Recommendation: Peterson is still expected to play this week and the move is being called precautionary. He also says he's taking time off since the Vikings have two games in five days with a Thursday game next week. Still, it's a little worrisome that he's missed two days of practice, so check to make sure he can practice Friday.
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Update: Peterson will not practice for a second consecutive day Thursday to rest for his sore ankle, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.