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Adrian Peterson had surgery to repair sports hernia

Team expects a quick recovery for MVP running back Brad Biggs

Print This February 07, 2013, 11:52 AM EST

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had surgery this morning to repair a late-season injury that didn’t derail him from winning the MVP award.

The club announced that Peterson had surgery to repair an abdominal core muscle injury, also known as a sports hernia. The surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia.

“We expect a speedy recovery with no long-term concerns,” the Vikings said in the release.

Peterson made a remarkable recovery from a torn ACL last year to shock virtually everyone. Like the team said, this should be a much easier to return from.

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