Scout Premium Content

Peterson still has skills to improve

Adrian Peterson (Tom Dahlin/Viking Update)

Adrian Peterson nearly eliminated the fumbling issue that dogged him in 2009, but his pass-receiving stats show that he isn't at the top of his game there when compared to other running backs.

Despite finishing fifth in rushing average and sixth in total rushing yards last year, Adrian Peterson is still considered by many to be the best running back in the NFL. When it comes to running the ball, that's true. Still, one of the question marks about Peterson's game when he entered the league as a rookie in 2007 remains four years later – how good is he catching the ball out of the... Recommended Stories