Adrian Peterson has groin surgery

Updated: January 23, 2014, 4:45 PM ET
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underwent groin surgery Thursday, the team announced.

Peterson had the procedure performed by Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia. Peterson, who had his adductor muscle repaired, is expected to make a full recovery in six weeks, the team said.

Meyers performed Peterson's sports hernia surgery last offseason.

Peterson was plagued by the groin injury for much of the second half of the season, missing ...

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