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Vikes Decline Peterson's Option

this is a discussion within the NFL Community Forum; The*Vikings*are moving on without*Adrian Peterson. Minnesota announced Tuesday that it will not exercise the 2017 option on Peterson's contract. The running back was due $18 million, but will now become an unrestricted free agent on March 9. "Adrian is an ...

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Old 02-28-2017, 11:57 AM   #1
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Vikes Decline Peterson's Option

The*Vikings*are moving on without*Adrian Peterson.

Minnesota announced Tuesday that it will not exercise the 2017 option on Peterson's contract. The running back was due $18 million, but will now become an unrestricted free agent on March 9.

"Adrian is an important part of the*Minnesota Vikings*organization," said*Vikings*general manager Rick Spielman in a statement released by the team. "We will continue to have conversations with his representatives and leave our future options open while determining what is best for both parties moving forward."



Vikings won't pick up Adrian Peterson's '17 option - NFL.com

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Old 02-28-2017, 12:37 PM   #2
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Re: Vikes Decline Peterson's Option

Predictable move by the Vikes FO.

The end of an era in Minnesota for AP ... it was a great ride though.
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Re: Vikes Decline Peterson's Option

and Bell just lost 4 million
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Re: Vikes Decline Peterson's Option

Thank you for the fumbl... er ... memories, Adrian.
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Old 02-28-2017, 03:02 PM   #5
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Re: Vikes Decline Peterson's Option

Someone is still going to pay the guy. It might be an incentive-laden deal, but he's going to affect some team's cap. hopefully a team that was looking at a guard or d-lineman.
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Re: Vikes Decline Peterson's Option

All good things gotta end sometime!
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Re: Vikes Decline Peterson's Option

S**k getting old.
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