EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson is a beast on the football field, one of the best and toughest running backs in the NFL.
This week he turned himself into a beast off the field.
For the Minnesota Vikings’ Halloween party, Peterson dressed as The Hulk and then tweeted a picture that would make Dr. David Banner proud. And when Peterson is involved, there’s no need for any artificial muscles. He can simply paint himself green.
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“You never know how ripped he is until I saw him as The Hulk,” quarterback Christian Ponder said. “He’s unbelievable.”
Peterson, who has carried the Vikings’ offense with a league-high 775 rushing yards, simply took his super hero act off the field. He’s also shown otherworldly recuperative powers coming back from December ACL surgery — no accidental overdose of gamma rays required — so the costume was very fitting in the case of one of the league’s top stars.