Making sense of Adrian Peterson's declining effectiveness for Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions’ 29 rushing yards rushing against the Colts was their worst rushing performance of the season. But one of the concerns in the run game was the performance of Adrian Peterson, whose effectiveness has steadily declined.Peterson had five carries for 7 yards and a 1.4-yard average per carry. His yards-per-carry average has dropped in each game after a high of 6.64 in the opener, when he rushed 14 times for 93 yards.Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell wouldn’t say whether Peterson might be used less and pointed to the offense’s overall struggles against the Colts.“Well, we don’t …

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