Latest Adrian Peterson News

Chiefs keep leaning on McKinnon, other unsung players

Jan. 19, 2022 17:17 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon probably shouldn't have been surprised to spend all season buried on the Chiefs depth chart. The journeyman running back had been passed over plenty of times before. Start with those early years in Minnesota, when he backed up...

Titans star running back Derrick Henry cleared to practice

Jan. 05, 2022 18:08 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have made the easy move opening the 21-day window for Derrick Henry to practice Wednesday. The next decision, particularly the timing, will be more challenging. Taking the 2020 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year off...

49ers have quarterback question headed into season finale

Jan. 03, 2022 19:47 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The playoff scenario for the San Francisco 49ers is pretty simple — a Week 18 win against the Rams or a loss by New Orleans will send the Niners to the postseason for the second time in five seasons under coach Kyle Shanahan. The more complicated...

Wagner wants to keep playing, but future in Seattle unclear

Dec. 29, 2021 17:57 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — As the beginning of his 10th season neared, Bobby Wagner decided he was going to take a stand. If he was going to be mandated to speak weekly about the state of the Seattle Seahawks, he was going to use some of that time to focus on things he cares about. ...

Seahawks show some resolve in snapping losing streak

Dec. 06, 2021 19:44 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — In the middle of the locker room after their first win since Halloween, Pete Carroll shouted “We ain’t dead yet, boys!” Technically, that’s correct. The Seattle Seahawks aren’t dead in the sense of still having a small percentage chance of reaching...

Seahawks hold on late for wild 30-23 win over 49ers

Dec. 05, 2021 21:34 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the late-game mistakes and missed opportunities throughout their disappointing season, the Seattle Seahawks continue to believe there is something worth playing for. They showed the San Francisco 49ers exactly that Sunday. ...

The Latest: Kickers had 7 missed XPs in afternoon games

Dec. 05, 2021 19:54 PM EST

The Latest from Week 13 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:50 p.m. It’s been another rough day for NFL kickers. With only the Sunday night matchup between the Broncos and Chiefs remaining, kickers have...

Seahawks elevate Adrian Peterson from practice squad

Dec. 04, 2021 16:43 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks elevated veteran running back Adrian Peterson from the practice squad to the active roster for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers. Seattle made the roster move on Saturday due to questions about its running back...

Adrian Peterson could play Sunday for Seahawks

Dec. 03, 2021 18:01 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — With three running backs listed as questionable, the Seattle Seahawks could elevate Adrian Peterson from the practice squad to play against San Francisco, coach Pete Carroll said Friday. Peterson was signed this week by the Seahawks due to concerns...

Rookie Elijah Mitchell becomes pleasant surprise for 49ers

Dec. 02, 2021 02:56 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Mitchell has been one of the NFL's biggest surprises this season. Whether it's going from overlooked sixth-round project out of Louisiana-Lafayette into one of the league's productive backs as a rookie, or his knack on nearly every run...