Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson accepts the NFL MVP award during the NFL Honors awards show in New Orleans, Louisiana February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes
Adrian Peterson named league's Most Valuable Player
Posted : Saturday, 02 February 2013 10:28PM
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named the National Football League's Most Valuable Player on Saturday.
Peterson, who came within nine yards of setting a single season NFL rushing record after coming back from a torn knee ligament, was also named the Offensive Player of the Year.
(Reporting by Larry Fine, Editing by Greg Stutchbury)
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