ShAMELESS PLUGS and other stuff
With free agency unofficially set to begin today, giving Adrian Peterson a chance to choose his team for 2017 and beyond, he might have more boxes he would like to check than serious suitors for his services.
Peterson, soon to be 32 and coming off a significant knee injury, has suggested he still feels he should be one of the NFL’s highest-paid running backs and believes that he should continue to be the focal point of someone’s offense.
And Peterson, who has been a part of one career playoff win, hopes to play for a Super Bowl contender, one with a good head coach and a good defense.
He wouldn’t mind playing for one of the teams in his home state of Texas, too.
Anything else you’re looking for, Adrian?
Considering all that while looking at the NFL landscape, it appears that Peterson could get a reality check Tuesday at 11 a.m. when the NFL’s two-day negotiation window opens, allowing teams to discuss contract terms with the agents for other teams’ free agents.
But, as the old saying in this league goes, it only takes one team …
After a long week with NFL decision-makers, player agents and reporters mixing it up until the early mornings in Indianapolis watering holes at the NFL scouting combine, no clear suitors for Peterson have publicly emerged. Reports and rumors out of the combine, which wrapped up Monday, regarding Peterson have been about the teams that have caught his eye, not the other way around.
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