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Minnesota Vikings miscellaneous special teams records from 2015

Marcus Sherels and Cordarrelle Patterson dominate our miscellaneous special teams records from 2015, but Adam Thielen, Andrew Sendejo and Jeff Locke all joined with entries in the Minnesota Vikings record book.

MARCUS SHERELS (9 Records)

Most Seasons leading team in Punt Returns, Career:  5 Marcus Sherels, 2010-15

     Tied: 5 Leo Lewis, 1987-91, David Palmer, 1994-98, Charlie West, 1968-71

Most Consecutive seasons leading team in Punt Returns, Career:  5 Marcus Sherels, 2011-15

     Tied: 5 Leo Lewis, 1987-91, David Palmer, 1994-98, Charlie West, 1968-71

Most punt return touchdowns vs. Chicago, Career: 1 Marcus Sherels, 2010-15

     Tied: 1 Hugh McElhenny, 1961-62

Most punt return touchdowns vs. Chicago, Season: 1 Marcus Sherels, 2015

     Tied: 1 Hugh McElhenny, 1961

Most punt return touchdowns vs. Chicago, Game: 1 Marcus Sherels @ Chicago, 11/1/2015

     Tied: 1 Hugh McElhenny @ Chicago, 12/17/1961

Most punt return touchdowns, Career: 3 Marcus Sherels, 2010-15

     Old: 2 Mewelde Moore, 2004-06; David Palmer, 1994-00

Most punt return touchdowns, Season: 1 Marcus Sherels, 2015

     Tied: 1 Thirteen times, Last time, Marcus Sherels, 2013

Longest blocked FG return vs. 49ers, Game: 44  Marcus Sherels @ San Francisco, 9/14/2015

     Old: 22 Charlie West vs. San Francisco, 12/14/1969

Most punt return fair catches, Career: 115 Marcus Sherels, 2010-15

     Old: 100 Marcus Sherels, 2010-14

CORDARRELLE PATTERSON (8 Records)

Most 100+ yard games in kickoff returns, Career: 12 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-15

     Tied: 12 David Palmer, 1994-00

Most 50+ yard kickoff returns, Career: 10 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-15

     Old: 9 Percy Harvin, 2009-12

Most kickoff return yards vs. Seattle, Game:  198 Cordarrelle Patterson, 12/6/2015

     Old: 124 Bethel Johnson, 10/22/2006

Most 100+ yard games in kickoff returns vs. Seattle, Career: 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-15

     Old: 1 Three players, most recently by Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-14

Most kickoff returns vs. Seattle, Game:  5 Cordarrelle Patterson, 12/6/2015

     Old: 4 Five times, Most recently by Cordarrelle Patterson, 11/17/2013

Longest kickoff return vs. Seattle, Game: 101t Cordarrelle Patterson, 12/6/2015

     Old: 60 David Palmer, 11/10/1996

Most 1,000+ yard seasons in kickoff returns, Career: 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-15

     Old: 1 Nine Players, Last time by 1,156 Percy Harvin, 2009

Highest Average in kickoff returns, Career: 30.1 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-15

     Old: 29.4 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-14

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

ANDREW SENDEJO (2 records)

Most blocked FG’s vs. 49ers, Game: 1 Andrew Sendejo, 9/14/2015

     Tied: 1 Six times, Last time by Stalin Colinet, 12/7/1997

Most blocked FG’s in a season opener: 1 Andrew Sendejo @ San Francisco, 9/14/2015

     Tied: 1 Four Times, last time by 1 Cedric Griffin @ Green Bay, 9/8/2008

JEFF LOCKE (1 record)

Most punts vs. St. Louis, Game: 8 Jeff Locke, 11/8/2015

     Tied: 8 Neil Clabo, 10/24/1977, Mike Wood, 10/15/1978, Darren Bennett, 12/11/2005


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