Power Ranking the NFL's Top Comeback Player of the Year Candidates

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Power Ranking the NFL's Top Comeback Player of the Year Candidates
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The 2015 NFL season was one of personal redemption for many stars who suffered major injuries in 2014. Earning the Comeback Player of the Year Award this year may be the most difficult of all major NFL awards because of the stiff competition. This power ranking of the top candidates for the Comeback Player of the Year Award is as deep with legitimate threats to win it as any in recent history of the award.

To help encapsulate the impressive pool of players who bounced back from a down 2014 season, we ranked the best seven candidates in order of the scope of their comeback. There are also four players who earned honorable mentions as well. We’ll break down the argument for each player.

The plethora of players returning to a high level of play from massive injuries is a testament to how hard each individual works. Factors like the advancement of technology and more knowledge about the human body certainly aid recovery time as well; however, no successful return is by accident or pure luck. The countless hours of rehab put in by these athletes is truly admirable.  

Who would you vote for to win Comeback Player of the Year? Make sure you let us know in the comments section below.

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