EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he'll follow up his 2012 MVP award by not only breaking the single-season NFL rushing mark but shattering it with 2,500 yards.
So what does Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson plan to do? Apparently run for more than Peterson, whatever number he puts up.
Appearing on ESPN's "NFL Live," Johnson was asked which of the two backs will have more yards next season.
"Of course, 2K," Johnson said, deploying his CJ2K moniker from when he ran for 2,006 yards in 2009.
Of course, Peterson easily surpassed Johnson's total this season when he ran for 2,097 yards, the second-highest, single-season mark ever behind Eric Dickerson's record of 2,105 set in 1984. Peterson was coming off major knee surgery and put together one of the best seasons by a running back in NFL history. Now, he says he'll be even better next year, and though there is little reason to doubt him, Johnson's claim is more dubious.
He hasn't rush...