Originally Posted by That One Guy
And Peterson would've had the all time record if he'd gotten anywhere close to TD's carries. He was like 7 yards shy with 44 carries less. TD might've sat a lot but he also had a lot of carries. As long as Peterson had less carries and more yards, the "he could've had more yards" is a useless argument completely.
OK, then how about this...TD is the 2,000 yard rusher who led his team to a SB title....where as Peterson is the 2,000 yard rusher who led his team to a wildcard playoff loss.