MINNEAPOLIS -- Adrian Peterson thinks he's the best running back in the game. Now he's getting paid like it, too. Peterson agreed Saturday to a contract extension with the Vikings that includes $36 million in guaranteed money and as much as $100 million over the next seven years if he plays that long with Minnesota. A league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that Peterson will receive $40 million over the first three years of the deal. Ranking backs Peterson is to be the top back in the league at 96% rating but many say he's a top 5 but not the best ....he's getting paid like one !!!