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ESPN NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert offers some advice to Adrian Peterson: Don't end up like Daunte Culpepper by coming back too soon from a severe knee injury!
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ESPN NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert offers some advice to Adrian Peterson: Don't end up like Daunte Culpepper by coming back too soon from a severe knee injury!

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