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Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is one of several current and former NFL coaches who are visiting U.S. troops stationed in the Persian Gulf this week with the USO, and he is finding the offseason diversion a rewarding one. Frazier has encountered several Vikings fans among the troops, and all of them want to know about the progress of running back Adrian Peterson, who last season tore his ACL and MCL in a December meeting with the Redskins. "He was looking good when we left," said the coach, reached by phone Tuesday. "He's right on course with what the doctors and trainers have asked him to do. We'll rely on what the doctors and trainers tell me and what we see as to when to put him back in uniform and get him involved." Frazier says he expects Peterson to be eager to compete during their July 27 training camp. "He's so valuable to our organization that we have to be smart. We'll tread lightly as far as Week 1 and how much he'll contribute on the field. Even when we get to training camp, he's going to be chomping at the bit but we'll have to be smart." Source: USA Today
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