"I've been here for a long time now. I've kind of outgrown wanting to play in the preseason," Peterson said. "It really doesn't matter. Throw all your marbles out there when it really counts."
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In a statement distributed by the Vikings, Peterson said he was pleased by the team's good-faith effort.
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