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Adrian Peterson: Turning 30 ‘doesn’t apply to me’


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Adrian Peterson is staring 30 years old right in the face, and he knows the stigma that number carries for NFL running backs.

He knows that most running backs these days seem to hit a wall at 30, experiencing a steep decline in production that quickly leads to the end of their careers. Peterson turns 30 next March, meaning that he is about to start his final season in his 20s.

Just like the torn ACL that threatened his career three years ago, Peterson is unfazed by the road block looming in the not-to-distant future.

“The same thing I…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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