MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson says he realizes the Minnesota Vikings might make him start training camp slowly.
But that won't stop the recovering star running back from trying to "fight against it."
Peterson reported to training camp Thursday with the rest of his teammates at Minnesota State University, with the first practice set for Friday. The Vikings were still in the process of determining how much activity they'll allow Peterson, who is seven months out from reconstructive surgery on his left knee to repair torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments.
Peterson also faces an Aug. 6 hearing in Houston on a resisting arrest charge for an alleged nightclub scuffle with police. Peterson says he's confident he'll be acquitted and that "justice will be served."
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed tackle Matt Kalil, their top draft pick and the last player from their 2012 draft class to reach a contract.
Terms weren't disclosed Thursday, one day before the team opens training camp in Mankato.
Kalil was the third overall from Southern California.