NEW YORK (AP) — They were once at the top of the NFL — league MVPs, All-Pros, Pro Bowlers and faces of franchises.
With the regular season about to kick off, they're now at the front of the unemployment line.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is forming a behavioral health program seeking solutions to mental and behavioral issues for current and former athletes and their families.
The program, announced Thursday in Canton, Ohio, is supported by such hall members as Ronnie Lott, Brian Dawkins, Steve Atwater, Andre Reed and Tim Brown; current players Adrian Peterson and Calais Campbell; and David Baker, president of the Hall of Fame...
CHICAGO (AP) — Darrell Bevell had a hard time processing everything from his first game as an NFL coach...
Oh, the drama.
Each year on Super Bowl Eve, The Associated Press presents its individual awards for the NFL season in a prime-time showcase fitting for the honors...
Washington released veteran running back Adrian Peterson on Friday, a stunning move by first-year coach Ron Rivera in the name of getting younger...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have struggled all season to run the ball and score points.
But veteran running back Adrian Peterson believes the Redskins have finally found “the right recipe” with a two-pronged rushing attack, one they used to overpower the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
Running back Adrian Peterson agreed Wednesday to re-sign with Washington Redskins on two-year, $8 million deal, according to multiple reports.
Both sides were interested in a reunion after a successful 2018 season in which Peterson ran for 1,042 yards.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz was at his best back on the move again.
Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Darren Sproles ran for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles stayed in the hunt for the NFC East title with a 28-13 victory over the depleted Washington Redskins on Monday night...
Adrian Peterson was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week, the NFL announced Wednesday.
This is the ninth time Peterson has earned the award, and his first since Week 6 of the 2017 season. Peterson is coming off a performance in which he rushed for a season-high 149 yards on 26 attempts.
Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson is not expected to miss games with a shoulder injury he suffered Monday night against the New Orleans Saints, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.
Peterson was scheduled to have an MRI Tuesday, and Pelissero said he will get a second opinion just to be sure.
ASHBURN Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Monday tackle Trent Williams underwent a minor knee procedure and should be fine for when the team faces the New Orleans Saints on Oct. 8.
The operation, Gruden said, was a "bursa sac cleanup" and was previously scheduled to be taken care of during the Redskins' bye week.
LANDOVER The boo birds are out at FedEx Field.
The Redskins trail 14-3 at halftime Sunday to the Indianapolis Colts, generating only 121 yards of offense, in the process. Kicker Dustin Hopkins missed a 49-yard field goal attempt just before the end of the half.
It's go time for the Washington Redskins. Weeks away from the regular season, Friday's game against the Denver Broncos will be the Redskins' best chance to fine-tune things before taking on the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1.
In his prime, Adrian Peterson was an undeniable force so much so that the former Minnesota Vikings running back is the only non-quarterback in the last 11 seasons to have been awarded the NFL's Most Valuable Player.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night.
Blame the desperation to find quarterbacks in great part for the possibility that the Penn State All-America running back could fall well below where his talent, character and versatility warrant.
All those promises worth millions upon millions to free agents turned into paydays Wednesday when the NFL's business year began.
Of course, teams needed to clear salary cap space or rejigger their ledgers to make it work, and they'll still be doing so for months.
Adrian Peterson's short stint in Arizona is over. Jordy Nelson long and productive stay in Green Bay has ended, too...
When I think of a 32-year-old Adrian Peterson joining the Saints, I can’t help but think of Earl Campbell.
Campbell came to New Orleans in 1984 after six Hall of Fame seasons with the Houston Oilers.