Vikings: Peterson 'fine now' after being rushed to hospital with allergic reaction to seafood

It was a scary day for the Vikings on Monday as superstar running back Adrian Peterson was rushed to the hospital after suffering an allergic reaction to seafood. Leslie Frazier says it was a bit of a scare but he expects Peterson to resume rehabbing his left knee at full speed on Tuesday.
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