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Vikings' Peterson Defies Odds in Recovery

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It's an award that any NFL player would be proud of, but none would choose to endure.

Comeback player of the year.

The field is especially crowded this season, with an inordinate number of standout players returning from season-ending injuries, the type of infirmities that in another era would have terminated a career.

There's Peyton Manning, of course, the Denver Broncos quarterback who sat out his final...

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