2,500 for Peterson? Vikes hope not

If he hits his rushing goal, team's plans to diversify offense will have failed

Originally Published: May 10, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Adrian Peterson isn't rushing for 2,500 yards this season. He's lost his mind. It isn't a realistic goal, even for Peterson, who must be a droid given how he defied modern medicine a year ago.

It's not that I don't believe in Peterson. I do. He's amazing. What he did this past season -- rushing for 2,097 yards so soon after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament -- was yet another example of how unique a player he is. If anyone has the talent and drive to obliterate the NFL single-season ...

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