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Chart: Peterson joins the 1,800-yard club

  • Article by: JIM SOUHAN
  • Star Tribune
  • December 16, 2012 - 9:47 PM

 

Sunday's 212-yard performance put Adrian Peterson over 1,800 yard for the season, putting him in the top 20 for rushing yards in a season.

1. Eric Dickerson, L.A. Rams, 1984 2,105

2. Jamal Lewis, Baltimore, 2003 2,066

3. Barry Sanders, Detroit, 1997 2,053

4. Terrell Davis, Denver, 1998 2,008

5. Chris Johnson, Tennessee, 2009 2,006

6. O.J. Simpson, Buffalo, 1973 2,003

7. Earl Campbell, Houston, 1980 1,934

8. Ahman Green, Green Bay, 2003 1,883

(tie) Barry Sanders, Detroit, 1993 1,883

10. Shaun Alexander, Seattle, 2005 1,880

11. Jim Brown, Cleveland, 1963 1,863

12. Tiki Barber, N.Y. Giants, 2005 1,860

13. Ricky Williams, Miami, 2002 1,853

14. Walter Payton, Chicago, 1977 1,852

15. Jamal Anderson, Atlanta, 1998 1,846

16. Eric Dickerson, L.A. Rams, 1986 1,821

17. O.J. Simpson, Buffalo, 1975 1,817

18. LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego, 2006 1,815

19. Adrian Peterson, Vikings, 2012 * 1,812

20. Eric Dickerson, L.A. Rams, 1983 1,808

* two games remaining in season

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