Adrian Peterson had an interview with Bleacher Report recently to discuss his surgery and plans for recovery. However, no interview with Adrian goes under the radar.
First off, Peterson said that he’s not worried about recovering from the surgery and being ready for next season because, as he said: “I have Wolverine blood”. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Wolverine, we aren’t talking about the animal. We’re talking about the Marvel Comics star who has a super power that allows him to heal at a super fast rate. With how quickly Peterson was able to return from his ACL surgery, it’s hard to argue with him.
After that, he went on to repeat that he will beat Emmitt Smith’s NFL career rushing record. Smith accumulated 18,355 over his 15 years in the league. Adrian is still quite far away from that total. In his 7 years playing, he is currently at 10,115 rushing yards. That means that Peterson needs 8,240 to tie his mark.
Good luck to Peterson on his goal of owning the NFL career rushing record and Vikings fans everywhere are wishing him a full and speedy recovery.