EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson ran for over 100 yards in three of his first four NFL games before going to Chicago to face the Bears back in his rookie season.
Peterson became the Adrian Peterson everyone knows now on that day. The game was his true coming-out-party in the NFL with 20 carries for 224 yards and three touchdowns in a 34-31 win at Chicago. Back then, he even added four kickoff returns for 128 yards. It was Oct. 14, 2007.
It's also the last time Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings left Soldier Field feeling good.
Soldier Field has not treated Peterson and the Vikings well. A five-game losing streak dates back to Peterson's first game against Chicago in 2007. Minnesota has lost 11 of its past 12 games at Chicago.
"It's frustrating," Peterson said. "It's something that I don't think about often, but that is the case. The only thing we can focus on is taking it one week at a time, bouncing back from last week, try and go on the road and get a tough win. We know ...