Calvin Johnson got the record-breaking buzz started in Week 16 and everyone waited to see what Adrian Peterson would do with history staring him in the face.
While the sledding may have been tough, the Vikings did pull off a solid win and kept their playoff hopes alive.
And it appears there were extenuating circumstances.
Adrian Peterson was having abdominal soreness. Contributed to decision to sit him on final series. #Vikings— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) December 23, 2012
With one week left in the 2012 regular season, let's see where Peterson sits in terms of records and his likelihood of achieving greatness.