Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Eyes Opening Week

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Jamie Squire/Getty Images(EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is ahead of schedule in his rehabilitation of his left knee. The four-time Pro Bowler tore the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in a game against the Washington Redskins late last season.

“That first game against Jacksonville I plan on being back,” Peterson said Wednesday. “I will be disappointed if I’m not.”

Peterson has rushed for 6,752 yards and 64 touchdowns during his five-year NFL career.

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