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Over his NFL career, Adrian Peterson has nearly double the amount of games with 100 rushing yards as Saints RBs since Drew Brees joined New Orleans in 2006. Peterson was drafted in 2007.
Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer
The Saints officially announced their 2-year agreement with Adrian Peterson. "It's rare and unique to have the opportunity to add a Hall of Fame player to your roster," Sean Payton said in a statement. "His career has been top-notch and speaks for itself. We think he will be an excellent fit in our locker room and in our offense. …"
Field Yates @FieldYates
Source: the Titans have picked the 2018 fifth-year option on OT Taylor Lewan. No brainer for the tone-setting OT.
Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer
Falcons announce they have exercised 5th-year option on LT Jake Matthews. Was next step before long-term deal. Matthews was first round pick in 2014. He is set to make $2,665,386 season this season and now under contract through 2018.
David Newton ESPN Staff Writer
So how will running back Adrian Peterson signing with NFC South rival New Orleans impact the Panthers? Based on what Peterson did against Carolina in four games with the Vikings not much. Peterson averaged only 64.2 yards rushing in those games and has only three touchdowns, two rushing. What the Saints need is defense. Offense isn't the problem.
Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer
The Bears named running back Jordan Howard and wide receiver Josh Bellamy as this year's Brian Piccolo Award winners. The Piccolo Award is voted on by Bears players only who reward one rookie and one veteran player they feel best exemplifies the courage, loyalty, teamwork, dedication and sense of humor of the late Brian Piccolo.