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Peterson, Allen lead their positions in Pro Bowl voting

Despite playing for a 2-7 football team, Adrian Peterson and Jared Allen lead their positions in Pro Bowl voting. Peterson leads all running backs and is fourth in total votes. Jared Allen leads all defensive players in voting.
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Despite playing for a 2-7 football team, Adrian Peterson and Jared Allen lead their positions in Pro Bowl voting. Peterson leads all running backs and is fourth in total votes. Jared Allen leads all defensive players in voting.

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