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Cowboys 2018 over/under: 1,750 rushing yards for Ezekiel Elliott

Cowboys 2018 over/under: 1,750 rushing yards for Ezekiel Elliott

Can Zeke set a new career high in 2018? There has been talk about Ezekiel Elliott being the next running back in NFL history to top 2,000 rushing yards in a season. With Elliott’s talent and youth, mixed in with the Dallas Cowboys offensive line and tendency to run the ball, he is a logical choice. If he could do it he would join the exclusive 2,000 club which consists of just seven players. Eric Dickerson: 2,105 (1984)Adrian Peterson: 2,097 (2012)Jamal Lewis: 2,066 (2003)Barry Sanders: 2,053 (1997)Terrell Davis: 2,008 (1998)Chris Johnson: 2,006 (2009)O.J. Simpson: 2,003 (1973) It’s an...
Daily Norseman Jul 7, 2018
Gil Brandt ranks Adrian Peterson #14 on his list of greatest running backs

Gil Brandt ranks Adrian Peterson #14 on his list of greatest running backs

He’s the only Viking on the list Gil Brandt of NFL.com is continuing his series of lists of the all-time greatest players at every position, and he’s moved on to the running back spot. Not surprisingly, former Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson is on the list, as Brandt has him ranked at #14 on his list of the 25 greatest running backs of all time. As was the case when we looked at his list of quarterbacks that included Fran Tarkenton, having Peterson at #14 seems about right. He’s pretty clearly the best running back of his generation, and that’s reflected in the...
Daily Norseman Jun 28, 2018
Percy Harvin opens up about battle with anxiety

Percy Harvin opens up about battle with anxiety

It’s the first time he’s talked openly about the matter It didn’t take long for Percy Harvin to make an impact with the Minnesota Vikings. After the team drafted him in 2009, he became the second member of the team in a three-year stretch to be named Offensive Rookie of the Year (joining Adrian Peterson in 2007). During the four years he was with the Vikings, he was one of the league’s most dynamic players, scoring 29 touchdowns. . .20 through the air, four on the ground, and five in the return game. Unfortunately, he had a pretty ugly falling out with the team which, reportedly,...
Daily Norseman Jun 28, 2018
Vikings Records Week: Will anyone break Adrian Peterson’s single game rushing record?

Vikings Records Week: Will anyone break Adrian Peterson’s single game rushing record?

It might be untouchable in today’s NFL. I promised you that we’d get back into more positive records today after yesterday’s look at Jim Marshall’s wrong-way run, and today we’re getting into one Minnesota Vikings’ record that our humble corner of the internet was actually around to witness. Granted, nobody saw it here. The Game Thread for the game between the Minnesota Vikings and San Diego Chargers at the Metrodome on 4 November 2007 had a whopping. . .32 comments! For four quarters of action. That’s about two minutes of game action in one of our Game Threads today. But, it...
Revenge of the Birds Jun 21, 2018
Arizona Cardinals Running Back Outlook for 2018

Arizona Cardinals Running Back Outlook for 2018

David Johnson’s ‘bounce back’ year, Re-introduction of the Fullbacks It wasn’t long ago when David Johnson posted over 100 scrimmage yards in each of the first 15 games of the 2016 season. That same season, he led the NFL in all-purpose yards (2,118) and touchdowns (20). He has established himself as one of the NFL’s most dynamics players. After suffering a leg injury at the conclusion of the 2016 season and a wrist injury in the 2017 season opener, he is ready to return to form. His goal of 1,500 rushing yards and 1,000 receiving yards remains a possibility that can come to...

Former Vikings RB Adrian Peterson still looking for a team in 2018

While NFL teams break for what is ordinarily the quietest part of the offseason before training camp begins next month, Adrian Peterson is still looking for a job. After the Vikings decided to end Peterson’s 10-year run in purple by signing Latavius Murray in March 2017, the 2012 NFL MVP signed with the Saints on April 25, finalizing a two-year deal to play with Drew Brees and get a fresh start after an injury-filled final season in Minnesota. That stint lasted just four games, in which Peterson gained only 81 yards on 27 carries, and he was traded to Arizona on Oct. 10. Peterson gained 448...

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