Embed This Adrian Peterson

Running Back Age: 32 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2007 College: Oklahoma Agent(s): Relativity Sports
  • Current Contract

    Adrian Peterson signed a 2 year, $7,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $2,500,000 signing bonus, $3,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000. In 2017, Peterson will earn a base salary of $1,000,000 and a signing bonus of $2,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,250,000 and a dead cap value of $3,500,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus $2,500,000
    Average Salary $3,500,000
    Total Guarantees $3,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $1,000,000 $1,250,000 - - $2,250,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000($3,500,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $3,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $-1,250,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,500,0002017 Cap Savings: $-250,000 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $2,250,0002018 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002018 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002017 Cap Savings: $1,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $1,050,000 $1,250,000 $2,400,000 $50,000 $4,750,000 $1,250,000 $3,500,000($7,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002018 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002018 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $3,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $1,250,0002019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $3,500,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $3.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2017 salary)
    • 2018 Per Game Active Bonus: $25,000 ($400,000)
    • 2018 53-Man Roster Bonus: $103,125 ($1.65M, increases for every incentive earned)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $750,000 (due the 3rd league day of 2018)
    • 2018 Workout Bonus: $50,000
    • Additional incentives: $8.25M
    • Annual Rush Yard Incentives:
      750: $150,000
      1000: $250,000
      1,250: $750,000
      1,500: $1,000,000
    • Annual Touchdown Incentives:
      6: $250,000
      8: $500,000
      10: $750,000 (must be the RB leader in TD)
    • 750 yards, 6 TDs, and making the playoffs: $250,000
    • Conference Championship Appearance: $500,000
    • Super Bowl Appearance: $1M

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2017

    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
    2015 30 $11,000,000 $2,400,000 $2,000,000 - $15,400,000 $15,400,000
    2016 31 $7,750,000 - $4,000,000 $250,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
    2017 32 $11,750,000 - $6,000,000 $250,000 $18,000,000 -
    2018 Free agent year 33 UFA  
    • 2015 $2 million Roster Bonus due July 28
    • 2016 $7 million guaranteed fully on 3/11/16
    • 2016 $5 million Roster Bonus due on 3/11/16
    • 2017 $6 million Roster Bonus due on 3/11/2017
    • 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
    • Vikings must exercise 2017 salary by the last league day of 2016 (3/8/2017)
       
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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 $9,676,471 - - $250,000 - - - $9,926,471
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - $13,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,750,000 - $4,000,000 $250,000 - - $1,848 $12,001,848
    10 seasons $60,976,471 $15,000,000 $7,255,000 $1,250,000 - $7,775,000 $2,451,848 $94,708,319
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $2,500,000 - - - - - $3,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - $2,400,000 $50,000 - - - $3,500,000
    $63,026,471 $17,500,000 $9,655,000 $1,300,000 - $7,775,000 $2,451,848 $101,708,319
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 08/04/2016, $2,073,529

      Fined 3 game checks from 2014 for violating the personal conduct policy (Child violence)


    • TOTAL: $2,073,529

  • 2017 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($2,250,000) Rank
    NFL: #591
    New Orleans Saints: #19
    Running Back: #30

    Total Cash ($3,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #397
    Running Back: #19

    Average Annual ($3,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #425
    Running Back: #25
  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum AAV
    Matt Asiata, MIN
    Similarity Score: 68.85%
    16 16 6 407 0.387 121 402 3.3 6 32 263 0 1 $435,000
    Zach Zenner, DET
    Similarity Score: 67.95%
    14 14 4 293 0.283 88 334 3.8 4 18 196 0 1 $526,667
    Chris Thompson, WAS
    Similarity Score: 66.17%
    16 16 489 0.46 68 356 5.2 3 49 349 2 2 $540,000
    Giovani Bernard, CIN
    Similarity Score: 65.84%
    10 10 2 394 0.362 91 337 3.7 2 39 336 1 1 $5,166,667
    Christine Michael, GB
    Similarity Score: 64.51%
    15 15 7 398 0.386 148 583 3.9 7 22 107 1 2 $585,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2016 3 3 3 84 0.080 37 72 1.9 0 3 8 0 1 6
    2015 16 16 16 666 0.651 327 1485 4.5 11 30 222 0 7 230.7
    2014 1 1 1 43 0.347 21 75 3.6 0 2 18 0 0 9.3
    2013 14 14 14 674 0.647 279 1266 4.5 10 29 171 1 5 203.7
    2012 16 16 16 771 0.745 348 2097 6 12 40 217 1 4 307.4
    2011 12 12 12 209 973 4.7 12 18 139 1 1 189.2
    2010 15 15 15 283 1298 4.6 12 36 341 1 1 239.9
    2009 16 16 15 314 1383 4.4 18 43 436 0 7 277.9
    2008 16 16 15 363 1760 4.8 10 21 125 0 9 240.5
    2007 14 14 9 238 1341 5.6 12 19 268 1 4 232.9
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

    • RB Rank: #25

    Comparable Players

    The first step in evaluating is to identify players of the same position, with similar playing time/opportunity, who signed a contract around Peterson's current age.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts to match Peterson's current age, we're provided with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Peterson statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing.

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    Adrian Peterson's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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