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Although limited in 2016, Adrian Peterson improved on 30 of his Minnesota Vikings records

Although Adrian Peterson was very limited in 2016, he improved on 30 records he already held in Minnesota Vikings annals.

ADRIAN PETERSON (30 Records)

Most games started by a running back, Career: 116 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 113 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing attempts, Career: 2,418 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 2,381 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing attempts in first 10 seasons: 2,418 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 1,479 Bill Brown, 1962-71

Most rushing attempts in September, Career: 628 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 597 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing attempts in December, Career: 576 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 570 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most games leading team in rushing attempts, Career: 118 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 115 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

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Most games leading the team in both rushing attempts and yards, Career: 108 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 106 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Highest percentage of games leading team in rushing attempts, Career: 95.9 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 95.8 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing attempts in December, Career: 505 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 499 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing attempts in September, Career: 628 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 597 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most games leading team in rushing yards, Career: 111 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 108 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Highest percentage of games leading team in rushing yards, Career: 90.2% Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 90.0% Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing yards, Career: 11,747 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 11,675 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing yards in first 10 seasons: 11,747 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old:  5,247 Bill Brown, 1962-71

Highest average rushing yards in first 10 seasons: 1,175 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 525 Bill Brown,1962-71

Most 100+-yard rushing yard games in first 10 seasons: 49 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 7 Bill Brown, 1962-71

Most rushing yards in September, Career: 3,017 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 2,967 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing yards in December, Career: 2,709 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 2,687 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing yards vs. any opponent, Career: 1,779 Adrian Peterson vs. Green Bay, 2007-16
   Old: 1,760 Adrian Peterson vs. Green Bay, 2007-15

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Most rushing yards vs. Green Bay, Career: 1,779 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 1,760 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most rushing attempts vs. Green Bay, Career: 346 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 334 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most 10-19 yard range runs, Career: 218 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 217 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most runs of 10+ yards, Career: 322 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 321 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most runs for less than 10 yards, Career: 2,096 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 2,060 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most combined net-yard attempts: Career: 2,676 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 2,636 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most combined net yards: Career: 14,120 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 14,040 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most combined net yards in first 10 seasons: 14,120 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 10,365 Darrin Nelson, 1982-89,1991-92

Most scrimmage attempts, Career: 2,659 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 2,619 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

Most scrimmage yards, Career: 13,692 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 13,612 Adrian Paterson, 2007-15

Led most games in scrimmage attempts, Career: 115 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16
   Old: 113 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

 

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