Age gap: Adrian Peterson, who turned 35 in March, scored the Lions' first TD on a one-yard run. Swift, who turned 21 in January, got the second one on his one-yard leap. That's a 14-year age difference between the two backs.
With week five of the NFL regular season in the books, BeaversEdge.com Managing Editor Brenden Slaughter recaps how the
And it was a game that also further pushed forward an argument Swift should be receiving even more work in Detroit’s backfield going forward. Swift’s role has vacillated by the week in Detroit -- some games working in a split-share with Adrian Peterson and other weeks relegated to a pass-catching role with little usage in the run game. Consider entering Sunday, Swift had 12 carries combined over four games -- two fewer than he had Sunday against the Jaguars.