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Continued: Vikings' Three-and-Out: Noise, cornerbacks and 'Beast Mode'

  • Article by: MARK CRAIG , Star Tribune
  • Last update: November 14, 2013 - 12:27 AM

The Seahawks’ weekly news release notes that Seattle running back Marshawn “Beast Mode’ Lynch leads the NFL in rushing with 3,402 yards since Week 9 of the 2011 season. Adrian “All Day” Peterson is No. 2 with 3,058 yards.

Peterson, of course, missed four games at the end of the 2011 season because of an ankle injury and torn knee ligaments. His average per carry (5.4) also is higher than Lynch’s 4.7. But, hey, either guy knows a thing or two about running over, around and through defenders.

Lynch ranks second in rushing this year with 871 yards and seven touchdowns on 191 carries (4.6). Peterson, in one fewer game, is fourth with 786 yards and an NFL-high nine touchdowns on 173 carries (4.5).

“Lynch is a good one,” Frazier said. “He’s got the power, he’s got the ability to run through tackles. You don’t see him get knocked down by one guy very often. He runs through contact often.

“He’s more of a between-the-tackles type of runner. You’ll see some runs on the perimeter, but more inside runs. Long runs. I think he’s leading the league in 10-[yard]-plus runs. So he’s a very impressive back. But Adrian? Adrian is in a class by himself. I have a lot of respect for Marshawn’s talents and what he’s accomplished. But there’s only one Adrian Peterson.”

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Aug 16 - vs. Arizona 7:30 pmX30-28
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Aug 28 - at Tennessee 7 pmX19-3
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Sep 21 - at New Orleans NoonX20-9
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