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Felton takes pride in A.P.'s record-chasing

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Fullback Jerome Felton could be the under-appreciated cog in Adrian Peterson's spectacular season. Felton has turned around the idea that Peterson is better without a fullback and says he is like "the Secret Service protecting the president."

In a league in which players earn big contracts by being out front and center, Jerome Felton is often the forgotten man in the Vikings offense. While Peterson is the Ferrari that steams down the field, Felton is the plow that clears the road for him to hit full speed. By the nature of the position, a fullback is a selfless role in an offense. His job is to clear a path for the running back... Recommended Stories


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