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Monday, December 17, 2012
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Adrian Peterson
Adrian Peterson says he has his eyes on breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record.

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he feels 100% healthy after last year's knee injury, believes he will break Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record and comments on Minnesota's push for the postseason. Listen

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is looking forward to facing Adrian Peterson and the Vikings next weekend, talks about bouncing back after the loss to the Patriots and details his journey to the NFL. Listen

Bears running back Matt Forte talks about Chicago's recent struggles, says Jay Cutler is doing as well as can be expected and promises that Lovie Smith's coaching strategies have not gotten stale. Listen

Not safe, not sorry - Colin Cowherd lauds Jim Harbaugh for making the risky decision choosing Colin Kaepernick over Alex Smith and says the decision is paying visible dividends as evidenced by San Francisco's win on Sunday night. Listen

NFL Network's Brian Billick says it's clear Jim Harbaugh made the right decision for his team by going with Colin Kaepernick, discusses the rise of the Seahawks and fall of the Bears and says the Redskins and Cowboys are rounding into form at the right time of year. Listen

ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer says the 49ers' ceiling is higher now with Colin Kaepernick at quarterback, even though Dilfer says he would argue the 49ers were already the best team in the NFC with QB Alex Smith. Listen

NBA TV analyst Greg Anthony previews Rockets-Knicks, discussing the Knicks' success this season and Jeremy Lin's return to New York. Anthony also talks about the Lakers' outlook for the season under coach Mike D'Antoni. Listen

"Spanning the Globe" features ESPN.com NFC East blogger Dan Graziano, 1500 ESPN's Tom Pelissero (Minnesota) and ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss. Listen