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Peterson believed hard work would bring him back

By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Pro Football Writer Published: September 13, 2012

— Russ Paine had never met anyone like Adrian Peterson.

Paine has done decades of work with professional athletes, and Peterson's return to the Minnesota backfield about 8 1 / 2 months after reconstructive surgery on his left knee still left him amazed.

“This guy is in the...

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