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Adrian Peterson passes along ‘motivational’ text before Vikings’ win

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson wasn’t with the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, but he still left a last-minute impression on his teammates.

The Vikings put on an offensive clinic in Teddy Bridgewater’s starting debut for a 41-28 win. Running back Matt Asiata totaled three rushing touchdowns in Peterson’s absence and revealed to 1500ESPN that the former NFL MVP shared some words with head coach Mike Zimmer via text message before the 3:25 p.m. CT kickoff.

“We felt him in spirit,” Asiata said. “He gave us a text, a motivational speech in a text,…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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