EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson has had plenty of big, memorable runs during his seven-year career with the Minnesota Vikings.
Peterson went 78 yards for a touchdown on his first carry this season. He has two career runs of at least 80 yards. His first career carry went for 13 yards. He set the single-game rushing record of 296 yards in his rookie season. He's run over players and run away from them. He's juked opponents to the ground with his vicious cuts.
One run, against the Cleveland Browns in the season-opener in 2009, demonstrated all of those abilities and had Peterson calling it one of his "top three" runs on his personal career list.
The only time Peterson has faced this week's opponent, Cleveland, was in 2009 when he ran for 180 yards. He finished his day with a 64-yard touchdown run where he darted through a hole on the left side of the line, made a move and had safety Brodney Pool fall, ran through an arm tackle by Brandon McDonald and then simply shoved corner...