Fantasy Football: Adrian Peterson Football Jabber

August 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings Running Back, Adrian Peterson, has been a consistent fantasy football stud since entering the league in 2007.  Since his breakout rookie season, he has been seen as one of the top running backs to snag on your fantasy football draft day. Now that Brett Favre has confirmed his return, can Peterson continue his reign near the top of draft boards?
Many see Favre as a key to Peterson’s worth. Many also forget that Peterson was doing his thing before Favre got there and would have continued if he didn’t return. While Favre does relieve some pressure from an opposing defense, Peterson would have likely gained even more carries and would still have his offensive line.
While Peterson’s carries went down in 2009 (still over 300), his receptions more than doubled from the previous season, adding value in leagues that reward Points Per Reception (PPR). In 2010, the man that took regular receptions from Peterson is gone as Che...

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