Found December 06, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
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With the regular season winding down, things like the MVP race, offensive and defensive rookies of the  year and the comeback player of the year begins to thin out the candidates for the honors. The former always has time to change, as teams still have four games left and some of those candidates are on teams fighting for the playoffs. But for the latter, it seems to be coming down to two players; Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson. Unlike the MVP award, which seemingly always goes to a quarterback, the comeback player of the year honors can go to anyone from a running back to a defensive lineman. However, five of the past six winners have indeed been quarterbacks. The lone exception was Greg Ellis of the Dallas Cowboys who won the award as a defensive end back in 2007 after Chad Pennington won it the year before. But since then, the honors have gone to Pennington again, then Tom Brady, Michael Vick and finally Matthew Stafford last season. So what does that mean for this season? W...
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