What They Are Saying: 10 Quotes From NFL Players On Adrian Peterson's Greatness

Posted Jun 27, 2013

Adrian Peterson

On Thursday night, it was revealed that Adrian Peterson was -- not surprisingly -- voted the No. 1 player in the NFL last season.  Here are ten quotes from other NFL players to describe Peterson's greatness...

"I’ve had three ACL (tears) in my life.  To come back the way that he did, literally like nothing happened, and to be better than the year before, I don’t understand it." – Texans TE Owen Daniels

"Mine happened first and thin his happened.  I’m like, ‘man, I wish I could do that.’" – Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles, who also tore his ACL in 2012

"I don’t think he’s human.  I think he’s a robot. " – Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy

"I say if there is a human superhero, it’s Adrian Peterson." – Eagles TE Brett Celek

"The man’s Wolverine." – Bills RB C.J. Spiller

"He’s like playing Madden.  You’re hitting the L1 on your joystick and he’s spinning." – Ex-Cowboys G Derrick Dockery

"You know he’s going to get the ball and teams still can’t stop him.  We were one of those defenses." – Bears CB Charles Tillman

"[He’s] something that you have to prepare for physically and mentally because you know that you’re going to have to try and stop a monster on Sunday." – Raiders LB Nick Roach

"I think he runs harder now that he got hurt which is crazy to say but it’s so true. He definitely runs through arm tackles all day." – Ex-Cardinals DT Nick Eason

"It’s like trying to tackle a wild horse … he’s just bucking.  You literally have to wrestle him down.  He’s not going to go down easy." – Buccaneers S Mark Barron