Adrian Peterson Wants to be Even Bigger in '09

Adrian Peterson told reporters in Hawaii that he wants to be a bigger player in 2009 – literally bigger, as in 7 to 12 pounds heavier.  “I don’t think too many guys would be excited to see me at 230 two times a year,” the always-humble AD proclaimed, going on to explain that with greater bulk would come more explosiveness.  Whatever he thinks will make him a better player is fine with me…though, were I him, I’d be less concerned about muscle-mass and more about grip – and I don’t mean handshake grip, kung-fu grip or the kind of grip you need while watching the Super Bowl in Tucson.

And if AD finds he’s having any trouble adding the extra weight?  There’s someone he could call for advice.  He can get her number from Tony Romo.

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  • Ryan

    hopefully he will still be as fast.

  • ya dig

    Thats what I was thinking Ryan, what if that weight prevents him from outrunning DBs?

  • Zack

    you guys shouldn’t worry, with Peterson’s strength in his legs, he should be fine keeping his speed