And it appears there’s at least some interest on their part.
Giants coach Ben McAdoo was asked specifically Tuesday whether they’d have interest in adding the 32-year-old running back, and he replied directly: “Never say never.”
He also said that despite his age and the fact he’s had one healthy season in the last three years, he thinks Peterson has the ability to help a team.
“He’s a guy who’s a very talented player, and he has a chip on his shoulder,” McAdoo said. “And if he can stay healthy he has a lot to offer.”
Whether that guy is Peterson remains to be seen, but McAdoo’s response did nothing to stop the speculation linking them.