Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, wins The Associated Press 2012 NFL Most Valuable Player award on Saturday, news sources report.
Other nominees for this award include Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Pioneer Press reported. Peterson won by 11 1-2 votes "from a nation wide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the NFL," Star Tribune reported.
The new MVP's achievements include rushed 2,019 yards and was short by nine yards breaking Eric Dickerson's record, Star Tribune reports.
Also on Saturday Peterson won Offensive Player of the Year award, Star Tribune reports.