Peterson listed as 'very, very doubtful'

Adrian Peterson removed the walking boot from his sprained left ankle Friday, but he was still unable to practice. Head coach Leslie Frazier says Peterson is “very, very doubtful” for Sunday’s game in Atlanta. The only players who are officially out for the game are Husain Abdullah and Anthony Herrera.
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Adrian Peterson removed the walking boot from his sprained left ankle Friday, but he was still unable to practice. Head coach Leslie Frazier says Peterson is “very, very doubtful” for Sunday’s game in Atlanta. The only players who are officially out for the game are Husain Abdullah and Anthony Herrera.

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