The Arizona Cardinals, with a misfortune rushing diversion in a NFL, acquired using behind Adrian Peterson from New Orleans on Tuesday in sell for an undisclosed 2018 breeze pick.
Peterson, 32, has rushed for 11,828 yards and 97 touchdowns in his 10-plus pro seasons. The four-time All-Pro and seven-time Pro Bowl preference sealed a two-year agreement with a Saints during a offseason after spending his initial 10 NFL seasons with Minnesota.
“We are always on a surveillance for opportunities to urge a group and we demeanour during this as one of those opportunities,” Arizona ubiquitous manager Steve Keim pronounced in a news recover announcing a trade. “What Adrian has achieved in this joining is well-established. Our needs for a hint in a using diversion right now is also apparent and we are vehement to give him a possibility to yield that.”
Peterson has played sparingly and with small success for New Orleans. He has gained 81 yards in 27 carries, an normal of 3 yards per try with a prolonged run of 11.
With an descent line that wasn’t all that clever during a opening of a deteriorate now riddled by injuries, a Cardinals (2-3) are averaging a league-worst 51.8 yards per diversion and 2.6 yards per carry.
To make room for Peterson, Arizona expelled using behind Chris Johnson.
Arizona’s players had Tuesday off and a group pronounced Peterson would be during use Wednesday.
Arizona mislaid one of a game’s best backs, David Johnson, in a deteriorate opener. Johnson, a first-team All-Pro during a flex position and second-team during using behind final season, is out for during slightest another month while recuperating from medicine to correct a fractured wrist.
The other using backs on a group are Andre Ellington, Kerwynn Williams and Elijhaa Penny.
Bradford update: Minnesota quarterback Sam Bradford, who left Monday’s diversion opposite Chicago since of annoy in his left knee, underwent an MRI examination that found he does not have any vinculum repairs or bone bruising, only worsening of a wear and rip in a corner that has hampered him for 4 weeks.
Head manager Mike Zimmer offering no timeline for Bradford’s return.
Sidelined: Chicago placed outward linebacker Willie Young on harmed haven since of a triceps injury.
Young was harmed opposite Green Bay on Sept. 28. He has 7 tackles and dual sacks this season. Young has 26 sacks in 4 seasons with Chicago and 32 in 8 years with a Bears and Lions.