It looks like Adrian Peterson is going to be hitting free agency. The Vikings announced they will not pick up his 2017 option, which will make him a free agent on March 9. They will, however continue talking.
This likely won’t affect the Chiefs - unless John Dorsey really wants to surprise us all - but he’ll be one of the bigger names on the market.
Some team out there will be interested in Peterson and they will sign him. You hope that he has what he had in 2015 when he ran for 1,485 yards. If that’s the case, he’d be a solid signing. However, running backs tend to drop off a cliff at a certain point. Is Peterson already there?
A lot of these questions and conversations you can have about Jamaal Charles too. Essentially, how much do they have left? Not the exact same situation - Jamaal could be under contract beyond March 9 instead of a free agent outright - but close.
I should also note that the Raiders are up there with the best odds to land Peterson. I don’t think I would like that.