Seahawks sign Adrian Peterson to practice squad

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Running back Adrian Peterson’s visit with the Seahawks went well.

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said at his Wednesday press conference that Peterson has signed to the Seattle practice squad. Carroll joked that he’s been trying to land Peterson on his team since he was coaching the University of Southern California.

“We didn’t get him back in the day but like I just told him we finally got him,” Carroll said, via Curtis Crabtree of PFT and KJR.

Peterson was cut by the Titans a little more than a week ago. He ran 27 times for 82 yards and a touchdown in three games for Tennessee.

The Seahawks lost Chris Carson for the year to a neck injury and they currently have Rashaad Penny and Travis Homer dealing with injuries.

40 responses to “Seahawks sign Adrian Peterson to practice squad

  1. You’re 3-8, why would you not try a younger guy? Good thing they have a high draft pic-oh, never mind….

  2. At least Pete knows how to use him,not like the Last coach. Adrian well help alot and he is a good leader

  3. Just what they need, a running back who can’t catch, block, or do short yardage.

  4. Seattle may as well sign Franco Harris again and Jim Brown can threaten to sign with the Raiders.

  5. One thing Pete has proven over and over again is that he does NOT know how to use players properly.

  6. Why not? I don’t know why Tennessee let him go, but Seattle has nothing to lose by giving him a shot. It’s not going to make their running game any worse.

  7. Shame he’s had to bounce around for work. He’s been fairly productive everywhere he’s been.

  8. tip: stop just using Adrian to run up the middle like the Titans. it’s very easy to defend against whenever Adrian is on the field its a run up the middle 100% of the time. at this stage of his career Adrian needs some space to power his way through.

  9. This should be a life lesson for younger players. AP loves the game so much and doesn’t care about money. He’s made his money…its all about football now. Amazing that he still has a burning desire, with all the money in the bank. Kudo’s to Him!!

  10. AP knows in his heart of hearts that once teams stop calling him ,he’s officially done with football forever. Let him play till he drops.

  11. His Titan number of 27 carries and 82 yards is identical to his 4 games with NOLA in 2017. He went on to gain 3,000 yards 20 rushing touchdowns with Arizona, Washington and Detroit.
    Let the man play as he’s 3.5 months shy of 37 years old and near the end. He just loves the game. He has a helluva wife to let him traverse the country playing for all these different teams

  12. lawrenceofalabia says:
    December 1, 2021 at 5:36 pm
    Just what they need, a running back who can’t catch, block, or do short yardage.

    AP has over 300 career catches, and most of his career you dont want him blocking you want him carrying the rock. He has 120 rushing touchdowns so maybe 3-4 RB’s have more.
    You forgot to add “he’s a fumbler” even though he isnt in the top 50 fumblers among running backs all time. He’s fifth in yardage, 4th in touchdowns,fifth in carries but 79th on the all time fumble list. Keep it up and you may one day get hired as an NFL talent scout.

  13. I believe AP got in trouble with Titans coach Grabel for a couple of 4th and 1 situations that AP missed. It looked like he got swarmed behind the line of scrimmage but the coaches may know more. But I think that cost him his spot with the Titans.

  14. jimmbrown44
    He might be a bit over the hill now but if you
    are suggesting he NEVER could do short yardage you don’t watch much football.

  15. jimmbrown44 says:
    December 1, 2021 at 6:55 pm
    This should be a life lesson for younger players. AP loves the game so much and doesn’t care about money. He’s made his money…its all about football now. Amazing that he still has a burning desire, with all the money in the bank. Kudo’s to Him!!

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    umm, AP is broke and owes millions to creditors.

  16. With all the injuries the Ravens have had in the back field did you ever wonder why they never called AP? I think the answer is obvious. Love the guy but he is done

  17. This smells like desperation. Trying to generate some fan excitement by signing a well over the hill RB. If he can break a few more records by playing Seattle they’ll do it. Their season is lost. They might as well stay in the headlines by signing AP. This is the perfect player for Seattle since their starting QB cares about his “legacy” then doing what is right for the team. Why do you think AP still plays? I don’t think it’s for love. I think it’s for blown money and record standings. I bet you could throw Frank Gore out there and he’d put up better stats and be a mentor to the team.

  18. To borrow a phrase from Regina George;

    “Pete, stop trying to make the running game happen. Its not gonna happen!”

  19. As a Vikings fan, there’s a lot I don’t like about Adrian Peterson the person and the player. Maybe, as some have suggested, he actually does need the money. But it’s hard to question his desire and love of the game.

  20. Keep getting work brother. If a team would have committed to him the beginning of the year and not in an emergency he would have put up good numbers in a rotation.

  21. A sad ending to an illustrious career and another cautionary tale about managing your finances properly.

  22. Father Time has caught up with ‘All Day’, now he is good for about 10 minutes.

  23. A sad ending to an illustrious career and another cautionary tale about managing your finances properly.
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    Never fails to amuse, how fans are so concerned with players legacies.

    If you got to live your dream, I doubt you’d be in a rush for it to end.

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