Found February 07, 2013 on NESN.com:
Adrian Peterson‘s season in 2012 was legendary, and the legend just keeps on growing. Peterson came within nine yards of breaking Eric Dickerson‘s single-season NFL rushing record, finishing with a jaw-dropping 2,097 almost one calendar year after having reconstructive surgery on his shredded left knee. Now, Peterson has revealed that he played the last seven weeks of the season with a sports hernia, according to ESPN.com, suffering the injury during a 34-24 win over the Lions in Week 10. Peterson underwent surgery to repair the groin tear on Thursday and explained just how difficult it was to play through. “That next day I felt very uncomfortable in my groin and abdominal area. I thought to myself, I’ll just wait until I recover but I never did,” Peterson said. “I kept thinking to myself, why is this happening and why now? With everything that I was going through with my knee I just said to myself I am not going to let this bring me down. I just focused on doing my rehab, getting r...
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