Adrian Peterson

Running Back Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2007 College: Oklahoma Agent(s): Relativity Sports
  • Current Contract

    Adrian Peterson signed a 3 year, $42,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000. In 2015, Peterson will earn a base salary of $11,000,000 and a roster bonus of $2,000,000. Peterson has a cap hit of $15,400,000 while his dead money value is $15,400,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Guaranteed $20,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $11,000,000 $2,400,000 $2,000,000 - $15,400,000 $15,400,000
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $7,750,000 - $3,000,000 $250,000 $11,000,000 -
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $11,750,000 - $6,000,000 $250,000 $18,000,000 -
    2018 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2015 $2 million Roster Bonus due July 28
    • 2016 $7 million guaranteed, fully on 3rd day of 2016 league year
    • 2016 $5 million Roster Bonus due on 3rd day of 2016 league year
    • 2017 $6 million Roster Bonus due on 3rd day of 2017 league year
    • 2016 and 2017 $250k Workout Bonus (OTA practices and mandatory minicamps)
    • 2016 Roster Bonus Escalator
      $1M (1,750 rush yards and a divisional playoff win)
      $2M (1,900 rush yards and a Super Bowl win) 
    • 2016 Roster Bonus De-Escalator
      -$1M (less than 1,550 rush yards OR no playoff win)
      -$2M (less than 1,350 rush yards OR fails to make the playoffs)
    • De-escalators can be earned back in 2017 incentives
      $1M de-escalator can be earned back with 1,550 rush yards AND a playoff win
      $1M of the $2M de-escalator can be earned back with 1,350 rush yards AND a postseason birth
       

    Previous Contracts

    2011-2017

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $86,280,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $14,380,000
    Guaranteed $36,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2011 26 $8,250,000 $2,900,000 $1,555,000 $250,000 $12,955,000 $20,250,000
    2012 27 $8,000,000 $2,900,000 $1,555,000 $250,000 $12,705,000 -
    2013 28 $11,250,000 $2,400,000 - $250,000 $13,900,000 $7,450,000
    2014 29 $11,750,000 $2,400,000 - $250,000 $14,400,000 $5,050,000
    2015 30 $12,750,000 $2,400,000 - $250,000 $15,400,000 $2,400,000
    2016 31 $14,750,000 - - $250,000 $15,000,000 -
    2017 32 $16,750,000 - - $250,000 $17,000,000 -
    2018 Free agent year 33 UFA  
    • $36 million guaranteed
    • Escalators: $4 million
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $250,000 (must complete ALL activities, not earned in 2012/2015)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $3,000,000 $1,255,000 - - - $2,450,000 $6,990,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $370,000 - - - - $7,775,000 - $8,145,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $755,000 - - - - - - $755,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,640,000 - - - - - - $3,640,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $8,250,000 $12,000,000 - $250,000 - - - $20,500,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - $250,000 - - - $8,250,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $11,250,000 - - $250,000 - - - $11,500,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $11,750,000 - - $250,000 - - - $12,000,000
    8 seasons $44,300,000 $15,000,000 $1,255,000 $1,000,000 - $7,775,000 $2,450,000 $71,780,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $13,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,750,000 - $3,000,000 $250,000 - - - $11,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,750,000 - $6,000,000 $250,000 - - - $18,000,000
    $74,800,000 $15,000,000 $12,255,000 $1,500,000 - $7,775,000 $2,450,000 $113,780,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Adrian Peterson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($15,400,000) Rank
    NFL: #16
    Minnesota Vikings: #1
    Running Back: #1

    Total Cash ($13,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Running Back: #0

    Average Annual ($14,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Running Back: #0
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    Current Value Rankings

    Ranking Adrian Peterson's current TVS in terms of similar players at his position.

    • Previous Rating: -4.13
    • Cap Hit: $14,400,000
    • Free Agent: 2018

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 9.3
    • Points/Game: 9.3
    • Points/Snap: 0.22


    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2014 1 1 43 21 75 3.6 0 2 18 0 0 9.3
    2013 14 14 674 279 1266 4.5 10 29 171 1 5 203.7
    2012 16 16 771 348 2097 6 12 40 217 1 4 307.4
    2011 12 12 209 973 4.7 12 18 139 1 1 189.2
    2010 15 15 283 1298 4.6 12 36 341 1 1 239.9
    2009 16 15 314 1383 4.4 18 43 436 0 7 277.9
    2008 16 15 363 1760 4.8 10 21 125 0 9 240.5
    2007 14 9 238 1341 5.6 12 19 268 1 4 232.9