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Peterson nominated for ESPY

July 8th, 2009 – 4:10 PM by Judd Zulgad

Adrian Peterson is one of five players who have received nominations for an ESPY award in the category of “Best NFL Player.” The Vikings running back is joined by Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald Jr., Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.

Peterson led the NFL in rushing last season with 1,760 yards on 363 carries. He also had 10 touchdowns.

Fans can vote for the award through July 11 by going to this website. The show will air at 8 p.m. on July 19 on ESPN.

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