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Adrian Peterson is a physical wonder. Time after time he proved that he could withstand a pounding and still provide Hall-of-Fame results. Peterson made the Minnesota Vikings an offensive force no matter who they had at quarterback.

The spectacular thing about Peterson is that he proved his talent even in old age and after significant injuries. A year removed from tearing his ACL, Peterson returned at 27 and ran for 2,097 yards in a season (2,105 is the NFL record). Peterson made the league adjust to his dominance.