EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Adrian Peterson is back to normal again.
Last summer, his knee rehabilitation was the primary focus. During the winter, he was recovering from sports hernia surgery. Now, he's added some off-the-field commitments and is running the ball in practice for the Minnesota Vikings like there was never anything wrong with him.
This is also the time for the Vikings to give the reigning NFL MVP some rest, too. Peterson was held out of minicamp drills on Wednesday. He worked out inside the team facility instead.
In other Vikings news, free agent and former Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop visited the team Wednesday.
Defensive coordinator Alan Williams said after minicamp practice Wednesday that Bishop went through a "good workout" with team officials. Williams deferred to general manager Rick Spielman and head coach Leslie Frazier about the possibility of signing the seventh-year veteran.
Bishop played in a 3-4 defense with Green Bay. Minnesota uses a 4-3 scheme. But Williams said he doesn't believe there'd be much of an adjustment if Bishop were to join the Vikings.
The Packers released Bishop on Monday. He started at inside linebacker for two years before tearing his hamstring during an exhibition game, an injury that kept him out for the entire 2012 season.
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