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Old 12-25-2011, 11:42 PM   #61
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Default Re: Adrian Peterson tears ACL, needs reconstructive surgery

Originally Posted by mlh1981
Even if this injury hadn't happened, he has still reached a stage in his career where wear/tear was going to become a concern soon. He's been a workhorse back.

The stats were already in a slow decline.

Even with just one of these injuries, it was bound to be a tough road ahead for him, let alone two. He can still come back and be a solid contributor, but I think his days of being one of the top stars in the league is sadly over.
The stats were not declining...his ypc was up...he was a top 5 rusher while healthy...

He still has many elite years left.
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