Vikings record-seekers vs. Bills

With so many young players, the Vikings got a number of career firsts from them, despite the loss.

  • Teddy Bridgewater threw his first career touchdown pass.

  • Bridgewater becomes the third rookie QB to have 100 or more passing attempts in a season.
    1) 291 Christian Ponder, 2011
    2) 280 Fran Tarkenton, 1961
    3) 113 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014

  • Robert Blanton intercepted his first career pass.

  • Blair Walsh kicked his fifth career field goal of 55 yards or more.
    1T) 56 Paul Edinger vs. Green Bay, 10/23/2005
    1T) 56 Blair Walsh @ Houston, 12/23/2012
    3T) 55 Ryan Longwell @ Chicago, 10/14/2007
    3T) 55 Blair Walsh vs. Jacksonville, 9/9/2012
    3T) 55 Blair Walsh @ Seattle, 11/4/2012
    3T) 55 Blair Walsh vs. Atlanta, 9/28/2014
    3T) 55 Blair Walsh @ Buffalo, 10/19/2014

  • John Sullivan becomes the sixth Vikings center to play in 100 games all-time.
    1) 240 Mick Tingelhoff, 1962-78
    2) 146 Matt Birk, 1998-08
    3) 139 Dennis Swilley, 1977-83, '85-87
    4) 114 Kirk Lowdermilk, 1985-92
    5) 101 Jeff Christy, 1993-99
    6) 100 John Sullivan, 2008-14

  • Jerick McKinnon’s 103 yards rushing rank third highest for the Vikings in their series with the Bills.
    1) 169 Robert Smith, 8/31/1997
    2) 107 Adrian Peterson, 12/5/2010
    3) 103 Jerick McKinnon, 10/19/2014

  • McKinnon’s 29-yard run is third-longest in the Bills series.
    1) 78t Robert Smith, 8/31/1997
    2) 43 Adrian Peterson, 12/5/2010
    3) 29 Jerick McKinnon, 10/19/2014

  • Everson Griffen set a team record for most sacks in the series against the Bills.
    1) 3 Everson Griffen, 10/19/2014
    2T) 2 Lorenzo Bromwell, 9/15/2002 last time

  • Anthony Barr set a team record for most opponent fumble recoveries vs. the Bills all-time.
    1) 2 Anthony Barr, 10/19/2014
    2T) 1 Robert Tate, 10/22/2000 last time


  • Walsh set a team record for longest field goal in the Bills series.
    1) 55 Blair Walsh @ Buffalo, 10/19/2014
    2) 49 Ryan Longwell, 10/1/2006




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