Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 12/20/12

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 13: Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings hands off the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals to teammate Adrian Peterson #28 on December 13, 2009 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Bengals 30-10. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. As he nears the NFL's single-season rushing record, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is everywhere these days, from magazines, newspapers and radio to TV talk shows and highlight shows. On Thursday night, he takes on a sitcom nearly as flawlessly as he does NFL defenses. Peterson is set to appear on Thursday's episode of "The League" on FX, starring as one of the NFL's stars: himself. In a teaser clip, Peterson is approached by the one of the series' main actors in a small restaurant. 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 1984, isn't new to acting cameos, having appeared on HBO's "Ento...
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