It never felt quite right when Corey Dillon held the NFL single-game rushing record. Dillon ran for 278 yards against Denver in 2000, breaking a mark that Walter Payton had held for 23 years. Payton had broken O.J. Simpson's single-game record. Jim Brown once held the mark, too.
Jim Brown, O.J. Simpson, Walter Payton … Corey Dillon?
Nope, that didn't seem right.
Adrian Peterson erased Lewis on Sunday.
The Minnesota Vikings rookie carried 30 times for 296 yards and three touchdowns against San Diego, a team that entered Week 9 allowing only 88.9 rushing yards per game and 3.6 per carry. It was the second time this season that Peterson has topped 200 yards, and the fifth time he's been over 100.
Peterson now has 1,036 rushing yards through eight games. The guy was only officially named theRead More »from Sunday Scene: Viking's quest