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Peterson coaching up backup McKinnon

Peterson coaching up backup McKinnon

Adrian Peterson has been offering his rookie backup plenty of advice during training camp.

Adrian Peterson won’t play Friday night in the Minnesota Vikings’ preseason opener, but one of his backups, Jerick McKinnon, hopes to show what Peterson has taught him. McKinnon is expected to play extensively and possibly get some work with the first-team offense, along with Matt Asiata, as the coaching staff looks to get a better evaluation on their third-round rookie running back. “He’s just...

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