30 and going strong

With one game left, Adrian Peterson has put together the ninth-best rushing season in NFL history by a running back age 30 or over:

 

Player, team Age Season Yards

Tiki Barber, N.Y. Giants 30 2005 1,860

Curtis Martin, N.Y. Jets 31 2004 1,697

Walter Payton, Chicago 30 1984 1,684

Tiki Barber, N.Y. Giants 31 2006 1,662

Corey Dillon, New England 30 2004 1,635

Walter Payton, Chicago 31 1985 1,551

Barry Sanders, Detroit 30 1998 1,491

Priest Holmes, Kansas City 30 2003 1,420

Adrian Peterson, Vikings 30 2015 1,418

Warrick Dunn, Atlanta 30 2005 1,416