Record-seekers vs. Packers

Brett Favre set one NFL record and added to a few more Sunday night at Lambeau Field. Adrian Peterson, Percy Harvin and Jared Allen also advanced their standings in the Vikings record book.


  • Brett Favre set an NFL record for most starts in one stadium with 119 starts at Lambeau Field, where he has a 90-29 record. John Elway had a 95-23 record in his 118 starts at Mile High Stadium.

  • Favre added to his NFL record for most passing yards in one stadium, as he now has 28,240 in Lambeau Field from 1992-2010, increasing his lead over Elway, who had 27,889 at Mile High.

  • Favre added to his NFL record for most passing touchdowns in one stadium with 214 at Lambeau. Elway had 180 at Mile High.

  • Favre played in his 296th game, which ties him for seventh in NFL history. The first four are kickers and punters, and Jerry Rice is the only position player with more games at 302.

  • Jared Allen had his third career interception (Kansas City vs. Seattle, 10/28/06) and second as a Viking (vs. Chicago, 11/19/09; vs. Green Bay, 10/24/10). He ranks tied for third place among defensive lineman in Vikings history. Kevin Williams has four and Chris Doleman had three from 1987-93 and 1999. Allen is tied with Jason Fisk, Keith Millard, Tim Newton and Henry Thomas with two interceptions as a Vikings defensive lineman.

  • Percy Harvin scored his first career rushing touchdown. He becomes only the fifth player in team history to score three different ways in a season, and the first since 2005. Mewelde Moore scored on rush, reception and punt return in 2005, Koren Robison scored on a rush, reception and kick return in 2005, Herschel Walker scored on a rush, reception and kick return in 1989, and Bill Brown scored on a rush, reception and kick return in 1963.

  • Adrian Peterson set a team record for most yards rushing through the first six games of any season. He becomes the first Vikings player to reach 600 yards three times after game six. He has 684 yards so far this season, besting his 2007 total of 670 after six games.

  • Peterson becomes only the fifth Viking to have 30 career games with a rushing touchdown, tying him with Robert Smith. Bill Brown holds the record with 42 games, followed by Chuck Foreman (36) and Ted Brown (35).

  • Peterson's 172 yards move him into the Vikings top-10 for most combined net yards in a career. With 6,569, he surpasses Tommy Mason's 6,491. Cris Carter holds the team record with 12,410 yards from 1990-2001.

  • Peterson's 828 yards gained from scrimmage after the first six games ranks second-best in team history. He becomes the first player in team history to reach 800 yards twice. His 2007 mark of 857 yards after six games is still the record.

  • Peterson had his 22nd career 100-yard game rushing.

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