WATCH: History repeated itself on this handoff at Ford Field on Sunday
Midway through the third quarter of the Vikings’ visit to Ford Field on Sunday, All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson did something he has done before: He ripped off a really long run against the Lions.
Just watch him dust Detroit defense on a 75-yard run in the video below, courtesy of the NFL’s official Twitter account.
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— NFL (@NFL) October 25, 2015
A few of the longest runs of Peterson’s career have come against the Lions, Vikings director of media relations Jeff Anderson.
Three of @AdrianPeterson's career long runs have come against Detroit (80t vs DET 9/26/10, 78t at DET 9/8/13, 75 at DET(10/25/15).
— Jeff Anderson (@andersonj) October 25, 2015
Likewise, Peterson is putting together a vintage season. With 98 more yards in Week 7, the 30-year-old running back has 540 rushing yards through six games (90 yards per game).
Peterson has a shot at this year’s rushing title, after sitting out 15 games last season.