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Adrian Peterson believes he's still the NFL's best RB

After missing all but one game last season, Adrian Petersondropped 58 spots to No. 62 in NFL Network's The Top 100 Players of 2015.

Although the low ranking could be perceived as a slight, Peterson is actually excited about it.

"There's not too many players in general that miss a season and his peers vote him into the top 100," Peterson said, via the St. Paul Pioneer Press. "You tell me if (LeSean) McCoy and other running backs (would) miss a season and you tell me if they would still be voted into the top 100?"

It's an interesting point. Falcons superstar Julio Jones dropped off the list entirely in 2014 after missing the final 11 games of the 2013 season.

Even if he has no issue with his ranking, Peterson still believes he's the best running back in the game.

Asked if he lost that mythical title after missing most of last season, Peterson quipped, "Come on now. No."

Peterson is playing this season with a monster-sized chip on his shoulder. According to his wife, he's also shooting for a record-breaking 2,200 rushing yards.

If he finally breaks Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record, there will be no room for doubt that Peterson stands alone as the NFL's premier back.

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