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Minnesota Vikings record-seekers vs. Bengals

Mike Zimmer is moving up the Minnesota Vikings’ charts for preseason wins, despite this being only his third season.

VIKINGS vs. BENGALS GAME NOTES

Mike Zimmer moves past Mike Tice in career preseason wins and into sixth place in franchise history.

  • 53 Bud Grant, 1967-83, 1985                                     
  • 28 Dennis Green, 1992-2001                                      
  • 19 Norm Van Brocklin, 1961-66                                
  • 16 Jerry Burns, 1986-91                               
  • 11 Brad Childress, 2006-10                                         
  • 9 Mike Zimmer, 2014-16
  •  8 Mike Tice, 2002-05

Blair Walsh’s 51-yard field goal is tied for fourth-longest in team preseason history.

  • 54 Ryan Longwell @ N.Y. Jets, 8/17/2007
  • 54 Fred Cox @ St. Louis, 9/6/1963
  • 52 Aaron Elling vs. Arizona, 8/28/2003
  • 51 Vince Wagner @ Washington, 8/14/1981
  • 51 Fuad Reveiz vs. Pittsburgh, 8/26/1993
  • 51 Blair Walsh @ Cincinnati, 8/12/2016                                 

The Vikings are 1-0 in preseason for the 30th time in their 56 seasons, 30-25-1.

This was the first preseason game vs. the Bengals since 1997 and the first win on the road against the Bengals as the Vikings even their overall preseason record to 3-3 against the Bengals and 1-3 in Cincinnati. 


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