|11-11-2012, 05:35 PM||#1|
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Adrian Peterson, Vikings Run Past Lions 34-24
Adrian Peterson ran for 171 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries as the Minnesota Vikings grabbed a big win with a 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions in NFC North action from the Metrodome.
Peterson eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark for the fifth time in his career and leads the NFL with 1,128 yards. His 61-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter sealed the win for the Vikings (6-4), who snapped a two-game losing streak going into the bye week.
Calvin Johnson finished with his best game of the season as he had a career- high 12 catches for 207 yards and his first touchdown since Week 3. Matthew Stafford passed for 329 yards, three touchdowns and an interception on 28- of-42 attempts for the Lions (4-5), who were riding a two-game winning streak coming into Sunday's action.
Source: Sports Network
|11-11-2012, 06:33 PM||#3|
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Peterson...easily the comeback player of the year...if it wasn't for the media darling Peyton Manning...
Peterson is just on fire! 153, 123, 182, 171 the last four weeks...with 5 TD's. He's already, easily, surpassed 2011's 12 game total of 957 yards rushing...over 1100 for 2012.
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