Originally written on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 10/29/14
Just two days after losing to their arch rival, the Green Bay Packers in the wild card round of the playoffs, and just 8 days after coming up 9 yards short of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single season rushing record, Adrian Peterson found a way to put others first. On Monday Peterson, who is well know throughout the league as an up standing citizen and moral person, made a very important phone call to Blake Cognata, a 17-year-old from Rochester, New York, battling a rare form of cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma, reports Kare11.com. Blake was diagnosed almost a year ago with this rare form of cancer that attacks the bones. Blake was forced to quit playing football and lacrosse in high school. In October Blake was hospitalized as the cancer had spread to almost every bone in his body and as pain became increasingly intense. Blake often lives in a deep sleep caused by high doses of pain medication, but in a brief and serendipitous moment, Blake was lucid to receive an invigorating phone ca...
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