RB Adrian Peterson - Detroit Lions
|6-0, 220||Born: 3-21-1985||College: Oklahoma||Drafted: Round 1, pick 2007|
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From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Nov 23): Peterson and the Lions running game were both pathetic against the Panthers. The Texans are a good matchup on Thanksgiving, but Peterson is only a desperation play.
Week 12: vs Houston Texans - $4700
FBG says: matchup.
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36
Adrian Peterson's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.
Latest NewsLions | Two touchdowns for Adrian Peterson (Thu Nov 26, 04:29 PM) - Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed for 55 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries against the Houston Texans in Week 12. link to story Lions | Adrian Peterson struggles in Week 11 (Sun Nov 22, 04:26 PM) - Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed for 18 yards on seven carries against the Carolina Panthers in Week 11. Our View: The Panthers had been surrendering some huge fantasy games to running backs this year, but the Lions run blocking could not open any holes for Peterson. He's only a deep desperation play against the Texans even if D'Andre Swift isn't cleared to play.
link to story Lions | Adrian Peterson, Kerryon Johnson to share time (Sun Nov 22, 11:04 AM) - Detroit Lions RBs Adrian Peterson and Kerryon Johnson are expected to split carries for Week 11's game versus the Carolina Panthers, with Peterson serving as the starter. Our View: Peterson still has a high ceiling because of the suspect Panthers run defense and his ability to get in a groove when he is fed. Johnson has a little what the heck flex appeal in PPR leagues.
link to story Lions | Adrian Peterson limited to five touches (Sun Nov 15, 07:26 PM) - Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson rushed four times for 21 yards in Week 10 against the Washington Football Team, his former organization, and he added just one grab for nine yards on one target. link to story
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