EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Nearing the NFL's single-season rushing record, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is everywhere these days, from magazines, newspapers, radio and TV talk shows and highlight shows.
Tonight he takes on a sitcom nearly as flawlessly as he does NFL defenses.
Peterson is set to appear on tonight's episode of "The League" on FX, starring as one of the NFL's stars himself. During a teaser clip released Peterson is in a small restaurant and he's approached by the one of the series' main actors. Peterson says he is visiting his girlfriend in Chicago. "It was fun," Peterson said earlier Thursday during his weekly interview session with Vikings' reporters. "I had a good time. My girlfriend on the show, she was hot. It was a good opportunity for me."
Peterson, who leads the NFL with 1,812 rushing yards this season and is chasing Eric Dickerson's single-season record of 2,105 rushing yards set in 198...