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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. SultanOfSix

    SultanOfSix Star Power

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    WTH are you talking about?

    Where's your evidence? Oh yeah, nothing. You're a disgrace.

    You spend more time in this forum denigrating this team than supporting your own.
  2. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    I'm guessing that you have no personal knowledge of Sanders.
  3. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    The biggest reason why the Lions have no titles is Barry Sanders. By far the biggest reason.
  4. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    Didnt LD break the record his first year. OOO thats right LD didnt make it either , even tho everyone proclaimed he was going to do it too.
  5. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    That is absurd. They didn't win Superbowls because of the best player on their team, a guy who was an all-time great?

    I know you don't like Sanders, but no way does that make any sense.
  6. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    No team can win when they are always 2nd and long and 3rd and long.
  7. Alweezy

    Alweezy Active Member

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    IF anyone could do this, it'd be Adrian Peterson. People have doubted him his entire career.

    To even be in the conversation of this record you need atleast a window of 10 years of 1,000+ yards. Adrian Peterson can most certainly perform at this level for another 5 years. I predict that Adrian will surpass Barry and Walter Payton at the end of his career.

    Now what's going to end up hurting his chances of getting the record that #22 set, is the fact that Emmitt tacked on those extra seasons out in Arizona.

    I just find it ironic that here in Peterson we have a once in a generation type player and people are so bent on defending our Cowboys alumni that we fail to appreciate a story unfolding in front of us. Adrian Peterson coming back from two different injuries and putting up Eric Dickerson in his prime type numbers is enough for me to see that this is not an ordinary athlete.

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