The Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson, who suffered a torn ACL last year, came back to finish the regular season with 2,097 rushing yards. That’s the second-most in NFL history, and only eight shy of the mark set in 1980 by Eric Dickerson.
“I told myself to come into this came focused on one thing, and that’s winning,” Peterson said afterward. He broke a 26-yard-run with 24 seconds left, setting up the game-winning field goal that sent the Vikings to the playoffs for the first time since 2009.
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