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Peterson set to return to scene of knee injury

Updated: October 11, 2012, 5:42 PM ET
Associated Press

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By JON KRAWCZYNSKI

AP Sports Writer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The image, and the pain, is still fresh in Adrian Peterson's mind.

He remembers taking the handoff and bursting for three yards before Redskins safety DeJon Gomes collapsed Peterson's left knee on a tackle and he crumpled to the FedEx Field turf.

Even before the MRI exam, Peterson had a feeling his ACL, and his season, were gone.

"I ...

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