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Adrian Peterson

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Lions, RB Age: 35 Exp: 12 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2007 College: Oklahoma Agent(s): Relativity Sports

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  • Current Contract

    Adrian Peterson signed a 1 year, $1,050,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including an average annual salary of $1,050,000. In 2020, Peterson will earn a base salary of $1,050,000, while carrying a cap hit of $750,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,050,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,050,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 35 $1,050,000 $750,000 - $1,050,000($1,050,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $750,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2020 Player contract details by year - $750,000 - $750,000 -($0)

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2020

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $5,030,000
    Signing Bonus $1,500,000
    Average Salary $2,515,000
    Total Guarantees $1,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,015,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,015,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2018

    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

    2015-2017

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Total Guarantees $20,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2011-2017

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $86,280,000
    Signing Bonus $12,000,000
    Average Salary $14,380,000
    Total Guarantees $36,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $20,250,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2007-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $40,500,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $8,100,000
    Total Guarantees $17,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $17,000,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    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
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $705,882 - - - - - - $705,882
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $294,118 $2,500,000 - - - - - $2,794,118
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $1,015,000 - - - - - - $1,015,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,030,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - $2,530,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - - - - - - $1,050,000
    14 seasons $65,071,471 $19,000,000 $7,255,000 $1,250,000 - $7,775,000 $2,451,848 $102,803,319
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $60,976,471 $15,000,000 $7,255,000 $1,250,000 - $7,775,000 - $94,708,319
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $705,882 - - - - - - $705,882
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $294,118 $2,500,000 - - - - - $2,794,118
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,045,000 $1,500,000 - - - - - $3,545,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,050,000 - - - - - - $1,050,000
  • 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

  • Transactions

    Sep 6 2020Signed a 1 year contract with Detroit (DET)
    Sep 4 2020Released by Washington (WAS)
    Feb 19 2020Washington (WAS) exercised a $2.5M option for 2020
    Mar 13 2019Signed a 2 year $5.03 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Aug 20 2018Signed a 1 year $1.015 million contract with Washington (WAS)
    Mar 12 2018Released by Arizona (ARI), clearing $2.8M in cap
    Oct 10 2017Traded to Arizona (ARI) from New Orleans (NO) for 2018 6th round pick (#189 Kamrin Moore)
    Apr 25 2017Signed a 2 year $7 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Feb 28 2017Minnesota (MIN) declined option for 2017, clearing $18M in cap space
    Aug 4 2016Fined $2,073,529 Fined 3 game checks from 2014 for violating the personal conduct policy (Child violence)
    Jul 21 2015Signed a 3 year $42 million restructured contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Sep 10 2011Signed a 6 year $86.28 extension with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jul 29 2007Signed a 5 year $40.5 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Apr 28 2007Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#7 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 DET 1 1 24 30.8 14 93 6.6 0 3 21 0 0 11.4
    2019 WAS 15 15 15 407 42.4 211 898 4.3 5 17 142 0 3 130
    2018 WAS 16 16 16 481 47.2 251 1042 4.2 7 20 208 1 3 169
    2017 ARI 10 10 7 301 26.8 156 529 3.4 2 11 70 0 3 67.9
    2016 MIN 3 3 3 84 8.5 37 72 1.9 0 3 8 0 1 6
    2015 MIN 16 16 16 666 65.1 327 1485 4.5 11 30 222 0 7 230.7
    2014 MIN 1 1 1 43 4.2 21 75 3.6 0 2 18 0 0 9.3
    2013 MIN 14 14 14 674 64.7 279 1266 4.5 10 29 171 1 5 203.7
    2012 MIN 16 16 16 771 74.5 348 2097 6 12 40 217 1 4 307.4
    2011 MIN 12 12 12 209 973 4.7 12 18 139 1 1 189.2
    2010 MIN 15 15 15 283 1298 4.6 12 36 341 1 1 239.9
    2009 MIN 16 16 15 314 1383 4.4 18 43 436 0 7 277.9
    2008 MIN 16 16 15 363 1760 4.8 10 21 125 0 9 240.5
    2007 MIN 14 14 9 238 1341 5.6 12 19 268 1 4 232.9
    Totals 165 165 154 3,451 - 3,051 14,312 4.7 111 292 2,386 6 48 2,315.80