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Minnesota Vikings miscellaneous defensive records

Chad Greenway, Harrison Smith and Eric Kendricks all set or tied multiple team records in 2015, with six others registering franchise records on defense, too.

2015 VIKINGS DEFENSIVE RECORDS

CHAD GREENWAY (3 Records)

·   Most interceptions returned for a TD vs. San Diego, Career: 1 Chad Greenway, 2007-2015

     Old: Never happened

·   Longest interception return vs. San Diego, Game: 91t Chad Greenway, 9/27/2015

     Old: 81 Paul Krause, 11/23/1975

·   Most interception return yards vs. San Diego, Game: 91 Chad Greenway, 9/27/2015

     Old: 81 Paul Krause, 11/23/1975

HARRISON SMITH (2 records)

·   Most interceptions returned for a TD, Career: 4 Harrison Smith, 2012-15

     Old: 3 Eight players, Last player was Darren Sharper, 2005-08

·   Most interception returns for a TD vs. N.Y. Giants, Game: 1 Harrison Smith, 12/27/2015

     Tied: 1 Four times, most recently by Chad Greenway, 11/25/2007

ERIC KENDRICKS (2 Records)

·   Led team in defensive total tackles by a rookie, Season: 105 Eric Kendricks, 2015

     Tied: 126 Rip Hawkins, 1961

·   Most consecutive games with a sack by rookie LB: 3 Eric Kendricks, 10/4/15 - 10/25/2015

     Old: 2 Anthony Barr, 10/26/14 - 11/2/2014, Dwayne Rudd, 10/12/97 - 10/26/1997

ANTONE EXUM JR. (1 record)

·   Most opponent fumble recoveries vs. Atlanta, Game: 1 Antone Exum Jr., 11/29/2015

     Tied: 1 Many times, Last time by Jared Allen, 11/27/2011

TOM JOHNSON (1 Record)

·   Most quarterback sacks vs. N.Y. Giants, Game: 2 Tom Johnson, 12/27/2015

        Tied: 2 Seven times, Last time by Lance Johnstone, 10/31/2004

JUSTIN TRATTOU (1 Record)

·   Most interceptions in a season by a defensive lineman, Season: 2 Justin Trattou, 2015

     Tied: 2 Jared Allen, 2010; Kevin Williams, 2007; Tim Newton, 1985

TERENCE NEWMAN (1 Record)

·   Most interceptions vs. Oakland, Game: 2 Terence Newman, 11/15/2015

     Old: 1 Six times, Last time by Chad Greenway, 11/18/2007

ANTHONY BARR (1 Record)

·   Most forced fumbles vs. Atlanta, Game: 2 Anthony Barr, 11/29/2015

     Tied: 2 Kenny Mixon, 10/5/2003; Chris Doleman, 12/10/1989

BRIAN ROBISON (1 Record)

·   Most QB sacks vs. Seattle, Game: 2 Brian Robison, 12/6/2015

     Tied: 2 Carl Eller, 10/8/1978

 


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