Adrian Peterson Reportedly Considering Retirement Due to Contract Standoff

May 26, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Running back Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings is very much up in the air, and if he ultimately decides that playing for the Vikes again is out of the question, retirement is reportedly on the table.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the 30-year-old superstar may choose to retire if the Vikings don't opt to trade him or meet whatever demands he might have.
The six-time Pro Bowler admitted in December that he was thinking about retiring from football after his season-long suspension was upheld, per ESPN.com's Ben Goessling:
I've considered retiring from the NFL. I still made $8 million this year. I've thought about getting back into the real estate (business in Texas) I'm already in. That's something I've been interested in, something I'm involved in. I've thought about getting back into that. I've thought about going after the Olympics—you only live once. It might be time for me to pursue that, as well. I love playing football, don't...

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