Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/12/12
Freak of nature would be one way to describe running back Adrian Peterson and MVP may be another. Less than one-year ago in a meaningless game, Peterson’s left knee popped three times and left him in horrific pain. His injury was serious, a left ACL tear along with medial collateral ligament damage. Peterson needed surgery and refused to wait, scheduling the appointment for New Years Day. With only 209 days till training camp he knew his time was limited, even trainer Eric Sugarman explained he would need at least eight months to recover, but according to the  Chicago Sun Times, by training camp in late July, Peterson felt like he was ready to rejoin his teammates at practice.… Read more
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