Minnesota Vikings record-seekers vs. Chiefs

Stefon Diggs’ quick start after only two games active is one of the best starts in Minnesota Vikings history. Others registering in this week’s record-seekers: Marcus Sherels, Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson and Kyle Rudolph.

• It only took Stefon Diggs two games to have his first 100-yard game receiving. That is fourth quickest in team history.

1t)  1 Jerry Reichow, 1961

1t)  1 James Brim, 1987 ®

1t)  1 Rickey Young, 1978

4t)  2 Sammy White, 1976 ®

4t)  2 Stefon Diggs, 2015 ®

• Diggs’ rookie receptions in first two games ranks second-most all-time.

1)  14 James Brim, 10/4/1987 - 10/11/1987

2)  13 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/2015 - 10/18/2015

3)  12 Sammy White, 9/12/1976 - 9/19/1976

• Diggs' 81 receiving yards ranks 3rd most in team history in the first quarter.

1)  109 Randy Moss vs. Tampa Bay, 10/3/1999

2)  107 Randy Moss vs. Dallas, 11/26/1998

3)    81 Stefon Diggs vs. Kansas City, 10/18/2015

• Diggs’ rookie receiving yards in first two games ranks second-most all-time.

1)  233 James Brim, 10/4/1987-10/11/1987

2)  216 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/2015-10/18/2015

3)  210 Sammy White, 9/12/76-9/19/1976

Marcus Sherels surpassed Charlie West’s 123 and moves into third place all-time in career punt returns.

1) 194 Leo Lewis, 1981-91

2) 162 David Palmer, 1994-00

3) 125 Marcus Sherels, 2010-15

Teddy Bridgewater’s passing yards vs. the Chiefs ranks second-most all-time.

1)  260 Daunte Culpepper, 12/20/2003

2)  249 Teddy Bridgewater, 10/18/2015

• Alex Smith’s 282 passing yards is a new record vs. the Vikings for the Chiefs, breaking Matt Cassell’s mark of 260 set 10/2/2011.

Kyle Rudolph started his 45th career game, moving him into sixth place all-time among tight ends, surpassing Bob Tucker’s 44.

Adrian Peterson played in his 109th career game, moving him into fifth place among running backs all-time, surpassing Alfred Anderson’s 108.

• Peterson becomes the first Vikings player to reach 500 career rushing first downs.

1) 503 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15 

2) 383 Chuck Foreman, 1973-79

• The Vikings are now 33-22-0 in third fifth game of a season.  This ties for second most wins among any week.            

1)  34, Week 4

2t)  33, Week 9 and Week 5

 


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