Through the first six weeks of the season, the NFL rushing leader is a rookie who has just the 14th-most carries in the league. He has only one game with more than 20 runs, and isn't even regarded by his head coach as the starter for a franchise with a losing record.
Well, at least not nominally.
Listed second behind the veteran Chester Taylor on the Minnesota Vikings' tailback depth chart, first-round draft choice Adrian Peterson is first in the NFL in rushing yards (607) and ...
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