In fact, he has his eye on a much bigger prize.
"Forget 2,000, I am trying to break the record," Peterson told Anderson. "If you are going to do it, do it big. That's the way that I look at it."
After Sunday, Peterson might have a chance. Thanks to 154 yards and two scores Sunday against the Chicago Bears, Peterson now has exactly 1,600 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season.
Peterson already has the single-game rushing record. Why not add another one or two?
In the following slides, we'll break down Peterson's odds of breaking a number of the NFL's rushing records this season.