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Krammer: Adrian Peterson’s impact felt by Vikings beyond his carries

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — They’d practiced the play and Adrian Peterson didn’t get it right.

Peterson took the first 11 carries of Sunday’s 26-16 win over the Detroit Lions, but this one was meant for Jarius Wright. Peterson lined up, took the handoff from quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, then flipped the ball to Wright, who reversed across the formation and fooled the Lions defense for 29 yards.

But in practice, Peterson thought Wright was the decoy.

“We thought it was a joke at first,” Wright said. “But he really didn’t know he had to pitch the ball. So every…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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