According to multiple reports, the Minnesota Vikings have announced they will not exercise their 2017 team option on RB Adrian Peterson, making him a free agent.
Vikings announced they will not exercise 2017 option on Adrian Peterson's contract. Peterson free…
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 28, 2017
Peterson, who is 31-years-old, was originally drafted by the Vikings 7th overall in the 1st Round of the 2007 NFL Draft.
During his time in the league, he has made the Pro Bowl seven times, while rushing for 11,747 yards in his career.