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Lions RB D'Andre Swift dealing with concussion
D'Andre Swift's availability for Week 11 is in doubt. The Lions running back is dealing with a concussion issue and did not practice Thursday.
NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 8: Running backs
Adam Rank breaks down which running backs you should start and which ones you should sit for Week 8 of the 2020 NFL fantasy football season.
NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 4: Running backs
Adam Rank breaks down which running backs you should start and which ones you should sit for Week 4 of the 2020 NFL fantasy football season.
Lions plan to keep leaning on Adrian Peterson in backfield
Adrian Peterson took more snaps in the Lions backfield in their win over the Cardinals. The Lions want to continue giving the running back the ball.
Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 2: Running backs
Start 'Em & Sit 'Em is the ultimate weekly look at NFL matchups and how they'll affect your fantasy football team. Adam Rank takes you on this week's fantastic voyage of who should be in and who should be out.
Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 2 of 2020 NFL season
Marcas Grant breaks down his picks for players worth a look on the fantasy waiver wire following Week 1.
Lions' Patricia coy on Adrian Peterson's role in Week 1: 'You know, we'll see'
Entering his 14th NFL season, Adrian Peterson is back in the NFC North. The newly acquired Lions RB arrives in Detroit with a familiar OC and perhaps a role already carved out for 2020.
Veteran RB Adrian Peterson signing with Lions two days after Washington release
Two days after being released by the Washington Football Team, veteran running back Adrian Peterson has agreed to join the Detroit Lions on a one-year deal, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday, per informed sources.
Cam Newton embodies Patriot Way; Fournette's fresh start and Adrian Peterson's potential finish
Bucky Brooks says Cam Newton and the Patriots are a perfect match. Plus, analysis on Leonard Fournette's signing, Adrian Peterson's release and much more.
Friday's NFL training camp injury and roster news
The Los Angeles Rams are expected to go with rookie seventh-round pick Sam Sloman at kicker, Tom Pelissero reported. Keep track of the latest news and notes from NFL training camps.
Washington releases veteran running back Adrian Peterson
If Adrian Peterson wants to play another four or five seasons, he'll have to find a new home to continue Hall of Fame career. Washington has released Peterson, though three teams have already inquired about the 35-year-old RB.
Training Camp Buzz: Titans RB Derrick Henry, the dual threat?
After proving his dominance on the ground in 2019, reigning NFL rushing champion Derrick Henry is working to become more dangerous in another area of his game.
Unbreakable NFL records: Emmitt Smith's mark out of reach?
In the wake of All-Pro Chandler Jones' eyebrow-raising comment about the single-season sack mark, Judy Battista, Jeffri Chadiha, Michael Silver and Jim Trotter identify NFL records that might never be broken.
Peterson: Winning title is ultimate goal, not breaking Smith's record
"Winning a championship" is what Adrian Peterson is really chasing, not Emmitt Smith's all-time rushing record.
Ranking the past 10 MVP seasons: Lamar Jackson, Peyton Manning stand out
Lamar Jackson broke records en route to claiming the MVP award. But so did Peyton Manning in 2013. Whose MVP campaign was better? Gil Brandt ranks each of the past 10 MVP seasons.
NFC East training camp preview: Eagles' new weapon, Cowboys' Qs
Will Jalen Reagor unlock Philadelphia's offensive potential? Do the loaded Cowboys have a potential bugaboo on each side of the ball? Nick Shook examines all four NFC East teams ahead of training camp, identifying notable position battles, strengths and weaknesses.
Ranking all 32 RB1s heading into 2020: Saquon Barkley at No. 6
Saquon Barkley held the top spot in Maurice Jones-Drew's ranking of the league's 32 RB1s heading into 2019. This year, however, the Giants RB didn't crack the top five. Check out why and where the rest of the NFL's starting running backs land in MJD's list.
State of the Franchise: Redskins trending up with Ron Rivera in tow
With Ron Rivera taking over as head coach and Dwayne Haskins putting himself in position for a breakout sophomore campaign, Adam Rank says the Washington Redskins are heading in the right direction for the first time in a long time.
