Record-seekers vs. Packers

The Vikings didn't have much to celebrate in their 31-3 loss to the Packers, but if you're looking for a silver lining, Adrian Peterson continues to climb the franchise charts, including with one statistic you'd have never figured.


  • Adrian Peterson's 14 rushing attempts give him 1,126 and move him into fifth place in franchise history. Bill Brown holds the record with 1,627, followed by Chuck Foreman (1,529), Robert Smith (1,411) and Dave Osborn (1,172).

  • Peterson tied a team record with his fourth consecutive season with at least 200 rushing attempts, joining Robert Smith and Chuck Foreman.

  • Peterson becomes the ninth player to reach 7,000 combined net yards, joining Cris Carter (the leader with 12,410), Darrin Nelson, Randy Moss, Bill Brown, Chuck Foreman, Robert Smith, Anthony Carter and Ted Brown. Peterson has 7,018.

  • Peterson becomes the fourth player to reach 300 consecutive rushing attempts without a fumble. His last regular-season fumble was against Chicago on Dec. 29, 2009. Robert Smith holds the franchise record with 478 consecutive carries without a fumble.

  • Peterson moves past Robert Smith's 41 career games leading the team in scrimmage yards. Foreman holds the franchise record with 47 games leading the team and Peterson is now in second with 42.

  • Steve Hutchinson started his 74th consecutive game, second-most among guards. Randall McDaniel holds the franchise mark with 170 straight starts.

  • Jared Allen's sack gives him 78½, moving him into fifth place in NFL history for a player's first seven seasons. Reggie White set the mark with 110 from 1085-91 and Derrick Thomas is second with 85 from 1989-95.

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