The Washington Redskins operating again carried out his first interview of coaching camp Tuesday and declined to reply a query about pending authorized motion towards him. Peterson was sued final month over failure to totally repay a $5.2 million mortgage and was ordered to pay $2.45 million to a different creditor.
“I received’t be addressing none of that,” Peterson mentioned. “I assumed perhaps you’d determine that I wouldn’t. However I knew somebody would most likely ask, so I’m not going to be speaking about none of that. You guys obtained questions pertaining to that, I received’t be answering it.”
Lawyer Chase Carlson mentioned in a assertion final month that “the reality behind Adrian Peterson’s present monetary state of affairs is greater than is being reported at the moment.”
“That is yet one more state of affairs of an athlete trusting the mistaken individuals and being taken benefit of by these he trusted,” Carlson mentioned. “Adrian and his household sit up for sharing additional particulars when applicable.”
Peterson had been off-limits to reporters for the reason that begin of camp due to the off-field state of affairs.
The 34-year-old is getting into the primary season of a $5.03 million, two-year contract to stick with the Redskins after becoming a member of them a yr in the past. He earned roughly $99 million in his first 12 NFL seasons spent virtually fully with Minnesota earlier than stops with Miami, New Orleans and Washington over the previous two years.
Peterson is eighth on the league’s all-time dashing record with 13,318 profession yards. He rushed for 1,042 yards and 7 touchdowns with the Redskins in 2018.
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