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Peterson can't explain his workload

Adrian Peterson (Bruce Kluckhohn/US Presswire)

Adrian Peterson wasn't happy with getting only 10 carries and he wasn't happy with the effort in the Vikings' 42-20 loss. He also left feeling that the Saints were doing some extra work on his ankle.

Coaches with the Minnesota Vikings came into Sunday's game expecting to limit Adrian Peterson's carries after he had missed the previous three games with a high sprain, and that's exactly what happened as the New Orleans Saints took a first-half lead and opened it up in the second half. But that didn't mean Peterson, the team's biggest offensive star, had to be happy about getting only 10 carries... Recommended Stories