Saints RB Adrian Peterson's role continues to shrink

Winning has helped wash the taste down a little. But it hasn't led to any more carries for Adrian Peterson, who admitted Sunday that it has been "rough" for him to handle his ever-shrinking role in the New Orleans Saints' backfield.

Peterson had only four carries for 4 yards in New Orleans' 20-0 victory over the Miami Dolphins in London.

"I haven't adjusted yet, but we're winning," said Peterson, who has only 81 yards on 27 carries through four games this year and two catches for 4 yards, without a touchdown.

Related players: Mark Ingram, Alvin Kamara

Fantasy Impact: 

With the Saints being a pass-heavy offense, it seems obvious they trust Ingram and Kamara to be on the field to keep defenses on their toes as far as what's coming next. The Fox broadcast mentioned several times the "man crush" HC Sean Payton has on Kamara, who caught 10 passes and also ran the ball five times.

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