Despite the tragic death of his two year old son Friday,Adrain Peterson will suit up and play

this afternoon against the Carolina Panthers.Friday Peterson announced he would play only moments it was confirmed that his son passed away,due to being assaulted by Joseph Robert Patterson,the boyfriend of the infant's mother.Peterson who is no stranger to dealing with death,feels that sometimes playing takes him away.Peterson is currently

3rd in the league in rushing with 421 yards rushing and 5 TD's for the Vikings.