Adrian Peterson hopes to play 'four more years' in NFL
Future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson might not retire any time soon. How many more years could he play in the NFL?
Adrian Peterson not fretting about winning RB starting job
Adrian Peterson thinks he's got plenty left in the tank, but can the former All-Pro beat out a crowded backfield to be the starting running back in Washington?
Adrian Peterson 'didn't like' Trent Williams trade to 49ers
Adrian Peterson likes the make up of this year's Redskins team, but the veteran running back wishes Washington didn't trade offensive tackle Trent Williams.
Jerick McKinnon to test knee in Peterson workouts
Injuries have sidelined Jerick McKinnon since he joined the 49ers two years ago. In his quest to get back on the field, the RB is planning to work out with former teammate Adrian Peterson.
LeSean McCoy: 'Just want to play two more years'
Surprised by his selection to the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team, running back LeSean McCoy believes he will sign shortly with a new team to carry on into the next decade.
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
Texans vs. Lions highlights | Week 12
Watch the full-game highlights of the Week 12 game between the Houston Texans and the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving 2020.
Adrian Peterson slices through Texans' defense for second TD
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson slices through Texans' defense for second TD.
Adrian Peterson hammers in physical TD to cap Lions' opening drive
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson rushes for a 1-yard goal-line touchdown.
Adrian Peterson discusses donating 100,000 meals on Thanksgiving 2020
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson discusses donating 100,000 meals on Thanksgiving 2020.
Adrian Peterson uses hesitation move to gain 13 yards
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson uses hesitation move to gain 13 yards against the Washington Football Team.
Lions vs. Jaguars highlights | Week 6
Watch highlights from the Week 6 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Adrian Peterson finishes impressive Lions' drive with TD run
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson finishes impressive Lions' drive with touchdown run.
Saints vs. Lions highlights | Week 4
Watch the highlights between the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions in their Week 4 matchup.
Adrian Peterson stops on a dime, hammers in critical fourth-down TD
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson stops on a dime, hammers in critical fourth-down TD.
Top rushes of September 2020
Check out the top rushes from the NFL during September of the 2020 season.
Lions vs. Cardinals highlights | Week 3
Watch the highlights from the Detroit Lions road win against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 3 of the 2020 NFL regular season.
Stop, spin and sprint! Vintage AP shows up on impressive 27-yard burst
Stop, spin and sprint! Vintage form of Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson shows up on an impressive 27-yard burst.
Lions vs. Packers highlights | Week 2
Watch the highlights from the Week 2 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Green Bay Packers.
Peterson jets through open field for 25-yard rush
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson rushes for 25-yard gain.
Bears vs. Lions highlights | Week 1
Watch the highlights from the Week 1 matchup between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions.
Every touch from Adrian Peterson's Lions debut | Week 1
Watch every touch from Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson's debut with the Detroit Lions during Week 1 against the Chicago Bears.
Adrian Peterson flashes old form on explosive 21-yard run
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson flashes old form on explosive 21-yard run.
Adrian Peterson shows burst off left guard for 16-yard run
Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson shows burst off left guard for 16-yard run
First look: Adrian Peterson in uniform at Lions practice
First look: See Detroit Lions running back Adrian Peterson in uniform at the Lions practice.
Rapoport: Adrian Peterson 'probably going to play' for Lions in Week 1
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo break down RB Adrian Peterson's 1-year contract with the Detroit Lions.
Pelissero: Several teams interested in Peterson after release from Washington
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports that several teams have already expressed interest in running back Adrian Peterson after the RB's release from the Washington Football Team.
AP on being released by Washington: It 'caught me off guard'
Veteran RB Adrian Peterson says being released by the Washington Football Team caught him off guard.
Garafolo: Might 'take some time' for Peterson to land with a new team
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo breaks down the Washington Football Team's decision to release running back Adrian Peterson.