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Oklahoma Sooners in the NFL: Adrian Peterson made history again in Week 9

Adrian Peterson had another record-setting day, while a pair of other former OU running backs found the end zone.

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

As we’re all still catching our breath from Saturday’s Bedlam thriller in Stillwater, the NFL brought some excitement of its own on Sunday from some former Oklahoma Sooners stars. A few familiar names made a big impact for their teams in Week 9, and we give you the complete rundown of how everyone fared.

Dolphins running back Damien Williams saw his role expand as part of a two-man committee with Kenyan Drake following last week’s trade of the team’s starter Jay Ajayi to Philadelphia. Though Miami lost to the Raiders, DD made the best of his increased touches, finishing with 14 yards on seven carries, and added six receptions for 47 yards and this beast of a touchdown on Sunday Night Football.

Williams’ teammate Kenny Stills caught four passes for 28 yards, while Jordan Phillips assisted on a tackle in the primetime outing.

Joe Mixon scored his second TD of the season in the Bengals loss to the Jaguars. Joe finished with 31 yards on 13 carries along with 15 yards on three receptions in the 23-7 loss.

Jags cornerback Aaron Colvin recorded one tackle in the 23-7 win for Jacksonville.

Adrian Peterson didn’t score but did rush for 159 yards on a career-high 37 carries. The 32-year-old former NFL MVP also added eight yards on two receptions in the Cardinals win against the 49ers.

He also continued to make history.

Peterson’s feat is almost mind-blowing considering that it was this weekend, 10 seasons ago, when he set the single-game rushing record as a rookie in Minnesota.

Just..wow, man.

AD’s Cardinals teammate Jermaine Gresham found the end zone for the first time this season and finished with 23 yards on two receptions in the big win.

Sterling Shepard had 70 yards on three receptions in his return to action in the Giants annihilation at the hands of the LA Rams.

DeMarco Murray struggled again with a whopping 19 yards on nine carries along with two catches for 22 yards in a Titans win against Baltimore. Ravens safety Tony Jefferson registered four tackles on the other side.

Buccaneers defensive star Gerald McCoy grabbed three tackles and assisted on another in a loss at New Orleans. His teammate, Devante Bond, recorded two tackles.

Washington running back Samaje Perine carried twice for nine yards and added a 20-yard kick return in a win in Seattle. His teammate on the defense, lineman Stacy McGee, grabbed two tackles on the afternoon.

Fullback Aaron Ripkowski caught a pass for nine yards in the Packers Monday Night Football loss against the Lions

These Sooners also saw action for their respective teams this weekend:

(*denotes starter)

Blake Bell (TE- Vikings), Jordan Evans (LB – Bengals), James Hanna (TE – Cowboys) *Lane Johnson (RT - Eagles), *Daryl Williams (RG - Panthers), *Tress Way (P - Washington), James Winchester (LS - Chiefs)

The following Sooners were inactive, on bye weeks or did not play in Week 9:

Dominique Alexander (LB - Browns, IR), Sam Bradford (QB – Vikings, Bye Week), Landry Jones (QB - Steelers, Bye Week), David King (DE - Titans), Corey Nelson (LB - Broncos), Donald Stephenson (RT - Broncos), Charles Tapper (DE - Cowboys, IR), Dede Westbrook (WR - Jaguars, IR), Trent Williams (LT - Washington)