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Tagged: Adrian Peterson (89 Results)

Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

I’m not a big fan of Washington’s running backs. I don’t expect I’ll go into any drafts hoping to use a middle- or later-round pick on guys like Adrian Peterson, Derrius Guice, Antonio Gibson or Peyton Barber. But I will concede that the team’s running game might be helped some by its schedule.  more »

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May
25

Washington RB Peterson has lofty goal for 2020 season

Heading into the 2020 season, one of Washington running back ADRIAN PETERSON’s goals is to pass Barry Sanders and move into fourth place in total NFL rushing yards. To reach hisMore goal, Peterson will need to rush for 1,054 yards this season. While Peterson is certainly capable of such a season, he will also face competition from a crowded Washington running back corps. Less

Source: Team Blog

Feb
20

Washington to retain veteran RB Peterson

Washington exercised the option on veteran running back ADRIAN PETERSON’s contract for the 2020 season, meaning he will remain with the team for at least another year. Despite his age, the 34-year old Peterson has been one of Washington’s most dependable players for the past two seasons.

Source: Washington Post

Dec
2

Guice, Peterson combine to outperform McCaffrey, Panthers

Washington running backs DERRIUS GUICE and ADRIAN PETERSON combined for 228 rushing yards and three touchdowns against the Carolina Panthers and their struggling run defense on Sunday. The duo outperformed CarolinaMore star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY, who managed just 44 rushing yards while also being held out of the end zone on Sunday. Less

Source: Team Website

Nov
15

Coach has plan for Washington backfield

Washington head coach Bill Callahan says that he has a “pretty good rotational system” for the backfield and running backs ADRIAN PETERSON and DERRIUS GUICE. Washington will host the New YorkMore Jets on Sunday and Guice will finally be available after missing the first eight weeks of the season with a torn meniscus in his knee. Both backs are expected to play, with Callahan adding that Guice will see “quite a bit of action”. Less

Source: Washington Post

Nov
8

Washington activates Guice from injured reserve

Washington activated running back DERRIUS GUICE from injured reserve this week after he missed the past eight games. Guice is recovering from a torn meniscus suffered in the season opener. HeadMore coach Bill Callahan has not said how he intends to use Guice and veteran ADRIAN PETERSON moving forward. Washington is on a bye this week before hosting the New York Jets in Week #11. Less

Source: Washington Post

Ian Allan: Thursday night recap

Coming into the Thursday night game, I saw Washington as the NFC’s version of Miami – a punching bag – but they’re not that bad. They were competitive in this game, and they were able to hang around against San Francisco on Sunday.  more »

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Oct
23

Peterson intends to play vs. Vikings

Washington running back ADRIAN PETERSON said on Tuesday that he intends to play on Thursday night against the Minnesota Vikings. Peterson’s availability is uncertain due to an ankle injury he sufferedMore in Sunday’s game against San Francisco. Peterson sounds motivated to play against his former team, but he is currently considered day-to-day. Less

Source: Washington Post

Podcast: October 11 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 6 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

Sep
14

Guice headed for injured reserve

Washington will place running back DERRIUS GUICE on injured reserve for the second year in a row after his recent knee injury and subsequent surgery. The team hopes to have himMore back later in the season, but Washington will now move forward with veteran ADRIAN PETERSON leading the way in the backfield. Fantasy owners take note. Less

Source: Team Blog

Sep
12

Peterson to start in Washington backfield

Washington head coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday that veteran running back ADRIAN PETERSON will start Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Peterson replaces DERRIUS GUICE, who was injured in the seasonMore opener and will not be available for the game. Guice suffered another knee injury and is expected to miss a few weeks. Less

Source: NFL.com

Sep
10

Guice suffers knee injury, could miss time

Washington running back DERRIUS GUICE suffered a knee injury in Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Guice is reportedly dealing with a meniscus injury in his non-ACL knee, although the extentMore of the injury has not been confirmed. If Guice is to miss time, veteran ADRIAN PETERSON will take over the lead role in the Washington backfield. Less

Source: NBC Sports Washington

Sep
3

Washington offense to run through Guice

Washington head coach Jay Gruden said on Monday that the offense would pretty much go through second year running back DERRIUS GUICE this season. Gruden sees Guice as an every-down back,More and the team released running back SAMAJE PERINE – seemingly supporting the case for Guice as the lead back. Veteran ADRIAN PETERSON remains on the roster and could be in the mix to some degree. Less

Source: Washington Post

Jul
1

Peterson and Guice expected to split carries

Veteran running back ADRIAN PETERSON and second year back DERRIUS GUICE are expected to split carries in the Washington backfield this season. Guice was expected to take the lead role as a rookie last season, but that was before he tore his ACL during the preseason.

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Washington running backs

There’s an article on Washington’s official team website, and it’s got a handful of noteworthy observations about the team’s running backs. It’s one of the league’s more crowded position groups.  more »

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