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Rise 'n Grind: Adrian Peterson sets his sights on Emmitt Smith

Adrian Peterson thinks he can play until he's 35, shattering records along the way.

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ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE: It wasn't all that long ago that we were wondering whether Adrian Peterson would even play this season. He's now talking about taking another shot at Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record and Emmitt Smith's career rushing record. Peterson is 30 years old and he needs more than 8,000 yards to get to Smith's record, so, yeah, that one's probably not going to happen.

RING THING: Outlaw quarterback Tom Brady first-pumped to "Trap Queen" while wearing four Super Bowl rings.

ONE YEARIt's been one year since legendary Steelers coach Chuck Noll passed away.

NOT A FIT: Maybe Evan Mathis just wasn't a good fit on the Eagles' offensive line anyway. Maybe Jared Weaver will be the fit they're looking for.

PING PONG: It's mid-June, so we might as well watch Colin Kaepernick play ping pong.

GOLD MEDAL: Could football, American football, be a part of the Olympics in 2020? A better question is whether it'd be worth it. I have a hard time imagining NFL teams and colleges just willingly letting they're player walk away for a month to compete in the games.

RECOVERING: Colts pass rusher Robert Mathis says that he's "making big strides" in his recovery and rehabilitation from an Achilles tear. He's still targeting Week 1 for a return.

PROMISES: Add Aldon Smith to the list of players predicting a big bounceback year for themselves in 2015.

TEBOW FOOTNOTE: Tim Tebow's journey to a regular answer on a trivia question continues. Now, he's getting name-checked in a popular television series.

RESEARCH: Chris Borland may be retired, but he's still working to help football players.

BREAKOUT: Hey, fantasy football general manager, you may want to put Bucs tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins on your radar.


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