Adrian Peterson has consented to a one-year contract with the Detroit Lions, an individual with information on the arrangement told The Associated Press.
The individual addressed the AP on state of namelessness Sunday on the grounds that the arrangement had not been reported. The 35-year-old Peterson was delivered by Washington on Friday in the wake of spending the previous two seasons there. He has scrambled for 14,216 yards in 13 seasons, generally with the Minnesota Vikings.
ESPN and the NFL Network additionally announced the arrangement.
Peterson is 1,053 yards behind Lions incredible Barry Sanders for fourth on the vocation hurrying rundown. At this phase of his profession, Peterson may require his remaining burden oversaw. He rushed for 1,940 yards and 12 scores more than two seasons with Washington, playing in 31 games and bouncing back pleasantly after a one-season stop in Arizona.
The days when Sanders meandered the Detroit backfield are a distant memory. The Lions have battled as of late to build up a reliable running match-up. Kerryon Johnson indicated guarantee yet has managed injury issues. He drove the group last season with just 403 yards hurrying.
Peterson’s 898 yards in 2019 would have led the Lions in any of the past six seasons.
Sanders was quick to welcome Peterson on Twitter.
“So excited to see @AdrianPeterson coming to the @Lions – It will be great to have you in town,” Sanders tweeted.
Johnson also seemed excited about the news.
He said on his twitter account, “If I were to take a picture with him would that be fan buying too much??”.
Many other players tweeted and showed eminence happiness on the comeback of Peterson. The Lions open the season against Chicago next weekend. They face Washington on Nov. 15