Adrian Peterson To Begin Running Later This Month

icon
Friday February 17th, 2012

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is scheduled to start running by the end of this month, according to the teams website.

Peterson underwent surgery in December to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee. The procedure went smoothly, according to reports, and Peterson has been working to rehab the injury over the past several weeks.

“I’m definitely making improvements. I’m starting to get my muscle tone and strength back into the legs,” Peterson told Paul Allen on KFAN, “I am happy with the progress I’ve made so far. I’m extremely happy.”

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.