Record-seekers vs. Dolphins

Adrian Peterson continues to pile up the yards and carries, moving into the top three in several career rushing categories. Jared Allen, Brett Favre and Chris Kluwe also make their marks on the franchise.

  • Adrian Peterson's rushing touchdown moves him into third place for most in a career. Peterson has 41 TDs. Chuck Foreman (1973-79) and Bill Brown (1962-74) are tied for the record with 52 each.

  • Peterson set a team record for most rushing yards vs. the Dolphins with his 145-yard day. Terry Allen had the previous series record with a 113-yard day against Miami in 1994.

  • Peterson tied a team record for most rushing attempts vs. the Dolphins. Chester Taylor also had 28 attempts against Miami in 2006.

  • Peterson's 176 combined net yards makes him the 14th player in team history to reach 6,000 combined net yards. He now has 6,018.

  • Peterson had 28 rushing attempts to set an ongoing team record for most in a player's first four seasons. He now has 962 carries, breaking past Chuck Foreman's old mark of 939.

  • Jared Allen's one sack gives him 30, continuing an ongoing team record for most QB sacks in a player's first three seasons. Alan Page (1967-69) had the previous record with 28.5 and Kevin Williams had 26.5 from 2003-05.

  • Brett Favre's 225 yards passing move him into second place for most yards in a Vikings quarterback's first two seasons. Favre has 4,598, passing Fran Tarkenton's 4,592 from 1961-62, but Favre is still well behind Warren Moon's mark of 8,492 from 1994-95.

  • Chris Kluwe's 50-yard punt moves him into second place for most games with punts of 50 yards or more. He has 60 such games, tying Mitch Berger (1996-2001). Greg Coleman has the record with 68 during his career (1978-87).


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