Vikings record-seekers vs. Lions

The Vikings didn’t have a lot to be pleased about, but a few individuals had career firsts in their 17-3 loss to the Lions.

  • Jarius Wright’s 21-yard run was his career long.

  • Jasper Brinkley recorded his first career QB sack.

  • Jerick McKinnon becomes the first rookie running back to lead the Vikings in receptions since Mewelde Moore vs. New Orleans, 10/17/2004.

  • Marcus Sherels becomes the fourth Viking all-time to return 100 career punt returns.
    1) 194 Leo Lewis, 1981-91
    2) 162 David Palmer, 1994-00
    3) 123 Charlie West, 1968-73
    4) 100 Marcus Sherels, 2010-14

  • Blair Walsh’s two touchbacks give him a season total of 23, which moves him into fifth place for a season after six games.
    1) 53 Blair Walsh, 2012
    2) 43 Blair Walsh, 2013
    3) 40 Mitch Berger, 1998
    4) 26 Fuad Reveiz, 1992
    5) 23 Blair Walsh, 2014

  • Teddy Bridgewater becomes the fourth rookie quarterback for the Vikings to have 50 completions or more in a season.
    1) 158 Christian Ponder, 2011
    2) 157 Fran Tarkenton, 1961
    3T) 54 Joe Webb, 2010
    3T) 54 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014

  • Matthew Stafford set a Lions team record for most passing yards vs. the Vikings all-time.
    1) 2,171 Matthew Stafford, 2009-14
    2) 2,132 Gary Danielson, 1977-84




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