Found December 27, 2011 on Sportress of Blogitude:
As a Vikings fan, you can only imagine how dejected and horrified I was on Saturday after watching Adrian Peterson blow out his knee early in the second during the game against the Redskins, so I can only imagine how Peterson felt himself after writhing in agony on the turf while his NFL career flashed [...]

Vikings star Peterson pushes up surgery date

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson remains in "severe" pain four days after taking a hit to the outside of his left knee, he said on Wednesday. Because of that pain, Peterson convinced renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews to move up the surgery date from next Tuesday to this Friday after the hit he took in the third quarter of last Saturday's game against the Washington...

Vikings RB Peterson goes on IR; recovery time estimated at 8-9 months

The Minnesota Vikings placed star running back Adrian Peterson on season-ending injured reserve Monday. Peterson suffering a severe knee injury in Saturday's game against Washington, tearing the medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligaments in his left knee. He is expected to undergo surgery ro repair the ACL injury within the next seven to 10 days. Team officials said...

Notebook: Peterson surgery set for Friday

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson moved up his surgery with Dr. James Andrews because of the pain in his injured left knee. Plus, two Vikings were given awards for their involvement in the community and with the media.

Vikings' Adrian Peterson expected to recover after upcoming knee surgery

The athletic abilities of star running back Adrian Peterson led the Minnesota Vikings to give him a seven-year, $100 million contract extension before the season started. Now, Minnesota expects Peterson to be recovered from left knee surgery for two torn ligaments in time to start the 2012 season.

Vikings expect RB Peterson back for start of 2012 season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings expect star running back Adrian Peterson to be recovered from left knee surgery for two torn ligaments in time to start the 2012 season.

Vikings say goal for Adrian Peterson is Week One return

The Minnesota Vikings say Adrian Peterson will have surgery to repair his torn ACL in seven to ten days, and that the team’s goal is a recovery time of eight or nine months, which would put him on pace to start Week One of the 2012 season. “We are going to hold the goal to…

Vikings Live Chat with Dan Wiederer at noon Tuesday

Join Dan Wiederer to talk about Adrian Peterson's knee and other issues facing the Vikings as they ehad toward their final game of the season.

Video: Video: Will Peterson be ready for 2012?

Mike Florio and Peter King take a look at trending topics around the NFL from Week 16. Adrian Peterson will miss the rest of 2011 and perhaps some of 2012 after suffering a torn ACL in the Vikings' win against the Redskins. Will Tony Romo's hand injury that he suffered against the Eagles affect the outcome of the Cowboys' game against the Giants that will determine the...
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