LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. - Adrian Peterson will finish his Hall of Fame career somewhere other than Washington.
The Washington Football Team released the 35 year-old running back in advance of Saturday's roster deadline.
In two seasons with Washington, Peterson played in 31 of a possible 32 games - only missing the 2019 season opener as a healthy scratch. For his career, Peterson has rushed for 14,216 yards - fifth on the NFL's all-time list.
Washington's running backs group now consists of: rookie Antonio Gibson, Peyton Barber, Bryce Love and J.D. McKissic. Earlier this season, Derrius Guice was released after being arrested on domestic violence charges.
Head Coach Ron Rivera spoke to the media about Adrian Peterson. pic.twitter.com/YWfoEXZ8IM— Washington Football Team (@WashingtonNFL) September 4, 2020