Vikings record-seekers vs. Packers

Cordarrelle Patterson was one of the few bright spots in an otherwise dismal performance for the Vikings.

GAME NOTES vs. PACKERS

  • Cordarrelle Patterson set an NFL record for longest kickoff return in NFL history.
    1) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
    2t) 108t JaCoby Jones, Baltimore vs. Dallas, 10/14/2012
    2t) 108t Randall Cobb, Green Bay vs. New Orleans, 9/8/2011
    2t) 108t Ellis Hobbs, New England vs. N.Y. Jets, 9/9/2007
    5) 107t Joe McKnight, N.Y. Jets vs. Baltimore, 10/2/2011

  • Patterson set an NFL record for longest kickoff return in NFL history by a rookie.
    1) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
    2t) 108t Randall Cobb, Green Bay vs. New Orleans, 9/8/2011

  • Patterson tied an NFL record for longest play in NFL history. Both plays occurred in the Metrodome.
    1t) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013 (kickoff return)
    1t) 109t Antonio Cromartie, San Diego @ Minnesota, 11/4/2007 (field goal return)
    3t) 108t Jacoby Jones, Baltimore vs. Dallas, 10/14/2012 (kickoff return)
    3t) 108t Randall Cobb, Green Bay vs. New Orleans, 9/8/2011 (kickoff return)
    3t) 108t Ellis Hobbs, New England @ N.Y. Jets, 9/9/2007 (kickoff return)
    3t) 108t Devin Hester, Chicago @ N.Y. Giants, 11/12/2006 (field goal return)
    3t) 108t Nathan Vasher, Chicago vs. San Francisco, 11/13/2005 (field goal return)

  • Patterson set an NFL record for most plays of 105 yards or more by a rookie.
    1) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013
    2t) 1 Randall Cobb, Green Bay, 2011
    2t) 1 Roy Green, St. Louis, 1979
    2t) 1 Noland Smith, Kansas City, 1967

  • Patterson set an NFL record for most touchdowns of 105 yards or more by a rookie.
    1) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013 (105t, 109t)
    2t) 1 Randall Cobb, Green Bay, 2011 (108t)
    2t) 1 Roy Green, St. Louis, 1979 (106t)
    2t) 1 Noland Smith, Kansas City, 1967 (106t)

  • Patterson set an NFL record for most kickoff return touchdowns of 105 yards or more by a rookie.
    1) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013 (105t, 109t)
    2t) 1 Randall Cobb, Green Bay, 2011 (108t)
    2t) 1 Roy Green, St. Louis, 1979 (106t)
    2t) 1 Noland Smith, Kansas City, 1967 (106t)

  • Patterson tied an NFL record for most plays of 105+ yards in a career.
    1t) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013 and 105t vs. Chicago, 9/15/2013 (kickoff)
    1t) 108t Jacoby Jones, Baltimore vs. Dallas, 10/14/2012 and 105t vs. Oakland, 11/11/2012 (kickoff)
    1t) 108t Ed Reed, Baltimore vs. Philadelphia, 11/23/2008 and 106t vs. Cleveland, 11/7/2004 (interceptions)

  • Patterson tied an NFL record for most plays of 105 yards or more in a season.
    1t) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013
    1t) 2 Jacoby Jones, Baltimore, 2012

  • Patterson tied an NFL record for most kickoff returns of 105 yards or more in a career.
    1t) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013
    1t) 2 Jacoby Jones, Baltimore, 2007-13

  • Patterson tied an NFL record for most kickoff returns of 105 yards or more in a season.
    1t) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013
    1t) 2 Jacoby Jones, Baltimore, 2012

  • Patterson set a team record for longest kickoff return by a rookie.
    1) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
    2) 104t Aundrae Allison vs. Detroit, 12/2/2007

  • Patterson tied a team record for most kickoff return touchdowns in a season.
    1t) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013
    1t) 2 Percy Harvin, 2009

  • Patterson tied a team record for most kickoff return touchdowns in a season by a rookie.
    1t) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013
    1t) 2 Percy Harvin, 2009

  • Patterson set a team record for longest kickoff return.
    1) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
    2t) 105t Cordarrelle Patterson @ Chicago, 9/15/2013
    2t) 105t Percy Harvin @ Detroit, 9/30/2012

  • Patterson becomes the fifth player to gain 200 kickoff return yards in a game.
    1) 237 Nate Jacquet @ Philadelphia, 11/11/2001
    2) 228 Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
    3) 225 Bethel Johnson vs. St. Louis, 12/31/2006
    4) 216 Robert Smith @ Detroit, 12/17/1994
    5) 207 Qadry Ismail @ Detroit, 11/23/1995

  • Patterson set a team record for most kickoff return yards in a game by a rookie.
    1) 228 Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
    2) 225 Bethel Johnson vs. St. Louis, 12/31/2006

  • Patterson set a team record for most kickoff return yards vs. the Packers.
    1) 228 Cordarrelle Patterson, 10/27/2013
    2) 177 Troy Walters, 12/17/2000

  • Patterson set a team record for longest kickoff return vs. the Packers.
    1) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson, 10/27/2013
    2) 77 Percy Harvin, 11/1/2009

  • Patterson's kickoff return average in a game ranks third highest.
    1) 49.0 Cordarrelle Patterson @ Chicago, 9/15/2013
    2) 47.7 Aundrae Allison vs. Detroit, 12/2/2007
    3) 45.6 Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
    4) 45.0 Percy Harvin vs. San Francisco, 9/27/2009
    5) 44.7 Percy Harvin vs. Dallas, 10/17/2010


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