Can't-Miss Plays: Run for it

Whether you are a linebacker, offensive lineman or running back, there is one constant amongst all positions in the game of football: running. Here are 10 of the best examples from 2007.

   What's better than getting a first down on a fourth-and-short? Taking the play all the way for a score as Dallas' Marion Barber did in Week 1. 
   In Week 2, 
  [Frank Gore](/player/frankgore/2506404/profile) sheds tacklers, then makes a wicked cutback to complete a 43-yard touchdown run vs. the 
  [Rams](/teams/st.louisrams/profile?team=STL). 
   In Week 4, 
  [Raiders](/teams/oaklandraiders/profile?team=OAK) defender B.J. Ward learned a tough lesson the hard way: Stay out of 
  [Ronnie Brown](/player/ronniebrown/2506341/profile)'s way. 

Tony Romo calls the "Snap the ball over my head, then I'll pick it up and run for a first down" play win Week 4 against the Rams.

   This 67-yard touchdown by 
  [Vikings](/teams/minnesotavikings/profile?team=MIN) RB Adrian Peterson's was just one of three the rookie scored in a 224-yard performance vs. the 
  [Bears](/teams/chicagobears/profile?team=CHI) in Week 6. 
   Just when the 
  [Patriots](/teams/newenglandpatriots/profile?team=NE) thought they had Marion Barber wrapped up for an embarrassing safety, the RB saved the play with a crafty run. 

Bills RB Marshawn Lynch sheds three tacklers on a game-clinching 56-yard touchdown run against the Bengals in Week 9.

   In the box score, it simply goes as an 8-yard touchdown run for Minnesota's Chester Taylor, but there's video evidence that it was much more than that. 
   After missing two games, 
  [Adrian Peterson](/player/adrianpeterson/2507164/profile) had a glorious return, scoring two TDs in a week 13 
  [Vikings](/teams/minnesotavikings/profile?team=MIN)' rout of the 
  [Lions](/teams/detroitlions/profile?team=DET), including this 13-yard jaunt. 
   With the game on the line vs. the 
  [Jets](/teams/newyorkjets/profile?team=NYJ), 
  [Browns](/teams/clevelandbrowns/profile?team=CLE) RB Jamal Lewis plowed through the 
  [Jets](/teams/newyorkjets/profile?team=NYJ) defense for a bruising 31-yard touchdown run. 
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