Not next Sunday. This Sunday. Peterson needs 294 yards to break Dickerson's NFL single-season rushing record of 2,105, set 28 years ago.
Peterson and the Vikings have two games left, Sunday in Houston and next Sunday against Green Bay.
Peterson's mindset? Why wait? Get the whole 294 against his homestate Texans.
“That's how I'm looking at it,” a smiling Peterson told Minnesota media a few days ago. “Get it done. Get it out of the way. We'll see.” (The Oklahoman)