Mr. Peterson certainly hasn’t gone to Washington for the money.
Adrian Peterson will earn the veteran’s minimum under terms of his one-year contract with the Washington Redskins, ESPN’s Field Yates reported Tuesday morning, citing a source.
Peterson, 33, joined the Redskins on Monday to reinforce a depleted backfield, but the team didn’t disclose his contract details at the time of his signing.
The move represents a fresh start for Peterson, who spent last season with the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals. He starred for the Minnesota Vikings from 2007 to 2016 before joining the Saints prior to the 2017 season.
Peterson has rushed for 12,000-plus yards and earned over $98 million so far in his NFL career, per Spotrac, so he seems more concerned with adding to his on-field legacy than padding his bank account.
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