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Now healthy, Jerick McKinnon ready to be a backup again

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — When Adrian Peterson walked through the doors at Winter Park this week, Jerick McKinnon probably lost his starting job.

That’s OK with him.

The second-year running back said he was excited by the news that the Vikings would be getting back one of the best running backs in NFL history, even if it means he probably won’t get as many carries.

“Opportunity,” McKinnon said when asked how he views Peterson’s return to the team. “Opportunity to learn from the best running back in the game. That’s how I’m attacking it, just taking his knowledge and…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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