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  1. Takeaways save the Packers' defense

    Rob Demovsky

    CHICAGO - Julius Peppers said after Sunday's 38-17 victory over his old team, the Chicago Bears, that allowing "500 yards is not acceptable." Then it's a good thing the Green Bay Packers only gave up 496. If not for a pair of interceptions - on...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  2. Steelers' Bell impresses Eddie George

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- The running back ESPN analyst Jon Gruden compared Le'Veon Bell to when the latter entered the NFL stood outside of the Steelers' locker room Sunday afternoon. Eddie George, who rushed for almost 10,500 yards and 78 touchdowns during ...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  3. Cowboys DC Monte Kiffin wants to return

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys' defense finished the season ranked 27th against the run, 30th against the pass and last in total defense. There were injuries, four games in which the opponent finished with more than 500 yards in total offe...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  4. Run game powers Redskins' offense

    John Keim

    LANDOVER, Md. -- They didn't do anything special, except return to who they are. And were. And should be. The Washington Redskins' offense works better when they run the ball. In fact, it works like this: 500 yards of offense; 6.9 yards per play a...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  5. The two faces of Tony Romo

    Jeremy Mills, ESPN Stats & Info

    Jamie Squire/Getty Images It seems like Tony Romo is always struggling late in games, but is that what defines him as a QB? Tony Romo became the 15th player in NFL history to throw for 500 yards in a game on Sunday, breaking Don Meredith's Cowboy...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  6. Around the Horns: Peterson and 2,500

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: Adrian Peterson said he wanted to run for 2,500 yards in 2013, and the reigning NFL MVP's goal immediately turned into sports talk radio fodder. People wanted to ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  7. Jamaal Charles preps for role in Kansas City Chiefs pass game

    After running for more than 1,500 yards last season in his return from a devastating knee injury, Jamaal Charles now is getting a chance to showcase his versatility, catching balls out of the backfield while also lining up at wide receiver.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  8. Adrian Peterson: 2.5K debate continues

    Kevin Seifert

    Adrian Peterson's oft-stated goal of 2,500 yards in 2013 continues to reverberate around the world of sports debate, kept alive in part by memories of his doubt-erasing 2012 MVP season. In this Insider piece , Football Scientist KC Joyner admirabl...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  9. Adrian Peterson's goal is unrealistic

    Ashley Fox

    If Adrian Peterson rushes for 2,500 yards, Minnesota's plan will have failed, writes Ashley Fox.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  10. NFL Live OT: Peterson's 2,500-yard goal

    Kevin Seifert

    This NFL Live OT video hints at a conclusion I feel strongly about: The Minnesota Vikings would be better off in 2013 if tailback Adrian Peterson didn't reach his oft-stated goal of rushing for 2,500 yards. If he hits that milestone, the Vikings almo...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  11. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings sets sights on 2,500 yards

    Adrian Peterson is out to set a new standard for NFL running backs

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  12. On The Clock: Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    Mel Kiper, Chris Mortensen and Trent Dilfer made several important points in this video discussion of Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson: Peterson has said his goal is to run for 2,500 yards in 2013, and we know better than to doubt his a...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  13. Final Word: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge for the Week 13 games: Newton making history: Carolina quarterback Cam Newton is 54 yards short of 500 rushing yards. If he reaches it, he will become the first quarterback in NFL history to rush for 500 yards in each of ...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  14. G-Men defense searches for consistency

    Matt Ehalt

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- One week, the Giants shut down the 49ers. The following week, the Redskins are tallying near 500 yards on them. It's the inability to stretch together solid outings that's keeping the Giants from being a top defense. ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  15. Georgia offers ESPN 150 RB Derrick Green

    Kipp Adams

    As a junior, Derrick Green (Richmond, Va./Hermitage) ran for 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns, often being taken out early because after helping his team build a comfortable lead. The 6-foot, 215-pound running back picked up offer No. 34 last week, i...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  16. On MJD's work translating into wins

    Paul Kuharsky

    Eighty-seven running backs in NFL history have gained at least 5,000 ground yards and at least 7,500 yards from scrimmage. Chase Stuart at the Football Perspective blog crunched the numbers to come up with a weighted average winning percentage, an...

    Blog | June 20, 2012