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Adrian Peterson slowly seeing the benefits of patience, lead blockers


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson still doesn’t like running behind a fullback.

But Peterson’s patience was rewarded in Sunday’s win over the Chicago Bears as he tallied a season-high 211 yards behind a slew of pulling guards, tackles and lead blocks by his fullbacks.

“Earlier in my career [I didn’t like it]. I still kind of don’t like it now at times,” Peterson said. “It all depends on the play call. Sometimes, it’s good to have that guy in front of you when it’s a run. When you’re able to be more patient, let that guy go through…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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