Record-seekers vs. Eagles

Adrian Peterson had his first fumble of the season and moved into some elite company on that and numerous other categories in franchise and NFL history. Antoine Winfield also joined rare air in Vikings history, and so did Joe Webb.


  • Adrian Peterson tied a team record with his 52nd rushing touchdown, joining Chuck Foreman (1973-79) and Bill Brown (1962-74).

  • Peterson's 118 rushing yards move him into seventh place for most (5,751) in an NFL player's first four seasons. He surpasses Emmitt Smith's 5,699 and needs only 12 yards on Sunday to catch Jamal Lewis for sixth place.

  • Peterson's 22 rushing attempts is a record for most games with 20 or more attempts in a career. He has 31 such games, joining Chuck Foreman. The Vikings are 21-10 in Peterson's games with 20 or more rushes and were 27-3-1 in Foreman's 20-attempt games.

  • Peterson's 22 rushing attempts move him into fourth place in Vikings history with 1,184. He surpassed Dave Osborn's 1,172. Bill Brown (1,627) leads the list, followed by Chuck Foreman (1,529) and Robert Smith (1,411).

  • Peterson's 118 yards rushing ranks third in the Philadelphia series, trailing Foreman's 200 on Oct. 24, 1976 and Smith's 125 on Sept. 28, 1997.

  • Peterson moves into third place for most games with a rushing touchdown, now having 35 of them to join Ted Brown (1979-86). Foreman had 36 and Bill Brown had 42.

  • Peterson moves into second place in Vikings history for most consecutive rushing attempts in the regular season without a fumble. He had his first fumble of the season Tuesday night, ending a streak of 350 consecutive regular-season rushes without a fumble, one more than Scottie Graham (1993-96). Smith holds the record with 478 rushes without a fumble from 1996-98.

  • Antoine Winfield set a record among franchise cornerbacks for most opponent fumble recoveries. Winfield now has eight in his seven-year Vikings career while Bobby Bryant had seven from 1968-80.

  • Winfield becomes the first Vikings player to have two games with a sack, forced fumble, fumble recovery and TD in the same play. Three other Vikings – Ed Sharockman (1962), Carl Eller (1964) and Al Noga (1990) – have accomplished the feat once.

  • Winfield becomes only the second player to return an opponent's fumble for a touchdown in the Philadelphia series, joining Willie Teal, who did it on Dec. 12, 1985.

  • Joe Webb becomes the first rookie quarterback to win a game started since Joe Kapp vs. Pittsburgh, 11/26/67.

  • Webb becomes the first rookie quarterback to rush for touchdowns in consecutive weeks since Fran Tarkenton in 1961.

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