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Adrian Peterson 'Getting Better' After ACL Injury

Adrian Peterson is on the comeback trail from a torn ACL, and the Minnesota Vikings running back took to Twitter today to say he's progressing nicely.

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Peterson went down in Week 16 of the 2011 season against the Washington Redskins. He underwent surgery on Dec. 30 to repair his knee, and he's now targeting Week 1 of the 2012 season for a return.

Peterson had 208 carries for 907 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. He has 6,752 yards and 64 TDs for his five-year career.

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