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Stefon Diggs leads miscellaneous Minnesota Vikings offensive records

While Adrian Peterson and Teddy Bridgewater dominated the 2015 Vikings records on offense, Stefon Diggs led the rest of the show, with Taylor Heinicke’s preseason coming into play, along with entries from T.J. Clemmings, Adam Thielen, Zach Line and Jerick McKinnon.

OFFENSIVE RECORDS SET OR TIED IN 2015

STEFON DIGGS (8 Records)

Most receptions by Rookie in 10 consecutive Games: 44 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/15 - 12/10/2015

     Tied: 44 Randy Moss, 10/5/98 - 12/13/1998

Most receptions by Rookie in 9 consecutive games.  42 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/15 - 12/6/2015

     Old: 40 Randy Moss, 11/1/98 - 12/26/1998

Most receptions by Rookie in 8 consecutive Games: 40 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/15 - 11/29/2015

     Old: 38 Randy Moss, 11/8/98 - 12/26/1998

Most receptions by Rookie in 4 consecutive Games: 25 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/15 - 11/1/2015

     Tied: 25 Randy Moss, 11/22/98 - 12/13/1998

Most receptions by Rookie in 3 consecutive games: 19 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/15 - 10/25/2015   

     Old) 18 James Brim, 10/4/87 - 10/18/1987

Most receptions by Rookie in first Game Played: 6 Stefon Diggs @ Denver, 10/4/2015

     Tied: 6 James Brim vs. Green Bay, 10/4/1987; 6 Chuck Foreman vs. Oakland, 9/16/1973

Consecutive Games Led Team in Receiving Yards by WR: 6 Stefon Diggs, 10/4/15 - 11/15/2015

     Tied: 6 Four times, Last time by Bernard Berrian, 9/21/08 - 11/2/2008

Most 30-39 yard range receptions, Season: 7 Stefon Diggs, 2015

     Tied: 7 Cris Carter, 1996

TAYLOR HEINICKE (4 records)

Most pass completions, Preseason Game: 27 Taylor Heinicke @ Tennessee, 9/3/2015

     Tied: 27 Steve Dils vs. Baltimore, 8/7/1982 and 27 Fran Tarkenton vs. Denver, 9/5/1976

Most passing attempts without throwing an interception, Preseason Game: 41 Taylor Heinicke, @ Tennessee, 9/3/2015

Old: 34 Sage Rosenfels @ St. Louis, 8/14/2010

Most passing yards by a rookie, Preseason Game:  279 Taylor Heinicke @ Tennessee, 9/3/2015

    Old: 177 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Arizona, 8/16/2014

Most passing completions by a rookie, Preseason: 57 Taylor Heinicke, 2015

    Old: 45 Fran Tarkenton, 1961

T.J. CLEMMINGS (3 Records)

Rookie tackle to start a season opener: T.J. Clemmings, 9/14/2015

   Tied: Five players, last time Matt Kalil, 9/9/2012

Most starts by a Rookie tackle, Season: 16 T.J. Clemmings, 2016

    Tied: 16 Todd Steussie, 1994; Matt Kalil, 2012

Most consecutive games started at right tackle by a Rookie, Season: 16 T.J. Clemmings, 2015

    Old: 15 Korey Stringer, 1995; Phil Loadholt, 2013

ADAM THIELEN (2 Records)

Longest run on a fake punt vs. Green Bay: 41 Adam Thielen @ Green Bay, 1/3/2016

    Old: 5 Greg Coleman vs. Green Bay, 10/22/1978

Most rushing yards by a WR vs. Green Bay, Game: 67 Adam Thielen @ Green Bay, 1/3/2016

    Old: 41 Percy Harvin @ Green Bay, 10/24/2010

ZACH LINE (1 record)

Scored a touchdown on first rushing attempt, Game: 1 Zach Line vs. Detroit, 10/14/2015

     Tied: 1 Four times, last time 1 Travis Prentice vs. Detroit, 10/14/2001

JERICK McKINNON (1 record)

Most rushing touchdowns vs. N.Y. Giants, Game: 2 Jerick McKinnon, 12/27/2015

     Tied: 2 Leroy Hoard, 12/26/1999, Bill Brown, 10/9/1965  


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