Vikings record-seekers vs. Bears

Teddy Bridgewater capped an impressive rookie season, setting a couple of franchise records for a rookie quarterback.

  • Teddy Bridgewater set a team record by a rookie QB for highest completion percentage in a season.
    1) 64.4 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014
    2) 56.1 Fran Tarkenton, 1961

  • Bridgewater’s passing completion percentage for an NFL rookie season ranks third-highest all-time.
    1) 66.4 Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburg, 2004
    2) 65.6 Robert Griffin III, Washington, 2012
    3) 64.4 Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota, 2014
    4) 64.1 Russell Wilson, Seattle, 2012
    5) 61.1 Matt Ryan, Atlanta, 2008
    6t) 60.0 Sam Bradford, St. Louis, 2010
    6t) 60.0 Joe Flacco, Baltimore, 2008
    6t) 60.0 Cam Newton, Carolina, 2011
    9) 58.4 Dan Marino, Miami, 1983
    10) 58.3 Ryan Tannehill, Miami, 2012

  • Bridgewater set a team record by a rookie QB for highest passer rating in a season.
    1) 85.2 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014
    2) 74.5 Fran Tarkenton, 1961

  • Bridgewater’s passer rating for an NFL rookie ranks seventh-highest all-time.
    1) 102.4 Robert Griffin III, Washington, 2012
    2) 100.0 Russell Wilson, Seattle, 2012
    3) 98.1 Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh, 2004
    4) 96.0 Dan Marino, Miami, 1983
    5) 88.3 Greg Cook, Cincinnati, 1969
    6) 87.7 Matt Ryan, Atlanta, 2008
    7) 85.2 Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota, 2014
    8) 84.5 Cam Newton, Carolina, 2011
    9) 84.0 Charlie Conerly, N.Y. Giants, 1948
    10) 83.9 Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay, 2013

  • Adam Thielen scored his first career receiving touchdown on his career longest reception of 44 yards.

  • John Sullivan moves into fourth place for most starts by a center all-time at 93, surpassing Jeff Christy’s 92.

  • Matt Asiata led the team in rushing for the first time with 570 yards.

  • Blair Walsh moved into fifth place for points scored by a Vikings kicker with 369, surpassing Rick Danmeier’s 364.

  • Greg Jennings moved into sixth place for most receiving yards (1,546) in a Viking’s first two seasons, surpassing Anthony Carter’s 1,507.

  • This is the first time since 1987 and only the eighth time in 54 seasons that the Vikings did not produce a 1,000 combined net yards player from scrimmage. Matt Asiata led the team with 882, the lowest since Alfred Anderson’s 875 in 1984.
    1T) 1961
    1T) 1969
    1T) 1970
    1T) 1971
    1T) 1982
    1T) 1984
    1T) 1987
    1T) 2014


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