Vikings record-seekers vs. Packers

Adrian Peterson climbed the NFL career charts in his 100th game. Among his accomplishments is ranking third in NFL history with 9,846 yards in a player's first 100 games. He moved into the top 10 in other categories, while Cordarrelle Patterson also made an impression on the team's record book.

GAME NOTES at GREEN BAY

  • Adrian Peterson played in his 100th career game. He becomes only the seventh Vikings running back to accomplish that.
    1) 180 Bill Brown, 1962-74
    2) 135 Dave Osborn, 1965-75
    3) 129 Darrin Nelson, 1982-89, 1991-92
    4) 117 Moe Williams, 1996-00, 2002-05
    5) 108 Alfred Anderson, 1984-91
    6) 104 Ted Brown, 1979-86
    7) 100 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13

  • Peterson's rushing yards in his first 100 games rank third in NFL history.
    1) 10,818 Eric Dickerson, 1983-89
    2) 10,403 Jim Brown, 1957-64
    3) 9,846 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13
    4) 9,766 Barry Sanders, 1989-95
    5) 9,505 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-07

  • Peterson's rushing touchdowns in his first 100 games rank fifth in NFL history.
    1) 103 Emmitt Smith, 1990-96
    2) 102 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-07
    3) 91 Shaun Alexander, 2000-
    4) 88 Jim Brown, 1957-64
    5) 86 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13

  • Peterson's career 100-yard rushing games in his first 100 games rank seventh in NFL history.
    1) 56 Eric Dickerson, 1983-89
    2t) 49 Jim Brown, 1957-64
    2t) 49 Edgerrin James, 1999-06
    4t) 44 Walter Payton, 1975-81
    4t) 44 Emmitt Smith, 1990-96
    6) 43 Clinton Portis, 2002-08
    7) 41 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13

  • Peterson becomes only the third player in NFL history to have seven seasons with 10 rushing touchdowns or more.
    1) 9 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-09
    2) 8 Emmitt Smith, 1990-92, 1994-96, 1998-99
    3) 7 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13
    4t) 6 Marcus Allen, 1982, 1984-85, 1990, 1993, 1997
    4t) 6 Barry Sanders, 1989-91, 1995-97

  • Peterson moved into third place for most rushing yards against Green Bay in NFL history.
    1) 2,484 Walter Payton, Chicago, 1975-87
    2) 2,227 Barry Sanders, Detroit, 1989-98
    3) 1,687 Adrian Peterson, Minnesota, 2007-13
    4) 1,667 Joe Perry, San Francisco/Baltimore, 1948-63

  • Cordarrelle Patterson moves into third place for most kickoff return yards by a rookie.
    1) 1,345 Buster Rhymes, 1985
    2) 1,156 Percy Harvin, 2009
    3) 1,088 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013

  • Patterson moves into fifth place for most combined net yards by a rookie.
    1) 2,081 Percy Harvin, 2009
    2) 2,021 Adrian Peterson, 2007
    3) 1,514 Alfred Anderson, 1984
    4) 1,469 Buster Rhymes, 1985
    5) 1,340 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013
    6) 1,317 Randy Moss, 1998

  • In two games against the Packers this season, Patterson's combined net yards were 19 attempts for 434 yards.

  • Audie Cole had his first career sack in his first career game started.


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