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Jared Allen envies Adrian Peterson's physique: 'He is a manimal'

Jared Allen envies Adrian Peterson's physique, which is why he isn't worried that Adrian will be able to come back from his torn ACL. Allen referred to Peterson as a "man-child" and a "manimal" that can eat two quarts of Cold Stone every day and still have two-percent body fat.
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