Vikings Beat: Adrian Peterson should 'wind up with 40-50 catches'

Vikings beat writer Ben Goessling on Adrian Peterson's role in the passing game.

I got a few questions this week about Peterson's role in the passing game; I'd expect he'll wind up with 40-50 catches, and he'll be able to turn some of those into big plays.

Fantasy Impact: 

OC Norv Turner has a history of feeding the ball to his top running back; LaDainian Tomlinson averaged 20.9 touches per game from 2007-09 while he and Turner were in San Diego. That included 2.86 receptions per game, which would represent a career high 45-46 receptions for Peterson if he catches the ball at the same rate.

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