After surprising trade, former MVP immediately steps into starting role Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
SANTA CLARA, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on from the field during their NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on September 14, 2015 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

TEMPE, Ariz. — Adrian Peterson knew something was up Tuesday morning when a friend sent him a text that read “Text 911.” “It was kind of strange,” the veteran running back said. “I just kept looking at my phone and the next text was, ‘You got traded to Arizona.’ I got excited. You hear rumors and…

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