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For as long as I can remember, there has not been a comeback player of the year race like the one we are witnessing this year between Adrian Peterson and Peyton Manning. Before we get into what they’re doing on the field this year, let’s flashback to why they are being considered for comeback player of the year. (AP) We go back to Christmas Eve of last season when the Vikings beat the Redskins 33-26. The outcome of the game was rendered meaningless, but during the game Peterson’s leg got caught underneath another player’s body and was severely injured. Many feared of what was to be confirmed after the game, that AP had torn his MCL and ACL. The injury ended his season, which became the first season he failed to rush for 1,000 yards; and many predicted he would be sidelined well into the next season. Usually, an ACL injury will take up to a year to fully recover from, and many players do not regain the same burst and power that they had pre-injury. When conducting the surgery, Dr. ...
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