Minnesota's Adrian Peterson finished just nine yards short of the NFL's single-season rushing record, but turned in another dazzling, indomitable effort in a season full of them. He finished with two touchdowns and 199 yards on 34 carries, capped by

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson came up 9 yards short of the best single-season rushing total in NFL history on Sunday. But his 199-yard effort on a career-high 34 carries in Minnesota's wild 37-34 home victory over the Green Bay Packers

Adrian Peterson needed 208 yards to break Eric Dickerson's single season rushing record, but fell nine yards short of the mark. The Minnesota Vikings offense matched the Green Bay Packers drive for drive before winning on

MINNEAPOLIS — If you spend some time around Adrian Peterson, you learn to decipher his mood from small distinctions on his eternally optimistic face. Peterson has a genuine smile, the kind he displayed as a rookie in 2007 when he set the NFL's

Adrian Peterson is a contender for MVP, Offensive Player of the Year and Comeback Player of the Year. (Andy Clayton King/Getty Images). On a classic Adrian Peterson run, the sensational Minnesota Vikings star topped