Martin, Buccaneers Run Over Vikings on TNF

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Martin, Buccaneers Run Over Vikings on TNF

October 25, 2012 Updated Oct 25, 2012 at 10:57 PM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin had 214 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns on Thursday night, helping his team to a 36-17 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Martin finished with 29 carries for 135 yards and a score, adding three receptions for 79 yards and another touchdown.

Running back Adrian Peterson had another strong effort for Minnesota, rushing the ball 15 times for 123 yards and a score.

With that performance, Peterson now has 30 all-time 100-plus yard rushing games for the Vikings, passing the 29 of Robert Smith for the most in franchise history.

Minnesota falls to (5-3) with the loss and will next be in action on November 4 on the road against Seattle, with that game scheduled for 3:05 p.m.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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