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Updated: January 23rd, 2014 12:47pm
Vikings confirm Adrian Peterson's surgery, say recovery takes 6 weeks

Vikings confirm Adrian Peterson's surgery, say recovery takes 6 weeks

by Phil Mackey
1500ESPN.com
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The Minnesota Vikings confirmed Thursday that Adrian Peterson underwent surgery to repair his adductor muscle. Recovery time is expected to take six weeks.

Here's the official release:

"Adrian Peterson had surgery today with Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Meyers was able to successfully repair Adrian's adductor muscle while also doing a compartmental release. Adrian is expected to make a full recovery in approximately 6 weeks."

Peterson, who turns 29 in March, has now had surgery three straight offseasons. 

Phil Mackey is a columnist for 1500ESPN.com. He co-hosts "Mackey & Judd" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.
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