On This Date 11/4/2007

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Minnesota Vikings Rookie Running Back Adrian Peterson sets the field on fire, rushing for a record 296 yards on 30 carries with three touchdowns as the Vikings beat the San Diego Chargers 35-17 at the Metrodome. A month earlier, Peterson set the franchise record with 224 yards, marking the first time a rookie ran for 200 yards twice. The previous record was 295 yards, set by Jamal Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens in 2003.