The Minnesota Vikings Threaten to Cut Any Defensive Player Who Touches Adrian Peterson During Practice

The Minnesota Vikings Threaten to Cut Any Defensive Player Who Touches Adrian Peterson During Practice

In less than a month, Adrian Peterson will be getting crushed by defensive players left and right—less than nine months after suffering a terrible knee injury. But, for now, the Minnesota Vikings have a very simple message for their defensive players: Touch AP in practice...and you're dead!

Er, okay. So, maybe the message isn't that harsh. But, it may as well be. What the Vikings have actually told their D is the equivalent of the death penalty in the life of an NFL player.

"The rules are simple," Vikings safety Jamarca Sanford said today. "Do not touch 28 [Peterson]. If you touch him, you're cut."

So, who's gonna be the first player to accidentally bump AP? We'll let you know…

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[via NFL Around The League]

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