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Manning, Peterson Aren't Only Comebacks

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The epic seasons being turned in by Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson and Denver quarterback Peyton Manning have deservedly sucked up all the oxygen in the comeback player of the year debate, but there are other notable comebacks unfolding around the league in varying degrees. By players and coaches alike.

Here are just six of the understandably over-looked in the comeback category:

 

 

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