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Notebook: Shortening preseason ‘something to consider,’ says Peterson

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson hasn’t taken a meaningless carry since 2011.

But he’s watched as two season-ending injuries impacted the NFC North with Jordy Nelson’s non-contact ACL tear and the Vikings’ own Phil Loadholt going down for the year with a torn Achilles tendon this month in exhibition games.

Injuries are an inherent part of the game, and though the annual conversation about shortening the NFL’s four-game preseason kicked up again after Nelson’s injury — the bad luck has struck during preseason practices, not just games. Carolina receiver Kelvin…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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