“Hey Football Gods, if you wanna bring Adrian Peterson to Denver I wouldn’t be mad,” Broncos fan Parker Browning tweeted in the moments after the Vikings announced Tuesday they would not exercise the 2017 option on the star running back’s contract.

Fellow Broncos fan Matt Tuttle wrote, “Tony Romo and Adrian Peterson teaming up in Denver?”

Football fans, analysts and writers began speculating and dreaming while reacting to the news that could mean the end of Peterson’s career in Minnesota.

The social media account “Life Of A Vikes Fan” tweeted, “Us Vikings fans were very lucky to be able to watch a player like @AdrianPeterson every week. He’s a once in a lifetime player!”

Don’t say goodbye just yet.

The Vikings press release and statement from general manager Rick Spielman indicated the team would continue to have conversations with Peterson’s representation to determine what is best for both parties.

Many of the football analysts sounding off on Twitter Tuesday afternoon also alluded to the possibility Peterson will stay in Minnesota. However, others share the opinion that Peterson will continue his career elsewhere. Some of the regularly mentioned destinations are Tampa Bay, Kansas City, the New York Giants, New England, Green Bay, Oakland and Seattle.

Oddsmakers at Bovada, the online betting website, predict Tampa Bay as the 3-to-1 favorite to land Peterson. The Vikings, Giants and Chiefs have 5-to-1 odds. Carolina has 7-to-1 odds, New England 8-to-1, Green Bay and Washington 10-to-1, Oakland 12-to-1, Seattle 14-to-1 and Philadelphia 20-to-1. 

Here is a sampling of the serious and silly reaction to the news:  

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