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Minnesota Vikings record-seekers vs. San Diego Chargers

Adrian Peterson, Chad Greenway, Teddy Bridgewater and Cordarrelle Patterson all moved up the Minnesota Vikings’ charts.

Adrian Peterson tied a team record for most career games with two or more touchdowns.
1) 25 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15
2) 25 Cris Carter, 1990-2001

• Peterson moves into a second-place tie all-time in career total touchdowns.
1) 110 Cris Carter, 1990-2001
2) 93 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15
3) 93 Randy Moss, 1998-04, 2010

 • Peterson’s 126 rushing yards vs. the Chargers is third-most against San Diego. He becomes the first Vikings RB to have two 100-yard games against them.
1) 296 Adrian Peterson, 11/4/2007
2) 127 Chuck Foreman, 11/23/1975
3) 126 Adrian Peterson, 9/27/2015
4) 104 Robert Smith, 11/28/1999

 • Peterson’s 43-yard scoring run was the third-longest vs. the Chargers in series history.
1) 64t Adrian Peterson, 11/4/2007
2) 46t Adrian Peterson, 11/4/2007
3) 43t Adrian Peterson, 9/27/2015

 • Peterson moves into sixth place in the NFL for most rushing touchdowns in a player’s first 9 NFL seasons.
1) 138 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-09
2) 125 Emmitt Smith, 1990-98
3) 106 Jim Brown, 1957-65
4) 100 Shaun Alexander, 2000-08
5) 95 Barry Sanders, 1989-97
6T) 88 Eric Dickerson, 1983-91
6T) 88 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

• Peterson becomes only the second Vikings running back to start 100 games.
1) 111 Bill Brown, 1962-74
2) 100 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15
3) 84 Chuck Foreman, 1973-79

 • Peterson moves into a ninth-place tie for most 100-yard rushing games in his first nine NFL seasons.
1) 61 Eric Dickerson, 1983-91
2) 54 Barry Sanders, 1989-96
3) 52 Edgerrin James, 1999-07
4) 50 Jim Brown, 1957-65
5T) 48 Walter Payton, 1975-83
5T) 48 Emmitt Smith, 1990-98
7T) 46 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-09
7T) 46 Jerome Bettis, 1993-01
9T) 44 Clinton Portis, 2002-10
9T) 44 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

 • Chad Greenway’s interception return ranks fifth-longest in team history.
1) 97t Reggie Rutland vs. L.A. Rams, 12/15/1991
2) 94t Walker Lee Ashley vs. Chicago, 12/19/1988 (LB)
3) 93t Dwight Smith @ N.Y. Giants, 11/25/2007
4) 92t Darren Sharper @ N.Y. Giants, 11/13/2005
5) 91t Chad Greenway vs. San Diego, 9/27/2015 (LB)

• Greenway set a team record for longest interception return vs. the Chargers.
1) 91t Chad Greenway, 9/27/2015
2) 81 Paul Krause, 11/23/1975

 • Greenway set a team record for most interception return yards vs. the Chargers.
1)91 Chad Greenway, 9/27/2015
2)81 Paul Krause, 11/23/1975

 • Teddy Bridgewater moves into fifth place for most passing completions in a Vikings first two seasons.

1) 748 Warren Moon, 1994-95
2) 580 Brett Favre, 2009-10
3) 458 Christian Ponder, 2011-12
4) 320 Fran Tarkenton, 1961-62
5) 309 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014-15
6) 303 Randall Cunningham, 1997-98

Cordarrelle Patterson moves past Eddie Payton and into fifth place all-time in career kickoff return yards.
1) 3,619 Darrin Nelson, 1982-89, 1991-92
2) 3,274 David Palmer, 1994-00
3) 3,273 Qadry Ismail, 1993-96
4) 3,183 Percy Harvin, 2009-12
5) 2,373 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-15


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