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Vikings' Peterson predicts he'll play Sunday

The biggest question in Vikings territory? Hands down, whether or not Adrian Peterson will play Sunday when Minnesota opens the season against Jacksonville at the Metrodome. Right now, all signs point to the running back meeting his goal of returning to action on Week 1 after having surgery last December on two torn knee ligaments.
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Adrian Peterson given green light to play

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson is on the active roster and expected to play in the home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday afternoon, the Pioneer Press reports. It will be Peterson's first game since tearing two ligaments in his left knee more than eight months ago.

Frazier: Peterson will sit out preseason

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier confirmed today that Adrian Peterson won't play the final two exhibition games against San Diego and Houston. While there are no setbacks in Peterson's recovery from knee surgery, Frazier says this is "the right thing to do."

No swelling in Peterson's knee after practices

It's not uncommon for players to have swollen knees once they resume practicing after major surgery, but that's not the case for Adrian Peterson. The Pioneer Press reports Peterson isn't experiencing any swelling in his knees following practices.