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Manning, Peterson pick up player of the month awards

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12:46 PM ET 01.03 | Two of the NFL's leading MVP candidates finished the regular season strong, as Minnesota Vikings running Adrian Peterson and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning were named their respective conference's offensive players of the month for December. Along with Peterson in the NFC, Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher and Vikings placekicker Blair Walsh were named the defensive and special teams players of the month, respectively. Joining Manning in the AFC areHouston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Cincinnati Bengals kicker Josh Brown as the respective defensive and special teams Players of the Month.

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January 3, 2013  01:12 PM ET

These guys are good.

January 3, 2013  02:15 PM ET

They all deserve it!

January 3, 2013  02:36 PM ET

Is this like "Employee of the Month?" Y'know, they get there picture on the bulletin board next to the bathroom door? Like, wow.

January 3, 2013  03:07 PM ET

They should both be comeback player of the year, they were absolutely outstanding, I was wrong about both of them, I thought neither guy would make it back!!!

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January 3, 2013  05:26 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

These guys are good.

Aaaaaaaaaah Great!!! Happy New Year!!!

 
January 4, 2013  07:59 AM ET
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They should both be comeback player of the year, they were absolutely outstanding, I was wrong about both of them, I thought neither guy would make it back!!!

Gotta second that. I thought Manning would last four or five games and Peterson would be a shell of his former self. Great to be wrong on these two!!

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