Peterson To Be Featured On ESPN Tuesday Night

Posted Oct 5, 2009

The early success of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is indisputable. In only his third season with the Vikings, Peterson already holds the league's single-game rushing record and has earned MVP honors in the Pro Bowl, where he has appeared twice. This past off-season, he helped lure quarterback Brett Favre out of retirement.

On Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. CST on ESPN, Peterson will be featured on "E:60," ESPN's primetime newsmagazine show.

Members of Peterson’s family share stories with "E:60" of the adversity he has faced along the way to the top, including watching as his younger brother was struck and killed by a drunk driver, enduring the imprisonment of his father and learning of his stepbrother’s murder only hours before the NFL Combine. NFL legend Jim Brown, new teammate Favre and Vikings’ coach Brad Childress also discuss Peterson in the feature.

Peterson also gives "E:60's" Rachel Nichols an all-access look at his life off the field, including the dirty secrets he keeps in his kitchen, and even lets E:60 cameras behind closed doors to reveal his beloved $200,000 shoe collection.

Below you can watch a video preview of the show.