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Adrian Peterson and Saints close to deal

        The Saints and Adrian Peterson believe to be closing on a deal to bring him to New Orleans. The deal will pay him $3 million or more in 2017. 

        Peterson was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings with the 7th pick in 2007 coming out of Oklahoma where he played all his career. 

         The 32 year old won the MVP award in 2012 and has been to 7 pro bowls, his most recent being in 2015. 

         This year Peterson left the game in week 2 due to a apparent right knee injury. The next day it was revealed that his right knee had a torn meniscus. He was put on the roster on December 17 v. the Colts but only rushed 6 times for 22 yards. 



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