After undergoing reconstructive knee surgery, Adrian Peterson carried the ball 17 times for 84 yards on Sunday in the Vikings' season opener. He also rushed for a pair of scores and had a reception for three yards. The speed of his recovery was shocking, and it doesn't appear that he's suffering any ill effects from Sunday's game.
Peterson and the Vikings did not report any sort of swelling or soreness in the surgically repaired joint on Monday, and Peterson is expected to be the starter again this weekend as the Vikings head to Indianapolis on Sunday. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier stopped short of calling Peterson a 25-carry-a-game back at this point, but he's indicated that Peterson is still likely to play a significant role as he continues to amaze with the speed of his recovery.
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