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Minnesota Vikings record-seekers vs. Bears

Marcus Sherels set a Minnesota Vikings record, and Stefon Diggs, Blair Walsh, Teddy Bridgewater and Chad Greenway all made their marks in the team’s record book.

Marcus Sherels set a team record for most career punt return touchdowns.
1) 3 Marcus Sherels, 2010-15 
2t) 2 Mewelde Moore, 2004-06 and 2 David Palmer, 1994-00

• Sherels set a team record with five career punt returns of 50+ yards, breaking the mark of four he shared with David Palmer, 1994-00.
1) 86t Marcus Sherels @ N.Y. Giants, 10/21/2013
2) 77t Marcus Sherels @ Detroit, 9/30/2012
3) 65t Marcus Sherels @ Chicago, 11/1/2015
4) 53  Marcus Sherels vs. Detroit, 9/25/2011
5) 50  Marcus Sherels vs. Detroit, 12/29/2013

• Sherels’ 65-yard punt return for a TD was only the second punt return for a touchdown vs. the Bears in the series history and the first since 1961.  His return ranks second-longest vs. Chicago.
1) 81t Hugh McElhenny, 12/17/1961
2) 65t Marcus Sherels, 11/1/2015
3) 64  Leo Lewis, 12/19/1988

Stefon Diggs tied team record for most rookie receptions in four consecutive games.
1t)  25 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/15 - 11/1/2015
1t)  25 Randy Moss, 11/22/98 - 12/13/1998
3) 23 Randy Moss, 11/15/98 - 12/6/1998

• Diggs’ 95 yards receiving give him 419 rookie receiving yards over the course of four games, which rank sixth-most. He is one of only three Vikings rookies to gain 400+ yards receiving over a four-game stretch.
1) 521 Randy Moss, 11/15/98 - 12/6/1998
2) 511 Randy Moss, 11/22/98 - 12/13/1998
3) 446 Paul Flatley, 11/3/63 - 11/24/1963
4) 430 Randy Moss, 11/26/98 - 12/20/1998
5) 421 Randy Moss, 11/8/98 - 11/26/1998
6) 419 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/15 - 11/1/2015

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Chad Greenway started his 131st career game, moving him into fourth place among Vikings linebckers all-time
1t) 160 Scott Studwell, 1977-90
1t) 160 Roy Winston, 1962-76
3) 149 Jeff Siemon, 1972-82
4) 131 Chad Greenway, 2007-15
5) 130 Matt Blair, 1974-85

Blair Walsh moves past Gary Anderson’s 102 field goals made and into fourth place all-time in franchise history for career field goals made.
1) 282 Fred Cox, 1963-77
2) 135 Ryan Longwell, 2006-11
3) 133 Fuad Reveiz, 1990-95
4) 104 Blair Walsh, 2012-15

• This was Walsh’s fourth game-winning field goal kick as time expired, and his second vs. the Bears.

Teddy Bridgewater becomes the fifth Vikings quarterback to win 11 games in his first two seasons.

 • This was Bridgewater’s fifth comeback win from a fourth-quarter deficit and his first since 12/7/2014 vs. the New York Jets.


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