EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- We talked earlier this afternoon about Adrian Peterson's willingness to take on a bigger role as a receiver, which he almost certainly will do in Norv Turner's offense. The shift in Peterson's role could reduce his number of carries -- and thus the wear and tear on the 29-year-old running back's body -- by converting some of those touches to pass receptions in the open field. However, during an on-camera interview with ESPN today, Peterson said he still has designs on breaking Emmitt Smith's all-time rushing record of 18,355 yards.via ESPN.com - NFL Nation http://ift.tt/R8fbGQ

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