Peterson wants more involvement in the passing game

Fresh off his best receiving game of the season, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he wants remain involved in the passing game. Peterson caught five passes for 76-yards against Carolina, and he believes he'll continue to catch passes.
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Fresh off his best receiving game of the season, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he wants remain involved in the passing game. Peterson caught five passes for 76-yards against Carolina, and he believes he'll continue to catch passes.

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