What Five NFL Players Are Under the Most Pressure To Succeed in 2009?

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Published: May 4, 2009


... you done for me lately?" concept that makes the NFL so great. Some players, however, need to prove more than others. Here are the five players that have the most pressure to succeed in the 2009 season:


5. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings, Running back

Peterson is the only non-quarterback on this list. Last season, Peterson owned the NFL as far as rushing yards. I mean, he was a monster, but there was a flaw:  Peterson fumbled the ball nine times. This is a problem that can kill a team, especially considering the amount of times Peterson carries the ball. Peterson needs to start taking over his team, because, well, they do not have a quarterback that will do it. The entire franchise rests on Peterson's shoulders. 

4. Tom Brady, New England Patriots, Quarterback

Most people will argue that Brady has nothing to prove; he has won three Super Bowls and holds the record for most touchdown passe...

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