Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

Player Overview

Peterson tore the meniscus in his right knee in September of 2016. He returned to play just 1 more game (Week 15) before his season ended with knee and groin injuries. This year, the 32-year old will play backup to Mark Ingram in New Orleans. That should minimize his injury risk.

SIP 2 4 5 2


Chance of Injury in 2017: 44%
Projected Games missed for 2017: 3.6


Estimated Remaining Productive Weeks: Coming Regular Season
Estimated Post Injury Effectiveness: Coming Regular Season
Chance of Re-injury: Coming Regular Season

Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Dec 18, 2016 NFL Inguinal Groin Strain Grade 2 Peterson suffered a groin strain agains the Colts constraining him from playing in the next 2 games.
Sep 18, 2016 NFL Knee Meniscus Tear Peterson hurt his knee during Week 2 game. He was carted off the field and it was later diagnosed as a torn meniscus, earning him a spot on the IR.
Dec 10, 2015 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Peterson was unaffected after rolling his ankle early in the game against the Cardinals.
Dec 22, 2013 NFL Pedal Foot Sprain In Week 16, Peterson reinjured his foot and missed the following week's action.
Dec 8, 2013 NFL Pedal Foot Sprain Peterson suffered a foot strain late in the season forcing him to miss a game.
Mar 1, 2013 NFL Inguinal Groin Tear Grade 3 Peterson sustained a torn groin during the offseason but recovered by OTA's.
Aug 9, 2012 NFL Knee ACL Sprain Grade 2 This was a hangover from Week 16 when he blew out his ACL and missed 4 preseason games.
Dec 24, 2011 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 In Week 16, Peterson sustained a torn ACL placing him on the IR for the remainder of the season.
Nov 20, 2011 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Peterson was sidelined in the 4th quarter after he suffered a Grade 2 ankle sprain and returned 5 weeks later.
Dec 13, 2010 NFL Thigh Glute Strain Peterson sustained a thigh strain against the giants and was sidelined for the next week's action.
Nov 28, 2010 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Peterson hobbled off the field favoring his right ankle and later returned with it all taped up, he was benched the following game because of an ankle sprain.
Aug 3, 2010 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 In the beginning of the preseason, Peterson suffered a hamstring strain earning him a spot on the bench for one preseason game.
Nov 11, 2007 NFL Knee ICL Tear Grade 3 In his game against the Packers, Peterson was carted off before half time and was diagnosed with a torn LCL, sidelining him for the following two weeks.