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Chart: Adrian Peterson's record chase

  • December 24, 2012 - 12:13 AM

ADRIAN PETERSON'S RECORD CHASE

 Peterson ran for 86 yards Sunday and has 1,898 yards this season.

• His total is eighth highest in NFL history.

• He needs 102 yards to become the sixth player in NFL history with 2,000 yards.

• He needs 208 yards to break Eric Dickerson's NFL record of 2,105 yards, set in 1984 with the Rams.

NFL'S TOP 10 RUSHING SEASONS

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. Adrian Peterson, Vikings, 2012 1,898

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

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

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