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Jim Brown vs Adrian Peterson Comparison

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Jim Brown vs Adrian Peterson Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of NFL Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown and current running back Adrian Peterson that includes stats, Super Bowls, and various awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position, Height and Weight

Teams

Jim Brown – Cleveland Browns
Adrian Peterson – Minnesota Vikings

Position

Jim Brown – Running Back
Adrian Peterson – Running Back

Height

Jim Brown – 6’2″
Adrian Peterson – 6’2″

Weight

Jim Brown – 232
Adrian Peterson – 217

Super Bowl and Seasons Played

Super Bowls or NFL Championship Wins

Jim Brown – 1 (1964) Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 0

Playoff Appearances

Jim Brown – 4 (1957-1958, 1964-1965) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Adrian Peterson – 4 (2008-2009, 2012, 2015) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown

Seasons Played

Jim Brown – 9 (1957-1965) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Adrian Peterson – 9 (2007-2015) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown

Awards and Honors

Hall of Fame

Jim Brown – Yes (1971) Unknown
Adrian Peterson – No (Still Playing)

Number Retired

Jim Brown – Yes (Cleveland Browns #32)
Adrian Peterson – No

NFL MVPs

Jim Brown – 4 (1957-1958, 1963, 1965) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Adrian Peterson – 1 (2012) Unknown

Pro Bowls

Jim Brown – 8 (1957-1965) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Adrian Peterson – 7 (2007-2010, 2012-2013, 2015) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown

AP First Team All-Pro

Jim Brown – 8 (1957-1961, 1963-1965) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Adrian Peterson – 4 (2008, 2009, 2012, 2015) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown

NFL Rushing Champion

Jim Brown – 8 (1957-1961, 1963-1965) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Adrian Peterson – 3 (2008, 2012, 2015) UnknownUnknownUnknown

NFL Rushing Touchdown Leader

Jim Brown – 5 (1957-1959, 1963, 1965) UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownUnknown
Adrian Peterson – 2 (2009, 2015) UnknownUnknown

NFL Offensive Player of the Year

Jim Brown – 0
Adrian Peterson – 1 (2012) Unknown

Offensive Rookie of the Year

Jim Brown – Yes (1957) Unknown
Adrian Peterson – Yes (2007) Unknown

Regular Season Career Stats

Games

Jim Brown – 118
Adrian Peterson – 120 Unknown

Games Started

Jim Brown – 118 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 113

Attempts

Jim Brown – 2,359
Adrian Peterson – 2,381 Unknown

Rushing Yards

Jim Brown – 12,312 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 11,675

Touchdowns

Jim Brown – 106 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 97

Longest Rushing Attempt

Jim Brown – 80
Adrian Peterson – 82 Unknown

Rushing Yards per Game

Jim Brown – 104.3 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 97.3

Rushing Yards per Attempt

Jim Brown – 5.2 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 4.9

Rushing Attempts per Game

Jim Brown – 20.0 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 19.8

Receptions

Jim Brown – 262 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 238

Receiving Yards

Jim Brown – 2,499 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 1,937

Yards per Receptions

Jim Brown – 9.5 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 8.1

Receiving Touchdowns

Jim Brown – 20 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 5

Longest Reception

Jim Brown – 83 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 63

Receptions per Game

Jim Brown – 2.2 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 2.0

Receiving Yards Per Game

Jim Brown – 21.2 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 16.1

Yards from Scrimmage 

Jim Brown – 14,811 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 13,612

Fumbles

Jim Brown – 57
Adrian Peterson – 38 Unknown

Playoffs Career Stats

Games

Jim Brown – 4
Adrian Peterson – 5 Unknown

Games Started

Jim Brown – 4
Adrian Peterson – 5 Unknown

Attempts

Jim Brown – 66
Adrian Peterson – 116 Unknown

Rushing Yards

Jim Brown – 241
Adrian Peterson – 412 Unknown

Touchdowns

Jim Brown – 1
Adrian Peterson – 5 Unknown

Longest Rushing Attempt

Jim Brown – 46 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 40

Rushing Yards per Game

Jim Brown – 60.3
Adrian Peterson – 82.4 Unknown

Rushing Yards per Attempt

Jim Brown – 3.7 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 3.6

Receptions

Jim Brown – 8 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 6

Receiving Yards

Jim Brown – 99 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 54

Yards per Receptions

Jim Brown – 12.4 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 9.0

Receiving Touchdowns

Jim Brown – 0
Adrian Peterson – 0

Longest Reception

Jim Brown – 30 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 19

Receptions per Game

Jim Brown – 2.0 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 1.2

Receiving Yards Per Game

Jim Brown – 24.8 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 1o.8

Yards from Scrimmage 

Jim Brown – 340
Adrian Peterson – 466 Unknown

Fumbles

Jim Brown – 0 Unknown
Adrian Peterson – 3

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