10/11/2013 08:30 pm ET Updated Oct 12, 2013

Adrian Peterson Receives Outpouring Of Support From NFL Players After Son's Death (TWEETS)

Dozens of NFL players expressed their grief and passed along their condolences via social media as word spread that a two-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had passed away on Friday.

The reigning NFL MVP shared his appreciation for the outpouring of support.

The high volume of emotional messages from teammates and opponents is a testament both to Peterson's stature in the NFL but also to the heartbreaking nature of his loss. Here are some of the many messages of support and sorrow.

NFL Reacts To Death Of Adrian Peterson's Son