Originally written on SportsBlooded  |  Last updated 11/13/14

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 13: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals on December 13, 2009 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

If the video of Minnesota Vikings star RB Adrian Peterson‘s rehab workout is any indication, it looks like he’s going to be back and ready to play the 2012-13 NFL season and he’ll be in tip-top shape. Josina Anderson of ESPN had a chance to sit down with Peterson at his rehab facility and Peterson said that he’s currently on schedule to be back for the start of the upcoming season after tearing his ACL and MCL last year. Peterson tore his ACL and MCL in the Vikings 33-26 win over the Washington Redskins on December 27th. Peterson had surgery 4 days later and has been working hard ever since to be ready for the start of the 2012-13 season.

Despite missing 4 1/2 games, Peterson put up solid numbers last year running for 970 yds and 12 TD’s. If 2nd year QB Christian Ponder is able to improve on his decent rookie year and the Vikings get Peterson back, they’ll have a chance of contending in the NFC North. See the complete interview...

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