A recent report suggested that free agent running back, Adrian Peterson is not likely to land a deal before the 2017 NFL Draft takes place.
While he looks to find his next opportunity, Peterson is reportedly willing to play for $5 million or less for the “right situation,” per Peter King of mmqb.com.
This is a change of tune considering Peterson reportedly said previously he is seeking a deal that would pay him at least $8 million per year.
As far as a “right situation” goes, Peterson is likely interested in a contending team. He did mention after he became a free agent that he is looking to play with an “established quarterback.”
Peterson most recently visited the New Orleans Saints, but clearly no deal came about. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston also said he would enjoy an opportunity to play with Peterson. And back when Peterson newly became a free agent, he expressed interest in both the Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks.
As it stands, no team seems willing to sign the 32 year-old running back until the draft plays out. Perhaps if Peterson has decreased his demands he might receive a little more attention in the days leading up to the month’s draft. We shall see.