Cowboys not trading for AP

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DALLAS, TX (The Spread) - Despite some believing that Jerry Jones would love nothing more than to trade for Adrian Peterson, the Cowboys are not expected to pursue the Minnesota running back.

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ESPN Dallas has confirmed that the Cowboys will not be trading for Peterson, who is currently in a tumultuous relationship with his current team, the Vikings. Dallas would need to make significant moves in order to make room for Peterson, who currently is owned a $12.75 million salary. The Cowboys have just $2.25 million in free cap space.

Throw out the cap situation and the fit does make sense. There was a report that emerged two years ago that Peterson called Jones and said he wanted to be a Cowboy. Dallas also watched DeMarco Murray join division rival Philadelphia this offseason and despite signing Darren McFadden to a free agent deal, the Cowboys are in need of another back. Alas, it doesn't appear as though that back will be Peterson.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cowboys are 14/1 to win the 2016 Super Bowl while the Vikings are long shots at 50/1.

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