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Adrian Peterson is the midst of an all-time great season. No surprise considering he’s well on his way to becoming an all-time great himself. Bar none, my buddy Nick is one of my best friends on Earth. But we absolutely hate each other from September to August. Blame it on the NFL. Blame it on [...]The post Adrian Peterson, The Real-Life Terminator appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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