Metzl: Peterson's Injury is Better for Him in the Long Term

Good Morning Football—September 22, 2016

On a segment of's Good Morning Football, Jordan D. Metzl, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician, explains Minnesota Vikings' running back Adrian Peterson's recent 'bucket handle' meniscus tear.

Dr. Metzl explains, "A bucket handle tear can be potentially fixed and repaired. So you basically put the meniscus back into place."

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