Peterson not worried about back

Updated: September 24, 2009, 10:38 PM ET
Associated Press

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Thursday that his back injury is "not a big deal at all," meaning he should play against San Francisco this weekend.

Peterson has been limited in practice the last two days because of the injury. He rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown last week against Detroit, and leads the NFL in rushing heading into the Vikings' home opener against the 49ers.

"God willing, I will be out there playing," Peterson said. "Not ...

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