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Peterson says he has ‘a long way to go’ after eclipsing 10,000 yards


MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran for a season-high 211 rushing yards off a career-high 35 carries in Sunday’s 23-20 overtime win against the Chicago Bears.

Peterson became the third fastest running back to reach 10,000 career rushing yards, but the NFL MVP contested he could’ve loaded more onto his back.

“I could have gone more, yeah. I condition real hard and actually I get stronger as I go,” Peterson said. “I could have went for 50, maybe 55 carries.”

The Vikings had 86 offensive snaps and handed off to Peterson on two…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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