Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/19/12
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is having the best season of his career and accomplishing a milestone that most thought impossible after coming off of an ACL tear in the offseason to being only 293 yards away from tying Eric Dickerson’s single season rushing yards record. However the real question for Adrian Peterson is whether he wants the individual record or his team making it to the Playoffs in 2012? The Vikings are 8-6 and if the Playoffs were held today, the Vikings would be the 6th seed in a Wild Card bout with the Green Bay Packers, but history has shown that teams with running backs who reach the 2,000 yard season mark do not go far in the Playoffs.… Read more
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