Vikings record-seekers vs. Dolphins

Teddy Bridgewater continued to move up the Vikings’ rookie QB charts, as did Greg Jennings and Harrison Smith and others.

  • The Vikings set a franchise record for shortest elapsed time to score two touchdowns.
    1) 0:11 @ Miami, 12/21/2014 (1 pass, 1 run)
    2) 0:13 vs. New Orleans, 9/25/2005 (2 pass)

  • Teddy Bridgewater set a franchise record for most games started by a rookie quarterback in a season.
    1) 11 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014
    2T) 10 Fran Tarkenton, 1961
    2T) 10 Christian Ponder, 2011

  • Bridgewater tied a team record for most consecutive games started by a rookie QB.
    1T) 10 Teddy Bridgewater, 10/12/14 - 12/21/2014
    1T) 10 Christian Ponder, 10/23/11 - 1/1/2012

  • Bridgewater moves into a second-place tie for most touchdowns thrown by a Vikings rookie QB in a season.
    1) 18 Fran Tarkenton, 1961
    2T) 13 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014
    2T) 13 Christian Ponder, 2011

  • Bridgewater set a series record for highest completion percentage vs. Miami in a game.
    1) 73.1 Teddy Bridgewater, 12/21/2014
    2) 70.3 Warren Moon, 9/25/1994
    3) 69.0 Daunte Culpepper, 12/21/2002

  • Bridgewater’s passer rating ranks third-highest in the Vikings’ series with Miami.
    1) 129.4 Fran Tarkenton, 12/11/1976
    2) 124.4 Warren Moon, 9/25/1994
    3) 114.1 Teddy Bridgewater, 12/21/2014

  • Jeff Locke set a series record for longest punt vs. Miami.
    1) 60 Jeff Locke, 12/21/2014
    2) 55 Mitch Berger, 9/10/2000

  • Matt Asiata tied a team record for most rushing touchdowns vs. Miami in a game.
    1T) 2 Matt Asiata, 12/21/2014
    1T) 2 Chester Taylor, 11/19/2006

  • Greg Jennings moves into seventh place for most receiving yards in a Viking’s first two seasons.
    1) 2,726 Randy Moss, 1998-99
    2) 1,942 John Gilliam, 1972-73
    3) 1,666 Sammy White, 1976-77
    4) 1,658 Percy Harvin, 2009-10
    5) 1,582 Bernard Berrian, 2008-09
    6) 1,507 Anthony Carter, 1985-86
    7) 1,501 Greg Jennings, 2013-14
    8) 1,461 Nate Burleson, 2003-04

  • Harrison Smith intercepted his fifth pass of the season. The last time a safety had five or more in a season was Darren Sharper in 2005 with nine.


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