Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson hopes to return in 2012 with a rebuilt knee after offseason surgery.
He was hoping to do so with a new number as well.
When Peterson saw what it was going to take to switch from his familiar No. 28, he had second thoughts, however. Peterson, Minnesotas franchise back who signed a 100 million contract extension before last season, took to Twitter on Wednesday to share his displeasure about the cost to change numbers.
"So here is the deal with the number change!," Peterson tweeted at @AdrianPeterson. "So I received a call and I was informed that I would haveto buy all jerseys that's been produced.Thus far! N the total amount that I would have to pay blew my mind!!!!!"
Peterson, rehabbing from surgery to repair the ACL and MCL in his left knee, first contemplated a change on Jan. 20 and asked his Twitter followers their opinion of seeing Peterson in a new number.
"So I'm thinking about changing my number! 28 has been good to me, but ...