Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 7/12/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs the ball against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Dr. Neil Ghodadra, a noted orthopedic surgeon, joined Jason Smith Wednesday on NFL Network to discuss Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and his recovery from a torn ACL suffered last season. The same analysis that Ghodadra gave on Peterson can also be applied to Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall, who tore his right ACL in the regular season finale against the Cleveland Browns last year. Of course the general time frame that we all hear usually is 7 to 9 months with running backs, and Ghodadra puts the minimum needed time frame basically right in the middle at 8 Read more [...]


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