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Time off last year has Adrian Peterson feeling fresh in fourth quarter

ESPN's John Clayton contemplates a reality in which the Cardinals drafted Adrian Peterson in 2007 instead of the Vikings.

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Given his first chance to expound on the frustration he expressed about getting only eight carries on Sunday -- in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks in which he took only three handoffs in the second half -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Tuesday his hunger for a larger workload was the "mindset of a player who wants to be great.

“You want to be able, when your number is called, to make plays,” Peterson said.