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THE QUESTION

Michael Turner or Adrian Peterson?

Burner or AD, which standout running back would you pick for your team?

Posted by Emil Steiner on December 18, 2008 9:04 AM
FROM THE PANEL

It's Peterson By a Half-Step

Both have been superb this season. But Peterson, right now, is the league MVP.

Posted by Mark Maske, on December 18, 2008 4:14 PM

Running Back the Clock

If teams reverted back to the power running game, players like Peterson and Turner would see both an increase in their salaries and endorsements.

Posted by Peter Schaffer, on December 18, 2008 9:12 AM

Burner Is the Fantasy Man

Not that you'd go wrong selecting either, but "Burner" Turner is the better choice by the slimmest of margins.

Posted by Gene Wang, on December 18, 2008 9:09 AM

Yo, Adrian!

Unlike Turner, Peterson has the lateral movement, the speed and gets it done despite being the primary focus of every defense he faces.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on December 18, 2008 9:08 AM

Atlanta's Turner-round

You can't lose either way, so since it's a game of inches here, I'll go with Turner to cross the goal line first.

Posted by Zach Leibowitz, on December 18, 2008 9:08 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

Patriot3: Turner. Ask the Tampa Bay Bucs. ...

ozpunk: Turner this year by far. Teams know how to defend against AP better than they did last year....

vbxtc5@aol.com: Neither. Clinton Portis was the number 3 back, and number 1 for most of the season. Let's see how many yards either of those two would have ...

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