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Adrian Peterson looks on before a game against the Carolina Panthers on Oct. 13, 2013.

Panthers vs. Vikings

The Carolina Panthers defeated the Minnesota Vikings, 35-10, Sunday at Mall of America Field. Adrian Peterson rushed for 62 yards on ten carries.

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Carolina
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Carolina Panthers safety Mike Mitchell speak after the game. (Oct. 13, 2013)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the fourth quarter of the game against the Carolina Panthers on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Panthers defeated the Vikings 35-10. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith crosses his
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Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith crosses his arms after a touchdown catch against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Cam Newton #1
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers and Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings speak after the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Panthers defeated the Vikings 35-10. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, left, chases down
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Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, left, chases down Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, right, is
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, right, is tackled by Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Leslie Frazier of
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Leslie Frazier of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the fourth quarter of the game against the Carolina Panthers on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Panthers defeated the Vikings 35-10. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel throws against the
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel throws against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Cam Newton #1
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers passes the ball during the fourth quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Panthers defeated the Vikings 35-10. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Brian Robison #96
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Brian Robison #96 of the Minnesota Vikings tackles Armond Smith #36 of the Carolina Panthers during the fourth quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Panthers defeated the Vikings 35-10. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers celebrates scoring
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Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers celebrates scoring a touchdown during the third quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. (Oct. 13, 2013)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Mike Tolbert #35
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates scoring a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Panthers defeated the Vikings 35-10. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Chad Greenway #52
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Chad Greenway #52 of the Minnesota Vikings tackles DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers during the fourth quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Panthers defeated the Vikings 35-10. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Matt Asiata #44
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Matt Asiata #44 of the Minnesota Vikings hugs teammate Adrian Peterson #28 during warmups before the game against the Carolina Panthers on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. One of the star running back's sons, a 2-year-old in South Dakota, died Friday after an alleged attack in a child abuse case. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs onto the field before the game against the Carolina Panthers on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on before the game against the Carolina Panthers on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson looks on before a game against
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Adrian Peterson looks on before a game against the Carolina Panthers on Oct. 13, 2013.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Steve Smith #89
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers is unable to make the reception as Jamarca Sanford #33, Xavier Rhodes #29 and Chris Cook #20 of the Minnesota Vikings look on during the first quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Cam Newton #1
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Cam Newton #1 and Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers celebrate a touchdown by Smith during the first quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Sharrif Floyd #95
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Sharrif Floyd #95 of the Minnesota Vikings grabs the face mask of Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during the second quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Sharrif Floyd #95
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Sharrif Floyd #95 of the Minnesota Vikings grabs the face mask of Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during the second quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Thomas Davis #58
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Thomas Davis #58 of the Carolina Panthers sacks Matt Cassel #16 of the Minnesota Vikings during the second quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Cam Newton #1
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers reacts to Sharrif Floyd #95 of the Minnesota Vikings called on a face mask penalty as teammate Mike Tolbert #35 adjusts Newton's uniform during the second quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings avoids a tackle by Melvin White #23 of the Carolina Panthers during the second quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Matt Cassel #16
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Matt Cassel #16 of the Minnesota Vikings hands the ball to teammate Adrian Peterson #28 during the second quarter of the game against the Carolina Panthers on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Mike Tolbert #35
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers avoids a tackle by Jamarca Sanford #33 and Harrison Smith #22 of the Minnesota Vikings during the second quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tolbert scored a touchdown on the play. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Sharrif Floyd #95
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 13: Sharrif Floyd #95 of the Minnesota Vikings grabs the face mask of Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during the second quarter of the game on October 13, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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