Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 12/13/12

MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 22: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings smiles on the sideline against the Seattle Seahawks at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 22, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Everyone says it is the year of the quarterback with the likes of last year’s recipient Aaron Rodgers, and multi winners Peyton Manning and Tom Brady battling for the NFL MVP, but people need to realize that there is a player having a better year than the star QB’s, and he is Adrian Peterson. Peterson, who has 1,600 yards 10 touchdowns on a 6.0 yard per carry average after 13 weeks, started off slow breaking the 100 yard threshold only once in the first six games, but has been on fire ever since. 

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