith
Walter Payton
LaDainian Tomlinson
Jim Brown
Marshall Faulk
Marcus Allen

— Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) September 10, 2018

Chris Carter thinks AD will stink

Adrian Peterson 11 carries last night for 56 yards. Great to see AD out there again. Peterson carried the ball seven consecutive plays on one possession, and the 2012 MVP later picked up 15 yards on fourth-and-1.  Read More

Adrian Peterson, Redskins running back, August 24, 2018

Everything happens for a reason. Wait on God and trust in him. He wants the best for us! He wants to take us from glory to glory, and from victory to victory. #faith #believe #redskins #allday

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) August 21, 2018

Visit will be tomorrow. Peterson is apparently in very good shape. Interesting visit for Washington after they brought in a few backs today.

— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 19, 2018

Adrian Peterson: Doubt motivates me, even my own

— SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) July 11, 2017

Adrian Peterson Saints Uniform

.@AdrianPeterson in the black and gold! #Saints

— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) May 25, 2017
Adrian Peterson’s Chance for One Last Big Run  via @Andy_Benoit

Adrian Peterson: 'I knew what I was getting myself into' in Saints backfield that spreads ball around to multiple backs. Comfortable with it

— Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) May 2, 2017

Hey @Saints fans...
The new RB in town?

He's pretty good. 👀👀👀

— NFL (@NFL) April 25, 2017

Most Rush Yards Per Game in NFL History
Jim Brown 104.3
Barry Sanders 99.8
Adrian Peterson 95.5
*Min. 100 games

— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 25, 2017

AP didn't play much last yr but wasn't great when he did. BUT-NO ranked 6th in avg yds per carry BEFORE 1st contact in 2016. MIN ranked 30th

— Matthew Berry (@MatthewBerryTMR) April 25, 2017
Adrian Peterson statement to Josina Anderson 
Adrian Peterson's statement to Josina Anderson on joining the Saints

And so Adrian Peterson is a Saint.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 25, 2017

Source: Adrian Peterson’s visit to New Orleans yesterday did not involve a workout, like it did in New England

— Ben Volin (@BenVolin) April 12, 2017

If Adrian Peterson is visiting the Patriots, he's reset his financial expectations. They pay running backs like they pay longsnappers.

— Andrew Brandt (@AndrewBrandt) April 3, 2017

Adrian Peterson Does Local News Interview ... Reporter Has No Idea (VIDEO + PHOTO)

— TMZ (@TMZ) March 2, 2017

Job 8:7 Your beginnings will seem humble, so prosperous will your future be. My mindset

— Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) March 1, 2017

"As you know, Adrian Peterson is out this week. A Vikings source tells me it's very likely Peterson won't play next week either. It's possible we've seen Peterson in purple for the last time." via Bob Holtzman, ESPN

Adrian Peterson set for surgery tomorrow, may miss 3-4 months

Tuesday Links:
Peterson disappoints / What, if anything, can we read into Adrian Peterson’s slow start?

Game 1 vs Titans, 19 carries, 31 yards, ouch. Update Adrian Peterson stats page.

NFL star @AdrianPeterson and Olympic gold medalist @Carl_Lewis will serve as #TexasKickoff honorary captains! 📰

Peterson Is Football’s Best Pure Runner via @Andy_Benoit 8/5/2016
Andy writes "Adrian Peterson is still the best pure runner in football. True, far too many of his runs last season failed to get back to the line of scrimmage, but that’s what happens when you put a superstar running back behind three backup linemen and with a quarterback who doesn’t threaten the field vertically. What makes Peterson special is his violent downhill burst paired with explosive lateral agility. No player moves left and right in confined spaces with such balance and force."

Mike Zimmer talks about Adrian Peterson 8/2/2016 Link
Q: You’re still a run-first team.
A: Yeah. It’s going to go through Adrian (Peterson). That’s how it is. But we’re trying to be a little more diverse in some of the things we do.

Q: How close is Adrian to practicing?
A: He’s close. (The hamstring strain is) real slight. Real, real slight. He can do a lot of things. It’s just I don’t want him full-go yet. He’s probably 95 percent or something like that.

Q: Can he still handle the workload like he has at age 31?
A: Oh, yeah. He’s 6% body fat. He’s a stud, man. And he works. And he’s excited about it. I think he’s excited about the changes we made on the offensive line, the new guys we brought in.

Is Adrian Peterson still the number 1 running back in fantasy? PFF article 7/14/2016

Adrian Peterson says boring offseason could mean earlier retirement
"That's it," Peterson told ESPN. "Training camp, going through the grind, OTAs and all that -- that will definitely be the deciding factor. Physically, body-wise, I'll be good. It's just mentally -- like with OTAs, I'm out there practicing, I'm going, I'm putting in work. But it's so repetitive that it's more suited toward the young guys and getting them into the system. It gets kind of boring."

#TBT OU's Meet and Greet 2006

 Adrian Peterson 2006 meet and greet

Adrian Peterson removes limit for matching donations to Palestine, Texas

Adrian Peterson High School DVD

05/09/2016: Adrian Peterson: A Flood and the Fight for a Ring


12/11/2015: Not all RBs embracing NFL's shift away from power run game

12/3/2015: Video: Mike Silver discusses Seahawks vs Vikings, and Adrian Peterson

11/30/2015: Adrian Peterson passes three to reach 18th on rushing list

Adrian Peterson a bulldog against NFL's top run defense. The Vikings star busted past eight-, nine- and 10-man fronts.


11/16/2015: The Vikings are in first place in the NFC North! AD with 203 yards rushing on the day, with a sweet 80 yard touchdown run to seal the game. Mike Silver wrote about AD on today

11/9/2015: Adrian Peterson leads the NFL in rushing, again.

10/27/15: From the StarTribune: Adrian Peterson, explosive plays and negative plays: a deeper look

9/28/2015: Vikings 31, Chargers 14: Adrian Peterson says, 'Yeah, I think I'm back' Adrian Peterson leads the NFL in Rushing!
Against the Chargers this week he gained 126 yards on 20 carries (6.3 YPC) as well as scoring his first two touchdowns of the season. He gained 109 of those 126 yards after contact and forced a ridiculous 10 missed tackles in those carries. Peterson has never been the most complete back in the world, and his receiving skills are more a case of being just good enough to get the ball in his hands and let him run again, but he added 58 receiving yards on a couple of receptions out of the backfield to finish the day with 184 yards from scrimmage. via PFF

9/17/2015: Adrian Peterson hits “reset button,” not worried about shotgun

7/21/2015: Peterson, Vikings agree to redo last 3 years of deal

6/13/15: Adrian Peterson moving past anger at Vikings, focused on football Vikings star running back thrilled by Adrian Peterson Day Saturday in native Palestine, Texas

6/2/15: Adrian Peterson is at VIking's OTA here's VIDEO


5/27/15: “He’s got two choices. He can play for us or not play,” Zimmer said, via Ben Goessling of

4/16/15: NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

4/15/15: Adrian Peterson is eligible for reinstatement by the NFL today.

4/9/15: John Sullivan says Vikings players want Adrian Peterson back

4/8/15: MMBQ: The Lure of Peterson
With Adrian Peterson nearing a return to the NFL, the next question is: Where will he play? The Cowboys and Cardinals are possibilities, but don’t expect either to act desperately.

3/21/15: Happy Birthday AD

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