Adrian Peterson signing with the Redskins: reports

August 20, 2018

The Redskins are signing running back Adrian Peterson, according to the NFL Network.

#Redskins are signing RB Adrian Peterson, sources tell me and @RapSheet. Peterson embarks on his 12th NFL season with his fourth team. Needs 37 rushing yards to pass Jim Brown and crack the top 10 all time. Can do it quickly in Washington. Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 20, 2018

Peterson, 33, spent last season with the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals. He ran for 529 yards and one touchdown in 10 games before suffering a season-ending neck injury.

The Redskins were in need of another running back after the team lost rookie Derrius Guice for the season and backups Samaje Perine (ankle) and Byron Marshall (leg) were also banged up.

The deal is for one year, according to USA Today.

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