Vikings' Peterson starting to find 5th gear
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By JON KRAWCZYNSKI
AP Sports Writer
MINNEAPOLIS -- Even while defying the odds to return from reconstructive knee surgery in time for the season opener, Adrian Peterson was still trying to recapture that last bit of juice and burst that he had before he went down in December.
The Minnesota Vikings star running back spent the first three weeks plowing ahead, taking all the carries given to him to try to ...
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