Found January 22, 2013 on
Purple Jesus Diaries:
Lauded sports journalist source, The Onion, has broken an exclusive story about one of the Minnesota Vikings - and the NFL's - most popular players, running back Adrian Peterson.
In a statement released this week, Peterson has confirmed that in order to be prepared for the 2013 NFL season, ready to come back better than ever and not only break Eric Dickerson's single season rushing record but to CRUSH it, he has intentionally tore the LCL and PCL in his knee in hopes that a repeat of the injury will bring a repeat of 2012's success
From the breaking news report:
Hoping to improve upon the remarkable feat of rushing for the second most yards in NFL history a year after tearing his ACL in the final week of 2011, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson announced Sunday that he has intentionally torn his ACL again and will undergo reconstructive knee surgery later this week. “It worked last year on the left knee, so I’m trying the other one this yea...
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When it was discovered that Washington Redskins quarterback
Robert Griffin III sustained an injury similar to the one Minnesota Vikings
running back Adrian Peterson endured prior to his monster 2012 campaign, the
comparisons started pouring in. However, Peterson told reporters, including
Andy Fenelon of NFL.com, that it’s not fair to compare the injuries of the two
Kyle Rudolph, the Vikings' second-year tight end, will be in the Pro Bowl.
Rudolph was named an injury replacement today because Tony Gonzalez of the Falcons pulled out because of an injury.
Rudolph is the 17th replacement player named to the NFC team.
Other Vikings in the Pro Bowl are Jared Allen, Jerome Felton, Chad Greenway, Adrian Peterson and Blair Walsh.
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