Adrian Peterson sidelined at practice

Adrian Peterson sat out Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury. The NFL's leading rusher tweaked his ankle during Sunday's loss to the Packers. Percy Harvin, Visanthe Shiancoe, and Anthony Herrera also missed practice.
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Adrian Peterson sat out Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury. The NFL's leading rusher tweaked his ankle during Sunday's loss to the Packers. Percy Harvin, Visanthe Shiancoe, and Anthony Herrera also missed practice.

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