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Adrian Peterson flattered by rumors

Updated: August 13, 2013, 11:17 AM ET
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Players understandably bristle at the suggestion that they are using illegal performance enhancing drugs. Well, everyone except for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

Peterson, in an interview with USA Today Sports, said he doesn't take PEDs but sees it as a compliment that others suspect he's turning to illegal help.

"Seriously. Especially with the amount of work I put in," the NFL's reigning MVP said. "Guys say that to me, or if I hear someone saying that -- ...

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