Seeking out contact

As soon as Adrian Peterson took over The Mag, he checked in with some NFL buddies

Updated: July 27, 2011, 11:30 AM ET
By Adrian Peterson, as told to Sarah Turcotte | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the Aug. 8, 2011 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

NFL FRIENDSHIPS TOOK ON NEW ROLES during the lockout. We couldn't use team facilities or talk to coaches and trainers, so we helped each other by finding the right training partner, organizing workouts or sending texts to make sure guys stayed focused. But being away from the facility made scouting tough. That's why I put my new reporting skills to work and called five guys I knew would give up the ...

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