Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/9/12
In 2011 Minnesota Vikings phenom running back Adrian Peterson tore both his MCL and ACL ending his 2011 season, which now begs the question whether Adrian Peterson is no longer number one material in Fantasy Football. But the news pouring over the wire is that Adrian Peterson is right on track with his recovery, otherwise continually showing he is in fact a freak of nature. Just recently it was reported that Peterson is not only running—one month after beginning dryland running, mind you—but he beat his teammates during wind sprints according to ESPN TwinCities 1500. As unbelievable as this news is, however, fantasy football owners have to take a look at the big picture before they get overly excited over this news. The Workload Effect: Adrian Peterson was a true-type workhorse back right out of the gate. In 2008 and 2009, Peterson averaged 338 attempts. In 2010, Peterson averaged close 51.1 snaps in a span of 10 games (283 attempts) while in 2011 Peterson registered 208 attempts
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