Adrian Peterson Wins a Well-Deserved Most Valuable Player

February 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Just rename the award "Most Valuable Peterson" and be done with it.
After much back-and-forth and a tremendous amount of (usually) healthy debate, Adrian Peterson walked away with the NFL's award for Most Valuable Player—as well as Offensive Player of the Year (per Barry Wilner of The Associated Press).
Peyton Manning walked away with the Comeback Player of the Year award, so "All Day" didn't sweep the categories, but he got the one that says it all (per Barry Wilner of the AP).
Some Minnesota Vikings fans may not want to hear it, but I'm not sure the team makes eight wins this season without him. I'm certain they don't make the playoffs.
To come off an obliterated knee and run for over 2,000 yards is staggering. That 1,019 yards came after contact is ridiculous. His yards after contact would have placed him as the 16th most effective running back in the league this year. He led the league in carries of over 20 yards. His 27 was 15 more than the next running b...

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