"You got a guy like Guice, and from what I've seen in the preseason, before he got hurt he's good," Peterson said last month. "Obviously, we know what he did in college. As long as we're both being productive, I'm open arms on whatever they decide to do. I'm all about winning and helping these young guys."
"I believe I gave my heart to the state of Minnesota and my fans, anytime I stepped on the field," he said. "It's not like I left on bad terms, like we fell out. Things just didn't work; they went their way, I went my way. It was just kind of mutually beneficial, for me and for them."