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Adrian Peterson 106 yards behind Emmitt at same point in career

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  2. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    He won't get the record.He'll be lucky to make it to 13,000+
  3. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    How many knee issues has he suffered in college and the pros.

    He'll never make it to Emmitt's record.
  4. Super_Kazuya

    Super_Kazuya Well-Known Member

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    Well, it's impressive but that's as far as l'll go. He is certainly not going to pass Emmitt, that's for sure. Emmitt was remarkably healthy and avoided big hits. AD is a human battering ram.
  5. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Interesting. It's all about staying healthy. Peterson seems to take more hits than Emmitt.
  6. DuceizBak

    DuceizBak Active Member

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    I think he's definitely physically superior to emmit smith in just about every way.

    With that being said, he'll never get that record
  7. AKATheRake

    AKATheRake Well-Known Member

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    Yeah with almost 10,000 more yards to go.
  8. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    yeah good luck...you would have to go 3,000 yards each season to make it..because you only have about 3-4 more years of running like a mad man...then you slow down in todays nfl
  9. Lodeus

    Lodeus Well-Known Member

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    I say he makes it to about 14,000. The way he came back form injury tells me he is not like most players.
  10. koolaid

    koolaid Drink Me

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    Not trying to upset anyone but if I had just one season to win a superbowl I would pick AP over anyone.
  11. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    This just show me and us what we have forgotten. How great was Emmitt? AP has has a 2000 yd season already and is still behind him.

    Still one of my favorites of all time!
  12. Arkyvarminter

    Arkyvarminter Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, he's definitely better than Emmitt ever was. Emmitt just rubs me the wrong way for some reason. During the football life episode with Barry Sanders, Emmitt came across kind of immature. He says what he done is never enough that people will always debate him vs Barry. Emmitt, no one is debating you vs Barry. That debate Barry wins 99 out of 100 times........
  13. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    Not sure how AP is physically superior to Emmitt, Emmitt never went down for any extended period of time.
  14. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    It's going to take some kind of phenom to ever touch Emmitts record.

    Peterson is the man and I'm cheering for the Vikings in the playoffs but he'll be lucky to finish top 5.
  15. Arkyvarminter

    Arkyvarminter Well-Known Member

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    Emmitt didn't get hit all that much. He ran through holes..big ones
  16. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    Emmitt in my book was just as good as Barry, maybe not as exciting but he had many many long unbelievable runs. The guy was money...

    IAMKING Benched

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    Just 5 more 2,000+ yards seasons straight ;)
  18. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    I was going to say, that stat actually makes me more impressed with Emmitt.

    Emmitt had such incredible durability, if AD is behind him now I doubt there's any chance he catches him.
  19. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    He forgot to post 1 tiny detail, at the same point in their careers, Emmitt was 3 years younger. He was 20 when he was drafted, AP was 23.
  20. DuceizBak

    DuceizBak Active Member

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    you have to be kidding me.

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