What do you do if you're an NFL owner and a star player says he wants to play for you? Oh yeah, and it happens to be an NFL player who is on another team?
According to ESPN's "Outside the Lines," Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on a June phone call that he could envision playing for the Cowboys when his Vikings tenure was up.
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That put Jones in a little pickle.
"Well, I understand, Adrian," Jones told Peterson on the call, per the ESPN personality profile on Jones. "I'd like that, too ... Well, I love your story. I love your daddy's story. I've always respected what you've been about. I've always been a fan of yours."
NFL tampering rules prohibit club officials from talking to other teams' players, so this raises all kinds of questions for Jones. But according to the report, Jones might have been ambushed a bit by this one. Jones reportedly was in his suite at AT&T Stadium when a friend handed him a phone.
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