Peterson's back, but not back

  • Article by: MARK CRAIG , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 13, 2012 - 6:11 AM

His first practice reps since December elicited giddiness, all as his coach tried to temper the buzz, calling it just "the next step."

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logical50525Aug. 13, 12 8:57 AM

Glad he's getting better but I have two conflicting voices in my head. Voice 1 says Don't rush it let him get fully healthy and limit his chance of re-injury. Voice 2 says I had the same thought about EJ Henderson a couple of years ago (different injury I know) and he did just fine.

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PikeGraphicsAug. 13, 12 9:08 AM

All I know is that I would not want to be an opposing defender when Adrian Peterson is out to "prove" anything! Yikes.

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zyxwvuAug. 13, 12 9:56 AM

Terry Allen came back from two knee surgeries to continue a successful career. I won't be surprised to see AP do the same. Yes, that was optimism....

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ranger1873Aug. 13, 1212:00 PM

"It doesn't matter because I had my mind set on what I wanted to conquer. I knew it wasn't going to be easy. It was going to take work. I had my faith in the right place, my will in the right place. I'm back." -0- Adrian Peterson is one of the very few athletes who, when he talks about his will, can be taken at absolute face value.

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