By Bill Carey
August 31, 2012

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is a game-time decision for Week 1. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be a game-time decision for his team's Week 1 game with the Jaguars, reports (via Pro Football Talk's Josh Alper).

Peterson tore his ACL and MCL last Christmas Eve, and though he hasn't played at all this preseason, his recovery has gone well enough he may be ready to start the year. Minnesota recently allowed him to take contact in practice, and he has apparently responded well.

“We’ve got a lot of things we want to get done with him this week, and I doubt that we would know without getting him through an entire week, if we thought he was ready to play a game,” Vikings coach Leslie Frazier told

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