Adrian Peterson

Running Back

Age: 35
Free Agency: 2021 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 12
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $3,234,375 (1.55% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $2,500,000 (1.42% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Contract Value: $5,030,000 ($2,515,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $1,500,000
  • Contract Ranking: 29/192 at RB

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusPer Game Roster BonusCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201934$1,030,000$750,000$0$1,780,0000.9%
2020 📝
February 25: 2020 team option to be activated no later than 22nd day prior to 2020 league year.
35$2,250,000$750,000$250,000$3,234,3751.5%
Total$3,280,000$1,500,000$250,000$5,014,375

Contract Notes

Adrian Peterson signed a two year, $5.03 million contract with the Redskins. $1.5 million is guaranteed. An additional $1.5 million in incentives is available.
Career Earnings: $98,457,353
Career APY: $7,573,643
Potential Earnings: $100,957,353
Total Guarantees: $53,900,000
Largest Cash Payment: $20,250,000 (2011)
Largest Cap Number: $15,400,000 (2015)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
VikingsDraftedRenegotiated20075$18,555,000$3,711,000$12,150,000$19,530,000105.3%$4,882,500
VikingsExtensionRenegotiated20116$85,280,000$14,213,333$20,250,000$49,676,47158.3%$12,419,118
VikingsOtherTerminated20153$42,000,000$14,000,000$13,000,000$25,000,00059.5%$12,500,000
CardinalsSFATerminated20172$7,000,000$3,500,000$3,500,000$705,88210.1%$705,882
SaintsSFATraded20172$7,000,000$3,500,000$3,500,000$00.0%$0
RedskinsSFAExpired20181$1,015,000$1,015,000$0$1,015,000100.0%$1,015,000
RedskinsUFAActive20192$5,030,000$2,515,000$1,500,000$2,530,00050.3%$2,530,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Vikings10$94,206,471$9,420,647$92,006,4710.0%$00.0%
Cardinals1$705,882$705,882$705,8820.0%$00.0%
Saints0$0$0$00.0%$2,794,1180.0%
Redskins2$3,545,000$1,772,500$2,410,0000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2007Vikings$285,000$500,000$1,255,000$0$0$1,540,000$2,040,0001.9%$6,990,000
2008Vikings$370,000$2,055,000$0$0$0$370,000$2,425,0002.1%$8,145,000
2009Vikings$755,000$2,055,000$0$0$0$755,000$2,810,0002.3%$755,000
2010Vikings$3,640,000$2,055,000$0$0$0$1,140,000$5,695,000--$3,640,000
2011Vikings$8,250,000$4,455,000$0$0$0$8,250,000$12,705,00010.6%$20,250,000
2012Vikings$8,000,000$4,455,000$0$0$250,000$8,000,000$12,705,00010.5%$8,000,000
2013Vikings$11,250,000$2,400,000$0$0$250,000$3,750,000$13,900,00010.7%$11,500,000
2014Vikings$11,750,000$2,400,000$0$0$250,000$0$12,326,4719.3%$9,926,471
2015Vikings$11,000,000$2,400,000$2,000,000$0$250,000$13,000,000$15,400,00010.3%$13,000,000
2016Vikings$7,750,000$0$4,000,000$0$250,000$11,000,000$12,000,0007.6%$12,000,000
2017Cardinals$1,000,000$0$0$0$0$705,882$705,8820.4%$705,882
2018Redskins$1,015,000$0$0$0$0$0$630,0000.4%$1,015,000
2019Redskins$1,030,000$750,000$0$0$0$0$1,780,0000.9%$2,530,000
2020Redskins$2,250,000$750,000$0$250,000$0$0$3,234,3751.5%$2,500,000
Total$68,345,000$24,275,000$7,255,000$250,000$1,250,000$48,510,882$98,356,728$100,957,353
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Saints2017$1,544,118$2,794,118
Saints2018$1,250,000$0
Total$2,794,118$2,794,118

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201112----48.1%0.0%2089704.712181397.7110
201216----74.5%0.0%34820976.012402175.4142
2013142064.7%0.0%27912664.510291715.9153
20141014.2%0.0%21753.602189.0000
2015160065.2%0.0%32714854.511302227.4073
201631308.0%0.0%37721.90382.7011
2017105027.1%0.2%1565293.4211706.4032
2018160047.2%0.0%25110424.272020810.4132
2019150142.4%0.0%2118984.35171428.4032

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$2,625,000$2,515,000
Injury Adjusted$2,625,000$2,515,000
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OTC Valuation $2.6M $5.2M $7.8M $10.4M $13.0M APY $2.7M $5.3M $8.0M $10.7M $13.3M $6,061,000 $4,250,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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