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Offline Timmons  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 5:25:41 PM(UTC)
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So, who has the better running back?

Player Att Yds Yds/Att Long TD
Ryan Grant 12 92 7.7 57 0

Player Att Yds Yds/Att Long TD
Adrian Peterson 19 103 5.4 34 1
Offline brnt247  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 5:28:45 PM(UTC)
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Pretty close to even, the Vikings aren't going to win any games with Jackson throwing 35+ times. You can't go wrong with Grant or Peterson, but Grant is in a much more favorable position being that the Packers are a throw first team and the Vikings aren't a threat through the air.
Offline bigfog  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 5:47:35 PM(UTC)
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They are two different styles of runners, and in all honesty, there's no way I can put Grant ahead of Peterson at this point. Maybe in time I can make that leap, provided Grant builds upon last season's success.
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 5:48:14 PM(UTC)
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Grant had a solid game. Esp when you factor in his lack of training camp time.
But if both players were available and going to get the same pay I would take AP in a heartbeat.
Mike McCarthy would use AP better than Childress does.
Offline johnny_blood  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 5:51:35 PM(UTC)
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There's no contest, Peterson is better. That's despite the fact that he's hamstrung by their coaching staff who refuse to give him enough carries or throw him screen passes.
Offline gbpfan  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 6:46:41 PM(UTC)
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i like grant and glad we have him,but a.p he keeps going just feel he is on the wrong team,but he is their only weapon on the o-line the q.b should be alot better than what he is is this not his 3rd year wish they would use lumpkin :icon_smile:
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So, who has the better running back?

Player Att Yds Yds/Att Long TD
Ryan Grant 12 92 7.7 57 0

Player Att Yds Yds/Att Long TD
Adrian Peterson 19 103 5.4 34 1


If you play fantasy football, AP.
Sorry.
Offline Timmons  
#8 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 7:20:23 PM(UTC)
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Here is my point. All the pre game is about how good their running game and rushing D are.
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#9 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 10:00:33 PM(UTC)
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Adrian early on was the better of the two, but as the game progressed, neither really played a significant role.

But with the hype surrounding the Run game and D-line, both were absent.
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