What would Adrian Peterson need to do over the next 14 games to reach 2,500 yards, or even 2,000,…
Peterson changing up his running approach
Adrian Peterson came into training camp making the bold prediction that he would rush for 2,500 yards. Through two weeks, he is third in the NFL with 193 rushing yards. For anyone else, being on pace for 1,600 yards would be an achievement. For Peterson, it's a disappointment. Unlike last season, when Peterson was so intensely driven in his quest to prove he could come back from career-threatening knee surgery, he believes he can do much better this season because he isn't concerned about his knee. However, he admitted, he was hesitant to pop runs away from the Bears defense last week, instead initiating contact too often. Leslie Frazier referenced that difference after watching game tape and Peterson seconded that motion on Thursday. "I was able to confirm that I was hesitant on some (runs), even though I didn't realize it when I'm out there playing," Peterson said. "I could see on film that I was trying to do too much instead of taking what the defense...
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