Tarkenton: Adrian Peterson best NFL running back

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. (ERIC MILLER/Reuters files)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. (ERIC MILLER/Reuters files)

ROB LONGLEY, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:20 PM ET

Balancing the disclaimer that he has had close ties to the Minnesota Vikings for most of his life is the fact that Fran Tarkenton played against the great Jim Brown.

So when the former star quarterback and pro football Hall of Famer said recently that current Viking great Adrian Peterson is better than Brown or any other running back in NFL history, what should we make of it?


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