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Zulgad: Will Peterson catch more passes in Norv Turner’s offense?

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings held a 10-3 lead over the Atlanta Falcons early in the fourth quarter of Adrian Peterson’s first NFL regular-season game in 2007, when the running back maneuvered his way past a blitzing DeAngelo Hall and presented himself as a target for Tarvaris Jackson.

The quarterback managed to get an off-the-target pass to the rookie and Peterson managed to get both hands on the ball. It popped straight up in the air, settled back into Peterson’s grasp and he was off to the races.

Sixty yards later, Peterson had his first NFL touchdown and shortly thereafter the…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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