Adrian Peterson will continue his free agency tour with the New England Patriots, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Peterson will meet with the Patriots Monday. He has already met with the Seahawks Seahawks, according to Schefter.
The Minnesota Vikings elected not to pick up Peterson's contract option this offseason, which made the running back a free agent. Peterson is most interested in joining the Seahawks, Oakland Raiders and Patriots, according to Yahoo.com. Earlier this offseason, Yahoo! reported Peterson wants between $4 million and $6 million per year.
Peterson, 32, played just three games in 2016 before tearing his meniscus. In 2015, he finished the season with 1,485 rushing yards and 11 rushing touchdowns.
The Patriots have running backs Rex Burkhead, James White, Dion Lewis, D.J. Foster and James Develin on contract. The Patriots added Burkhead on a $3.15 million, one-year deal this offseason. LeGarrette Blount, who spent 2016 with the Patriots and finished with a franchise-record 18 rushing touchdowns, is still a free agent.
Patriots seven-time Pro Bowl special teamer Matthew Slater is in Pittsburgh on Saturday making a free-agent visit to the rival Steelers, according to an ESPN's Field Yates.
Slater, who turns 33 in September, has spent the past 10 seasons in a New England. The special teams captain and one of the leaders in the locker room signed a one-year, $1.8 million contract extension in 2016.
The Patriots lost special teamer Johnson Bademosi to the Texans in free agency on Friday but signed special teamers Brandon Bolden and Brandon King just before the free agency period began.
More to come...
Tom Brady has been making the media rounds lately with "Good Morning America" and "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" appearances this past week to promote his "Tom vs. Time" series and TB12 Method book. On Saturday, Brady was a phone-in guest on NPR's "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me" for their "Not My Job" segment.
Before a mostly cheering live audience in Hartford and after a discussion of the benefits and drawbacks - mostly drawbacks - of tomatoes and strawberries, plus an assessment of the intelligence of most defensive coordinators, Brady settled in to handle three questions about the world's second-most famous Bradys, the family from the classic sitcom - "The Brady Bunch".
Click here to listen and see how he did.