If Peterson Doesn’t Break Rushing Record, Smith Doesn’t Know Who Will

Emmitt Smith's 18,355 rushing yards are the most of all time

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson showed the world he has plenty left in the tank in 2015, rushing for 1,485 yards on 327 carries, a more-than-healthy average of 4.5 yards per carry.

But Peterson will be 31 by the time next season starts, and he’s still more than 6,500 yards shy of Emmitt Smith’s All-Time Rushing Record.

Smith recently said that if Peterson can’t break his record, he doesn’t have any idea who will.

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If he doesn’t get it, I don’t know who’s going to get it,” Smith said, per Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN Dallas. “He’s still got a lot of yards to go. I’m not going to lie to you."

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