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Peterson called Titans RB Chris Johnson

Adrian Peterson reportedly placed a phone call to Titans running back Chris Johnson offering support for the struggling star. While Peterson leads the NFL in rushing yards, Johnson is having his worst professional season after signing a monster contract.
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Adrian Peterson reportedly placed a phone call to Titans running back Chris Johnson offering support for the struggling star. While Peterson leads the NFL in rushing yards, Johnson is having his worst professional season after signing a monster contract.

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