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Adrian Peterson, overall, has been a solid fantasy running back this season despite his age, but he's disappointed fantasy owners in recent weeks thanks to a couple of single-digit point performances. 


However, the future Hall of Fame running back looks positioned for a return to fantasy relevance in the second half of the season. Well, according to the man himself, anyway.


Peterson, who has dealt with lingering shoulder and ankle injuries this year, told The Washington Post that he feels "refreshed" and "amazing" going into this weekend's tilt against the Houston Texans.

Signing with the Redskins as a former free agent at the beginning of the year, Peterson has experienced a late-career renaissance with the Redskins this season and has exceeded expectations despite playing through a few injuries.


The 33-year-old back owns one of the toughest remaining running back schedules, but if he's able to have his way with Houston's 12th-ranked run defense this weekend, there's a very good chance that a healthy Peterson will remain the focal point of the Redskins offense. If that's the case, expect him to be a rocksteady RB2 for the remainder of the season.


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