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Adrian Peterson doesn't believe in gay marriage

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08:31 AM ET 05.25 | With Chris Kluwe's departure to Oakland, it seems like eons since any of the Minnesota Vikings have weighed in with their views on the hot button issue of gay marriage. Thankfully, Adrian Peterson has filled the void. The NFL MVP said "I'm not with that" when the conversation turned to same-sex marriage during a Thursday interview on Sirius/XM NFL satellite radio. The star running back was asked by hosts Bruce Murray and Amani Toomer whether he thought the Vikings cut their longtime punter because of his vocal support of gay marriage. And as he so often does with tacklers, he took the issue head on. "To each his own. I'm not with it," Peterson said. "But I have relatives that, you know, ****. I'm not biased towards them. I still treat them the same. I love them. But again, I'm not with that. That's not something that I believe in. But to each his own." Peterson said he saw no ulterior motives in the release of Kluwe. "I'm sure the Vikings' organization did not release him based on that," Peterson said. "They know Kluwe. They've been knowing him for a long time. They know he's outspoken."

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May 25, 2013  08:54 AM ET

OK, but who cares? Would reporters stop asking the stupid question, please. If it comes up? Fine. Same with any celebrities on their politics. who cares?

May 25, 2013  08:56 AM ET

So to the current generation of media, sexual preference is a sports question. I guess if you've flunked out of tollbooth school, the bars not too high in journalism.

May 25, 2013  09:00 AM ET

"But I have relatives that, you know, ****.


****?

May 25, 2013  09:07 AM ET

I bet his relatives are now all scrambling to tell everyone they know that it is not them he was talking about.

May 25, 2013  09:28 AM ET

The man should be able to speak his beliefs, KUDOS to Adrian, now ; how about a sports question.

May 25, 2013  09:31 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

OK, but who cares? Would reporters stop asking the stupid question, please. If it comes up? Fine. Same with any celebrities on their politics. who cares?

24-7 News/Sports cycle makes us all dumber.

May 25, 2013  09:39 AM ET

**** Just sayin'

May 25, 2013  09:50 AM ET
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24-7 News/Sports cycle makes us all dumber.

That it does, h.

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May 25, 2013  09:52 AM ET
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That it does, h.

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May 25, 2013  09:54 AM ET
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I bet his relatives are now all scrambling to tell everyone they know that it is not them he was talking about.

Ha! I can just imagine his tough guy cousins sitting around with their friends denying it!

May 25, 2013  09:58 AM ET
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Grrrr...





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May 25, 2013  10:21 AM ET
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OK, but who cares? Would reporters stop asking the stupid question, please. If it comes up? Fine. Same with any celebrities on their politics. who cares?

Seriously. What in the ****

May 25, 2013  10:28 AM ET
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I bet he's the type that uses lotion

As long as he keeps that crap online...

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