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Special Teams for AP?
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Less than a year after tearing his ACL, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson came within nine yards of breaking the NFL single-season rushing record -- NFL Films did a fantastic jobfollowing him during Sunday's game against the Packers -- and he's not slowing down as the playoffs approach. Peterson told reporters that he's ready to play another 12 games if he had to, and if he had his way, it wouldn't just be on offense. Special teams coach Mike Priefer said Peterson has asked him to play with the unit many times but head coach Leslie Frazier won't hear any of it. The lesson (as the above photo illustrated): Adrian Peterson is a freak of nature.
Man of the People
Whether you're a Indians fan or not, it's tough not to likesecond baseman Jason Kipnis after this story. A fan snagged his phone number off a golf bag at Progressive Field and randomly texted Kipnis to say he's a big fan. Instead of getting angry like some other baseball players might do, Kipnis reposted the conversation on his Twitter feed.
Acquire Giancarlo Stanton!
With the Marlins in full fire sale mode, their most attractive player, Giancarlo Stanton, has gotten a lot of attention from other general managers. He's also caught the interest of many GM wannabes (aka - fans). Baseball Prospectus compiled the best trade packages proposed by fans of every team on the internet this offseason.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Kate Bosworth :: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images


I'm working from home today and Blue Crush just came on, which means Kate Bosworth earns Lovely Lady of the Day honors.
School Spirit
Hats off to Florida linebacker Darrin Kitchens who despite not playing a snap in his team's loss to Louisville, returned to the field after last night's Sugar Bowlto sing the school's alma mater for the last time this season.
Random Item of the Day
Sean Connery used to be a bodybuilder (and here are photos of a 1953 competition to prove it).
More Random Items
Olivia Wilde spent some time with the Jayhawks basketball squad ... Former Jet Jonathan Vilma subtly trashed his former team ... Thirty cool facts you didn't know about Michael Jackson's Billie Jean ... Can we just get Gregg Popovich and Stephen Jackson their own reality show?
Andy Reid Video Of The Day
You've probably seen this before but with Andy Reid possibly heading to Kansas City, it seemed appropriate to bust out this footage of the coach competing in a Punt, Pass, and Kick competition during a Monday Night Football game in 1971.

Jets Video Of The Day
This year was a brutal season for the Jets, and here's a four-minute blooper reel of all the lowlights.

Ray Lewis Video Of The Day
Love him or hate him, the Ravens linebacker (and future ESPN analyst?)is a great motivator.

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