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Vikings, Peterson to meet again

MINNEAPOLIS -- After Adrian Peterson met with Minnesota Vikings ownership and general manager Rick Spielman in New York on Monday, the running back likely will talk with team officials again in the future, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Peterson flew to New York to talk with owners Zygi and Mark Wilf, as well as Spielman, about his concerns over a return to Minnesota next season.

Peterson told ESPN last month he was "still uneasy" about coming back to the Vikings after the team placed him on the commissioner's exempt list in September. Peterson, who pleaded no contest on Nov. 4 to misdemeanor reckless injury after using a switch to discipline his four-year-old son in May, was suspended on Nov. 18 for the rest of the season.

Federal judge David Doty ordered the NFL to vacate Peterson's suspension on Feb. 26, and the NFL put Peterson back on the commissioner's exempt list, which allowed the Vikings to resume contact with the 2012 NFL MVP.

Since then, Peterson has met with Spielman and Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer at his home outside Houston, and with the Wilfs and Spielman in New York. The upcoming meeting is believed to be Peterson's third with the Vikings since Doty ruled in his favor.