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The 'Most rushing yards in an NFL game' quiz

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There's no need to debate it. Adrian Peterson will be back in D.C. next season. 

On Tuesday, Washington announced that it had exercised Peterson's team option, which guarantees the soon-to-be-35-year-old-running back at least one more season in the nation's capital. Peterson has been solid but unspectacular over his last two seasons, totaling 2,290 yards from scrimmage and 13 touchdowns in that time. Now he gets another season to add to his no-doubt Hall of Fame resume. 

Which brings us to today's quiz of the day. It's been 13 seasons since Peterson, then a Viking, set the NFL record for the most rushing yards in a single game with 296. So with that in mind, how many of the top 50 NFL players with the most rushing yards in a regular-season game can you name in five minutes?

Good luck!

Can you name the NFL players with the most rushing yards in one game?

List does not include AFL players. 

SCORE:
0/50
TIME:
6:00
296 / MIN / 2007
Adrian Peterson
295 / BAL / 2003
Jamal Lewis
286 / CLE / 2009
Jerome Harrison
278 / CIN / 2000
Corey Dillon
275 / CHI / 1977
Walter Payton
273 / BUF / 1976
O.J. Simpson
266 / SEA / 2001
Shaun Alexander
259 / KC / 2010
Jamaal Charles
253 / DAL / 2011
DeMarco Murray
251 / DEN / 2000
Mike Anderson
251 / TB / 2012
Doug Martin
250 / BUF / 1973
O.J. Simpson
247 / LARM / 1971
Willie Ellison
246 / CIN / 1997
Corey Dillon
243 / SD / 2003
LaDainian Tomlinson
238 / TEN / 2018
Derrick Henry
237 / CLE / 1961
Jim Brown
237 / 237 / 1957
Jim Brown
237 / DET / 1994
Barry Sanders
237 / DAL / 1993
Emmitt Smith
236 / PIT / 2016
Le'Veon Bell
235 / TB / 2015
Doug Martin
234 / NYG / 2006
Tiki Barber
234 / JAX / 2000
Fred Taylor
233 / KC / 2012
Jamaal Charles
232 / CLE / 1963
Jim Brown
232 / CLE / 1959
Bobby Mitchell
231 / HOU / 2010
Arian Foster
228 / TEN / 2009
Chris Johnson
228 / DEN / 2002
Clinton Portis
228 / ARZ / 2011
Beanie Wells
228 / MIA / 2002
Ricky Williams
227 / BAL / 1998
Priest Holmes
227 / OAK / 1997
Napoleon Kaufman
227 / BUF / 1975
O.J. Simpson
226 / KC / 2012
Jamaal Charles
225 / JAX / 2019
Leonard Fournette
224 / DEN / 2013
Knowshon Moreno
224 / MIN / 2007
Adrian Peterson
223 / CLE / 1963
Jim Brown
223 / PIT / 2006
Willie Parker
223 / LARM / 1956
Tommy Wilson
221 / LARM / 1989
Greg Bell
221 / LARD / 1987
Bo Jackson
221 / WAS / 1989
Gerald Riggs
220 / NYG / 2005
Tiki Barber
220 / STL / 2000
Marshall Faulk
220 / DET / 1991
Barry Sanders
220 / SD / 2002
LaDainian Tomlinson
220 / ATL / 2008
Michael Turner

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