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Adrian Peterson

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by RS12, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Looks like torn ACL per Jay Glazer. Hate to see that happen. Hope he makes full recovery.
  2. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    I'll be shocked if he's ready to go by Game 1. That looked nasty.
  3. SDogo

    SDogo Not as good as I once was but as good once as I ev

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    A close friend of mine that works for the Vikings says they fear now it's a identical injury to that Willis McGahee suffered at Miami when he tore his ACL, PCL and MCL.
  4. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Yeah, I saw Jay Glazer say that too on the postgame. With the McGahee reference.
  5. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I didn't think of that but I'll bet your right.
  6. ZeroClub

    ZeroClub just trying to get better

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    An MRI confirmed that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee against the Washington Redskins on Saturday, the team announced.

    Vikings coach Leslie Frazier will update reporters Monday at his press conference at 11:30 a.m. ET.

    The Vikings lost Peterson and starting quarterback Christian Ponder to injuries over a span of several minutes in Saturday's loss.
  7. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Will they draft Trent Richardson now? That might be a career changer for AP.
  8. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    Terrible news. Hope he can recover. This guy was on his way to becoming one of the greatest running backs of all time.
  9. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    Damn that sucks.

    Not to be insensitive to his injury, but it's worth mentioning how special Emmitt's record really is when you think about the wear and tear running backs take.
  10. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Modern medicine, he'll be fine.
  11. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    i hope you're right.
  12. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    if it is just the ACL he should be fine. If he had destroyed it, that is a whole nother matter. Now of course he is more of a power back then a dancer so that helps as well.
  13. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    No way is he ready by week 1.
  14. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    A full ACL tear for a RB isn't good news. That doesn't mean that he can't come back and be a good player, but he needs to be a great player.

    Even with surgery, he might lack a bit of the burst.
  15. bbgun

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  16. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

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    I bet he also tore his MCL and medial capsule on that hit.

    He will not be 100% by the start of next season. I wouldn't be surprised if he starts the season on PUP. Sitting out the season is not out of the question.

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