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Sunday slant: Peterson misses opportunity

Adrian Peterson (Elsa/Getty)

Adrian Peterson was supposed to be at minicamp, but he chose to attend a function in his honor instead. Physically, his absence from Winter Park won't mean much, but he missed out on a chance to become a better leader. Still, it appears that fans side with his decision.

"All Day" isn't practicing all weekend. In fact, whatever Adrian Peterson did this weekend wasn't in front of the Vikings coaching staff, as it was supposed to be for minicamp. The Vikings' star running back missed Friday and Saturday's minicamp sessions, and he isn't expected to attend Sunday's final session. Instead, Peterson was attending the fourth annual Adrian Peterson Day in his hometown...

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