Vikings record-seekers vs. Patriots

Tom Brady continued his perfect record against the Vikings and Minnesota continued a recent trend of struggling in Week 2.

  • The Vikings hold a 25-28-1 record on Week 2 all-time. The Vikings have now lost on Week 2 five consecutive years.

  • Tom Brady is now 4-0 in career starts vs. the Vikings.

  • Matt Asiata scored his first career receiving TD.

  • Matt Asiata had a personal best five receptions for 48 yards and career long 25-yard reception. His previous best was 3 for 15 yards with an 8-yarder his previous long, vs. Philadelphia, 12/15/2013.

  • The Vikings have scored a TD in 53 consecutive games, ranking third all-time.
    1) 97 in 11/05/1995 - 11/19/2001
    2) 55 in 11/25/1962 - 11/13/1966
    3) 53 in 12/20/2010 - 09/14/2014
    4) 52 in 09/08/2002 - 10/02/2005

  • Kyle Rudolph surpasses John Beasley’s 115 career receptions among Vikings tight ends and into seventh place.
    1) 498 Steve Jordan, 1982-94
    2) 208 Visanthe Shiancoe, 2007-11
    3) 192 Jim Kleinsasser, 1999-11
    4) 186 Jermaine Wiggins, 2004-06
    5) 177 Stu Voigt, 1970-80
    6) 165 Joe Senser, 1980-84
    7) 116 Kyle Rudolph, 2011-14

  • Jeff Locke’s punt of 57 yards is third-longest for the Vikings vs. the Patriots all-time.
    1) 61 Chris Kluwe, 10/30/2006
    2) 58 Chris Kluwe, 10/31/2010
    3) 57 Jeff Locke, 9/14/2014


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