Is there a marriage in the works?
"He's a guy who's a very talented player, and he has a chip on his shoulder," McAdoo said. "And if he can stay healthy, he has a lot to offer."
McAdoo could shift his attack to accommodate any player he wants, but a better fit might be the Lions. Detroit could use an early down thumper and general manager Bob Quinn didn't exactly dismiss the idea of kicking the tires on Peterson.
"I think A.P. definitely has plenty left in the tank," Quinn said Monday. "So we'll kind of see how it goes."
One potential roadblock for Peterson is this year's draft, a runner-rich class boasting backs who hit the scene a decade younger than the ex-Vikings star -- at a fraction of the price.