NFL’s injured come back strong

Posted: December 25, 2012 at 11:51 p.m.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) in his 14th NFL season, every game as a starter, he led the Broncos to 13 victories. He completed 68.8 percent of his passes, the second-best percentage of his career, and had a quarterback rating of 105.8, also his second best, and the best since 2004 when it was 121.1.

From Peyton Manning overcoming four neck surgeries to Adrian Peterson’s rebound from a shredded knee to Chuck Pagano’s fight with leukemia, this has been the Year of the Comeback in the NFL.

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Sports, Pages 15 on 12/26/2012