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Old 12-25-2011, 09:30 PM   #56
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Default Re: Adrian Peterson tears ACL, needs reconstructive surgery

Originally Posted by leopoldstotch
i think this should all boil down to how much AP changes his game style after his operations. This is a huge obstacle for football players who are forced to change because of an injury. Sometimes it pays off, but most of the time, it really turns them into a mediocre running back who is nothing more than an after thought.

He'll have no choice but to change his style. AP is known for his freakish agility and explosiveness. He's also a very smart player, so I think he can adapt. But we're likely not going to see any near 1,500 yard rushing seasons again.
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