Adrian Peterson addressed the media today for the first time since tearing his ACL and MCL in his left knee on Christmas Eve. It was the first time off crutches, but his knee was still in a heavy brace. Peterson says he feels like he is "going to come back better than before."
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Peterson: 'I'm just not there yet'
Adrian Peterson is about six months removed from ACL surgery, so it's understandable he's not moving like he used to move. "I know my body overall, and I know I'm just not there yet," Peterson said. "It's not terrible, but I'm not to where I know I need to be."
Peterson: I wanted to be like Michael Jordan
Adrian Peterson toyed with the idea of changing his jersey number to 23, however, soon scrapped the idea after he realized it would cost him nearly a million dollars due to contractual issues. Tuesday he told Dan Patrick that he considered it because he's been a lifelong Michael Jordan fan.
Vikes place Peterson on IR, activate King from practice squad
The Vikings placed running back Adrian Peterson on injured reserve Monday. The all-pro is expected to miss eight-to-nine months after tearing his ACL and MCL in his left knee during the third quarter of Saturday's win over the Redskins. Running back Caleb King was activated from the practice squad, along with tight end Mickey Shuler.
Peterson plans to be better than ever
Adrian Peterson tells ESPN that he doesn't want to "encounter" any delays en route to his goal of playing in the Vikings' season opener. His ultimate goal is to come back 110 percent better than he was before. Once he does he wants to help the Vikings win the NFC North, get back in the playoffs and win a championship.
Vikings: Peterson could be ready for 2012 season
The Minnesota Vikings are hopeful their star running back will be ready to kickoff their 2012 season. Adrian Peterson tore his ACL and MCL in his left knee during the third quarter of Saturday's 33-26 win against the Washington Redskins. The Associated Press reports Peterson will have surgery within the next 10 days. The Vikings head trainer says Peterson will need eight to nine months to recover.
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