Adrian Peterson has a nice insurance policy

Adrian Peterson already has $36-million guaranteed as part of his brand new $100-million contract, but that doesn't mean he wasn't thinking about securing his future earlier in his career. Peterson told the Pioneer Press that he took out a $15-20-million insurance policy on himself a couple of years ago.
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Adrian Peterson already has $36-million guaranteed as part of his brand new $100-million contract, but that doesn't mean he wasn't thinking about securing his future earlier in his career. Peterson told the Pioneer Press that he took out a $15-20-million insurance policy on himself a couple of years ago.

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