Vikings record-seekers vs. Lions

Teddy Bridgewater set or tied a number of rookie QB records against the Lions. Blair Walsh and Cordarrelle Patterson also moved up in the team record books.

  • Bridgewater set a team record for most completions in a game by a rookie.
    1) 31 Teddy Bridgewater @ Detroit, 12/14/2014
    2) 29 Christian Ponder vs. Denver, 12/4/2011
    3) 26 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Washington, 11/2/2014

  • Bridgewater tied a team record for most games started by a rookie QB in a season.
    1T) 10 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014
    1T) 10 Fran Tarkenton, 1961
    1T) 10 Christian Ponder, 2011

  • Bridgewater’s 315 passing yards in a game ranks third by a rookie all-time. The last QB to have two consecutive 300-yard games passing was Daunte Culpepper in 2004.
    1) 381 Christian Ponder vs. Denver, 12/4/2011
    2) 317 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Atlanta, 9/28/2014
    3) 315 Teddy Bridgewater @ Detroit, 12/14/2014
    4) 309 Teddy Bridgewater vs. N.Y. Jets, 12/7/2014

  • Bridgewater set a team record for highest completion percentage in a game by a rookie vs. the Lions.
    1) 75.6 Teddy Bridgewater, 12/14/2014
    2) 62.5 Joe Webb, 1/2/2011
    3) 62.2 Teddy Bridgewater, 10/12/2014

  • Bridgewater set a team record for most pass completions in a game vs. the Lions all-time.
    1) 31 Teddy Bridgewater, 12/14/2014
    2) 30 Warren Moon, 11/23/1995
    3) 28 Wade Wilson, 11/6/1988

  • Bridgewater set a team record for most pass completions in a season vs. the Lions all-time.
    1) 54 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014 ®
    2) 49 Warren Moon, 1995
    3) 48 Daunte Culpepper, 2002

  • Cordarrelle Patterson moved into third place for most combined net yards in first two seasons all-time.
    1) 3,992 Percy Harvin, 2009-10
    2) 3,922 Adrian Peterson, 2007-08
    3) 3,329 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013
    4) 3,256 Herschel Walker, 1989-90
    5) 2,935 Randy Moss, 1998-99

  • Patterson’s 51-yard kickoff return moves him into second place all-time for career 50+ yard returns.
    1) 9 Percy Harvin, 2009-12
    2) 6 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-14
    3) 5 David Palmer, 1994-00

  • Blair Walsh moves into a second-place tie for most touchbacks in a season.
    1) 53 Blair Walsh, 2012
    2T) 43 Blair Walsh, 2013
    2T) 43 Blair Walsh, 2014

  • Blair Walsh’s 68-yard FG attempt was the longest try in team history.
    1) 68 Blair Walsh @ Detroit, 12/14/2014
    2) 60 Fred Cox vs. Detroit, 11/22/1964
    3) 59 Fuad Reveiz vs. Green Bay, 12/21/1991


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