Originally written December 11, 2012 on NESN.com:
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Adrian Peterson has Eric Dickerson on his radar screen after another beastly effort on Sunday afternoon, this one against the Chicago Bears. The Minnesota Vikings running back is doing all he can to make us question everything we thought we know about modern medicine, as he continues to chase down Dickerson’s single-season rushing record, just a year removed from major knee surgery. Even if Peterson can’t catch Dickerson, his performance over the last two months has him square in the middle of the NFL MVP discussion. Then again, Peterson’s run toward the MVP got a little more difficult on Monday night thanks to a certain New England quarterback. See below to find out where he ranks in this week’s NFL MVP power rankings. 1. Tom Brady — New England Patriots quarterback We’ve been saying for a couple of weeks that the MVP race would likely come down to what Tom Brady was able to do in a pair of primetime games in back-to-back weeks against the Texans and 49ers respectively. He made a p...
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