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Vikings' Peterson ponders harsh realities of NFL business

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings superstar running back Adrian Peterson does not let a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a 29th birthday slow him down. So why would he worry about a bunch of sports writers speculating that an unfriendly salary cap figure may cause him to be released before the team opens its new stadium in 2016?


Because that is his own reality check.

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