Originally written on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 11/16/12
Last Sunday, Adrian Peterson totaled 171 rushing yards, putting him well over the 1K mark. Currently the league's leading rusher -- by a fairly large margin -- he's on pace to finish with over 1,800 yards on the ground. That would be an incredible feat for anyone, but especially so for the Vikings' superstar, who's just eleven months removed from major knee surgery. The unconscionably quick recovery process has astonished ... well, everyone, even world-renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. "I can't believe it," Andrews told Peterson's parents, via NFL.com. "For this guy to have played as much football as he's played his whole life, and not to have hardly any wear and tear, it's incredible. I've never seen a football player, especially one who runs and cuts as much as he does, with a knee in that condition. It's like a newborn baby." Peterson said none of this surprises him, chalking up his fast-healing nature to good DNA. "Give credit to the doctor -- he did ...
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