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Peterson is a slight favorite over McCoy for the 2014 rushing title

By akrammer@1500espn.com

LeSean McCoy says he’s the better running back, but sports books still put money on Adrian Peterson.

Peterson, who turns 30 next March, is a 4-1 favorite to have the most rushing yards next season, beating out McCoy at 5-1, per CG Technology. McCoy claimed the 2013 rushing title with […]

Peterson made slight favorite over McCoy for rushing title

By Mike Wilkening

You can wager on a lot of things in Nevada, but you can’t wager on whether you believe Adrian Peterson or LeSean McCoy is the better player. However, you can weigh in on whether Peterson or McCoy will be the NFL’s most productive player at his position in 2014, at least […]

Does McCoy still think he’s better than Peterson? “Yes, yes, yes”

By Michael David Smith

Philadelphia’s LeSean McCoy is not backing down from his claim that he’s the best running back in the NFL, better than Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson. McCoy made the case last month that he’s the best running back in the NFL, prompting Peterson to laugh it off and say McCoy didn’t really […]

Adrian Peterson shrugs off LeSean McCoy’s ‘I’m the best’ RB comments

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Adrian Peterson is one of the best running backs that ever lived. And yet, in the what-have-you-done-lately NFL, LeSean McCoy said recently he thinks he’s the better back. Whether he is or not is open for discussion.

Nearly all professional athletes are supremely confident individuals and McCoy is entitled to his […]

Peterson laughed off McCoy’s comments: “He didn’t really mean it”

By Michael David Smith

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says Eagles running back LeSean McCoy doesn’t really consider himself the best running back in the NFL. Peterson said on FOX Sports Radio that he found it funny when he saw McCoy make that claim on ESPN. “I definitely started laughing,” Peterson said. “It was […]

LeSean McCoy makes the case that he’s better than Adrian Peterson

By Michael David Smith

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy says that he, not Adrian Peterson, is the best running back in the NFL. “My brother always rips me all the time, trying to make me play harder. I say, ‘I’m the best,’ and he’ll say, ‘Did Adrian Peterson retire?’ I look at the last […]

Moreno deal reconfirms poor state of running back market

By Mike Florio

With the exception of Adrian Peterson and LeSean McCoy, it still doesn’t pay to be a running back. This year, the top of the market has stagnated at $3.5 million per year for the likes of Toby Gerhart and Donald Brown (both of whom signed three-year contracts in Jacksonville and San […]

Adrian Peterson tops Running Back Power Rankings

Welcome to the 2013 NFL season! Forget everything you gleaned from last year’s games, offseason practices and preseason action. Most of the illusions we presume to be true will be shattered by the end of the month. That’s the great drawing power of the NFL.

Keep that in mind while perusing the 2013 debut of […]