• Adrian Peterson sets date for breaking all-time rushing mark

    Summary of 13 articles · Updated Jul 31, 2013
    Also, he also doesn’t think Adrian Peterson is better than he is. That's when Adrian Peterson says he'll break Emmitt Smith's all-time NFL rushing mark of 18,355 yards. It's all about setting goals. It's been well documented that Adrian Peterson was agitated that he fell 9 yards short of breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record a year ago. "The defense kind of handed it to us today, to be honest," Peterson said. But let's all understand that in order to break Smith's record in the timetable he provided, Peterson is going to be much more productive between the ages of 28 and 32 than he was between 22-27. And you won't want to miss his candid thoughts on a whole variety of topics, ranging from Robert Griffin III's ACL recovery to the trade of Percy Harvin to his suspicions of performance-enhancing drugs in the NFL to the lingering sting of the Vikings' NFC title game loss to New Orleans four seasons ago.
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      Source: ESPN.com
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      Source: ESPN.com
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      Source: CNNSI.com
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