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Adrian Peterson is on Pace to Have The Best Post-2000 Yards Season Ever

Posted on 3 Dec, 2013, by in NFL

It’s rare to have a running back who gets to 2000 yards in one season. Only 7 players in NFL history have managed that feat, all of them only once, with Adrian Peterson being the last player to do it, accomplishing it last season. This year he isn’t going to reach that mark, but he is on pace to finish with the most yards ever for a running back coming off a +2000 season. More

College Football Records That Will Never be Broken

Posted on 5 May, 2013, by in Featured

Every year new records are set and old ones are broken, in any sport, including College Football. But some seem to be so untouchable, they’ll last forever, like Case Keenum throwing for nearly 20,000 yards in his career, or Barry Sanders posting an unreachable number of yards during the 1988 season for Oklahoma State. More

Non-Quarterbacks Who Won the NFL MVP

Posted on 31 Dec, 2012, by in Featured

So, does Adrian Peterson deserve the MVP for the 2012 season? Probably, but deserve doesn’t cut it in the NFL. The question is will he get it? MVP awards have … More

Adrian Peterson – The Next Running Back MVP

Posted on 18 Dec, 2012, by in NFL

Over the last 20 years, 7 running backs have won the MVP award. With the league becoming more and more pass and quarterback oriented, the fact that Adrian Peterson seems to be one of the players in the discussion to win the award in 2012 is quite an achievement. More

Minnesota Vikings – Adrian Peterson as Good as Barry Sanders

Posted on 24 Oct, 2012, by in NFL

Numbers sometimes lie, but usually they don’t. Adrian Peterson is back after his injury problems to lead the Minnesota Vikings to a 5-2 record, looking at times like the best running back in the NFL, which he was before the injuries. How good? Maybe even Barry Sanders good? More

Sports & Thanksgiving 2011: Athletes We’re Thankful to Have Witnessed

Posted on 24 Nov, 2011, by in Featured

For Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps making the 2008 Olympics so special, so memorable. For making athletics and swimming cooler-talk worthy. For Michael Jordan making the argument of Greatest of All-Time seem unnecessary. For Roger Federer, for being perfect and then being anything but. For Ronaldinho, bringing the fan back in soccer. And Barry Sanders, for making us still remember when the Detroit Lions mattered. More

Teams That Have Never Made it to the Super Bowl

Posted on 27 Jan, 2010, by in NFL

With the New Orleans Saints making it to the Super Bowl for the first time in their 43 year history, we take a look at the remaining NFL teams that haven’t made it to the biggest game in American sports. More