Vikings record-seekers vs. Washington

Matt Asiata and Teddy Bridgewater both pushed into the Vikings record books with the rushing and passing game.

  • The Vikings are 18-0 when a player has three rushing touchdowns in a game.

  • Matt Asiata’s three rushing touchdowns in a game tied a team record. This was his third career game with three rushing touchdowns, which moves him into second place all-time.
    1) 5 Adrian Peterson, 2007-14 (5-0)
    2) 3 Matt Asiata, 2012-14 (3-0)
    3) 2 Chuck Foreman, 1973-79 (2-0)

  • Asiata’s three rushing touchdowns is a team record vs. the Redskins.
    1) 3 Matt Asiata, 11/2/2014
    2T) 2 Adrian Peterson, 11/7/2013 last time

  • Asiata tied a team record for most games in a season with 3 or more rushing touchdowns.
    1T) 2 Adrian Peterson, 2007
    1T) 2 Matt Asiata, 2014

  • Teddy Bridgewater set a team record for most wins by a rookie QB in games started.
    1) 3 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014 (3-2)
    2T) 2 Fran Tarkenton, 1961 (2-8)
    2T) 2 Christian Ponder, 2011 (2-8)

  • Bridgewater added to his team record for a rookie QB for most games without an interception thrown in a season (20 attempts minimum).
    1) 3 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014
    2T) 2 Fran Tarkenton, 1961
    2T) 2 Christian Ponder, 2011
    1) 1 Joe Webb, 2010

  • Bridgewater’s 42 passing attempts vs. the Redskins rank second most all-time in the series.
    1) 44 Daunte Culpepper, 1/2/2005
    2) 42 Teddy Bridgewater, 11/2/2014

  • Bridgewater’s 42 passing attempts in a game rank second by a rookie all-time.
    1) 47 Christian Ponder vs. Denver, 12/4/2011
    2T) 42 Teddy Bridgewater @ Tampa Bay, 10/26/2014
    2T) 42 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Washington, 11/2/2014

  • Bridgewater’s 26 completions in a game rank second by a rookie all-time.
    1) 29 Christian Ponder vs. Denver, 12/4/2011
    2) 26 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Washington, 11/2/2014
    3) 24 Teddy Bridgewater @ Tampa Bay, 10/26/2014

  • Bridgewater’s 26 completions vs. the Redskins rank third-most all-time.
    1T) 27 Fran Tarkenton, 11/30/1975
    1T) 27 Daunte Culpepper, 1/2/2005
    3) 26 Teddy Bridgewater, 11/2/2014

  • Bridgewater’s 268 passing yards in a game rank fourth by a rookie all-time.
    1) 381 Christian Ponder vs. Denver, 12/4/2011
    2) 317 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Atlanta, 9/28/2014
    3) 277 Fran Tarkenton vs. San Francisco, 11/26/1961
    4) 268 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Washington, 11/2/2014
    5) 252 Fran Tarkenton vs. Los Angeles, 12/3/1961
    6) 250 Fran Tarkenton vs. Chicago, 9/17/1961
    7) 241 Teddy Bridgewater @ Tampa Bay, 10/26/2014

  • The Vikings defense tied a team record with three consecutive plays with a sack.
    1T) 3 Everson Griffen 1, Chad Greenway 1, Brian Robison 1 vs. Washington, 11/2/2014
    1T) 3 Kevin Williams 2, Chris Hovan 1 vs. Arizona, 12/28/2003
    1T) 3 Ed McDaniel 1, John Randle 1, Kailee Wong 1 vs. New Orleans, 11/8/1998
    1T) 3 John Randle 1, Al Noga 1, Henry Thomas 1 vs. Detroit, 11/15/1992
    1T) 3 Gary Larsen 3 vs. Detroit, 10/6/1968

  • Everson Griffen set a career record most for sacks in season with 9. His previous high was eight in 2012.

  • Chase Ford scored his first NFL touchdown on his 20-yard reception.

  • Captain Munnerlyn had his first consecutive games with an interception since 2012 with Carolina


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