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Adrian Peterson's five desired trade destinations revealed

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Adrian Peterson's future in the NFL and with the Minnesota Vikings is currently up in the air after he was placed back on the commissioner's exemption list again.

Peterson voluntarily went on the list last season after he was accused of child abuse following charges relating to his alleged abuse of his four-year-old son with a switch.

The star running back was then suspended from the NFL towards the back end of last season and reinstated by the league shortly after the end of the campaign.

Trade destinations

Currently, the Vikings are now in deep discussions with Peterson about what his plans will be for the 2015 NFL season. The former NFL MVP is "uneasy" about going back to Minnesota, and Yahoo Sports reported today that there are five viable NFL team options for Peterson to go to if he does end up being traded away by the Vikings.

"While the Dallas Cowboys have been reported to be a Peterson favorite destination, the running back prefers five teams: the Arizona Cardinals, the Indianapolis Colts, the Cowboys, the San Diego Chargers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers," Yahoo Sports revealed on Wednesday.

"That said, even if Peterson requested a trade, the Vikings could refuse and simply pay him the $12.75 million in base salary he's due in the 2015 season."

Peterson's desire to join the Cowboys is already well covered territory, but reports of his interest in going to the Chargers, Colts, Bucs and Cardinals provide somewhat uncharted territory.
Realistically, if he wants to be successful, all of the teams are potential Super Bowl contenders in the next few seasons.

The Colts are the team with the most in place for a shot at the Super Bowl, closely followed by the Cardinals.

The Chargers will always be competitive while quarterback Philip Rivers is around, while the Bucs should become reasonably competitive with the expected addition of Jameis Winston through this year's draft.

It's interesting times for Peterson fans with so many possibilities this spring. But where do you think Peterson would be best next season? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.

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