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Adrian Peterson is just 27 years old and has been in the NFL for only six seasons, but Hall of Fame running back Curtis Martin has seen enough to punch AP’s ticket to Canton. As Peterson threatens to break Eric Dickerson‘s single-season rushing record, Martin can’t help but be amazed by what he’s witnessing from the Vikings running back. Martin, whose 14,101 career rushing yards ranks fourth in NFL history, thinks Peterson has more God-given ability than anyone he’s ever seen play running back. “I’m talking in the history of the NFL, not just in this era,” Martin recently said of Peterson, according to Ron Borges of Pro Football Weekly. “I believe he’s that guy. Adrian Peterson is the type of talent that, even if his career ended with the injury last year, he’d make it into the Hall of Fame.” Peterson, who enters Sunday’s season finale 207 yards shy of Dickerson’s single-season mark, has rushed for 8,650 yards in his six years in the NFL, which includes five seasons of more than 1,
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