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Adrian Peterson's Longest Career Run Makes The Score 24-10

The best running back in the National Football League has given the Vikings a two touchdown lead with a career long touchdown run.

One play after a touchback on a Detroit punt, Adrian Peterson took a handoff over the right side, stiff-armed Lions’ safety C.C. Brown into next week’s game, and took the ball 80 yards for a Vikings’ touchdown.

The 80-yard run was the longest of Peterson’s career. His previous long was a 73-yarder against the Chicago Bears in 2007.

With a little less than four minutes left in the third quarter, the Vikings lead the Lions 24-10.

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.