The Road Back: Adrian Peterson's Path to Recovery and Domination in the NFL

The Road Back: Adrian Peterson's Path to Recovery and Domination in the NFL

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Adrian Peterson had major surgery on his left knee on Dec. 30, 2011, making it unlikely the Vikings� All-Pro running back would be ready for the start of the 2012 NFL season. He vowed to return better than ever, even as his team tried to temper enthusiasm. Over the past year, Star Tribune writers chronicled Peterson�s offseason recovery, his impatient training camp, his return to the field and the remarkable second half of his season. The Road Back brings together the Star Tribune's exclusive coverage of Peterson's pursuit of NFL records and efforts to lead his team into the playoffs. Read more and get complete sports coverage at

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016164175
Publisher: Star Tribune Media Company LLC
Publication date: 12/31/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 978,267
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Mark Craig has covered the NFL for most of the past 21 years. A Pro Football Hall of Fame selector and a member of the Associated Press' NFL awards selection team, Craig covered the Browns and the NFL for the Canton (Ohio) Repository from 1991 to 1999 and the Vikings and the NFL from 2003 to the present. He also covered the University of Minnesota football program.

Sid Hartman sold newspapers on Minneapolis street corners as a boy. He began his writing career for the Minneapolis daily newspapers in November 1944 and his first column appeared on Sept. 11, 1945. He currently writes four columns a week for Star Tribune sports section and does a weekly SidCast on

Chip Scoggins is a Star Tribune sports columnist and enterprise writer. He covered the Vikings as a beat writer for four seasons from 2007-2010. He joined the Star Tribune in January 2000 and has covered high schools, the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Minnesota Wild and college football.

Jim Souhan joined the Star Tribune as a beat reporter covering the Vikings in 1990. He also has covered the Minnesota Twins, wrote features, worked as an investigative reporter and covered the NFL and Major League Baseball. He became a sports columnist in 2004. Before moving to Minnesota, he covered high school sports and the Dallas Cowboys for the Dallas Morning News.

Dan Wiederer began covering the Vikings in 2011. Before joining the Star Tribune, he spent seven seasons covering ACC basketball at The Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer. He also covered the Chicago Bears in 2003 and 2004.

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