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Flashback: Adrian Peterson sets NFL rushing record 15 years ago today

Every once in a while, yours truly gets a reminder of exactly how long this site has been around and what we’ve seen over the course of that time.

As it turns out, fifteen years ago today we were all witness to the greatest rushing performance in the history of the National Football League, as Minnesota Vikings rookie running back Adrian Peterson ran for 296 yards against the San Diego Chargers.

You can see every carry of that performance via the NFL on YouTube. Yes, I know it’s an inconvenience to have to go to another site to see it, but it’s basically the only version I could find that doesn’t look like it was filmed with a potato.