Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/21/14

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals on December 13, 2009 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
MANKATO, Minn. On a side field at Minnesota State University, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was going through drills with head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman, following the protocol of his rehab from knee surgery. But these drills were new for Peterson as the Vikings try to increase the running back's football activities in preparation for his eventual activation from the physically unable to perform list. The usual agility drills were replaced by actual football movements. Sugarman handed off to Peterson, simulating more game-like conditions, trying to replicate moves in which Peterson would be expected to perform in a game situation. These new workouts even drew the attention of general manager Rick Spielman, who stood close by, watching intently as Sugarman and Peterson worked. It's all part of a plan to get Peterson ready for game action. There is still no timeframe for when Peterson will see game action, or practice repetitions for that matter. And coach Lesli...
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