Vikings RB Peterson progressing with running at facility

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, jnjured Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson stands on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Minneapolis. Peyton Manning has gone to TV commercials full time. Adrian Peterson and J.J. Watt are injured. Aaron Rodgers is struggling. Too many of the NFL's headline grabbers aren't in the news, or aren't producing the kind of plays and drama football fans crave. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King, File)
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is moving forward in the recovery from surgery on his right knee.

Peterson ran some short sprints in the team's indoor facility on Tuesday, while the athletic training staff supervised and his teammates went through practice. With five games remaining in the regular season, there's no timetable for Peterson's return, but the four-time All-Pro pick could still be ready for action sometime in December.

Peterson rushed for a paltry 50 yards on 31 carries in two games before tearing his meniscus against Green Bay on Sept. 18 and had surgery four days later.

The Vikings (6-5) are last in the NFL in rushing with 71.1 yards per game and 2.8 yards per attempt.

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