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Minnesota Vikings record-seekers vs. Lions

Stefon Diggs came close to setting the Minnesota Vikings’ single-game record for receptions while others moved up the team charts in a 22-16 overtime loss.

GAME NOTES vs. LIONS

 Stefon Diggs’ 13 receptions is third-most in a game all-time.

  • 15 Rickey Young @ New England, 12/16/1979
  • 14 Cris Carter @ Arizona, 10/2/1994
  • 13 Stefon Diggs vs. Detroit, 11/6/2016

Stefon Diggs set a team record vs. the Lions with 13 receptions, which is a career high.

  • 13 Stefon Diggs, 11/6/2016
  • 10 Randy Moss, 10/17/1999
  • 10 Percy Harvin, 12/11/2011

Diggs set a team record for most receptions in a game in the month of November.

  • 13 Stefon Diggs vs. Detroit, 11/6/2016
  • 12 Four times, Last time by Cris Carter vs. New Orleans, 11/19/1995
  • Cordarrelle Patterson becomes the 19th player to reach 5,000 combined net yards in a career with 5,031. 
  • Laquon Treadwell caught his first NFL pass for 15 yards.
  • Rhett Ellison becomes the third tight end in team history to have a rushing TD, his career first.
  • 1t Stu Voigt vs. Green Bay, 12/10/1972
  • 4t Steve Jordan vs. Tampa Bay, 11/4/1984
  • 1t Rhett Ellison vs. Detroit, 11/6/2016

Chad Greenway intercepted his 11th career pass, moving him into fifth place among Vikings linebackers.

  • 16 Matt Blair, 1974-85
  • 12 Roy Winston, 1962-76
  • 12 Rip Hawkins, 1961-65
  • 12 Lonnie Warwick, 1965-72
  • 11 Scott Studwell, 1977-90
  • 11 Jeff Siemon, 1972-82
  • 11 Chad Greenway, 2007-16

Sam Bradford becomes the seventh Vikings QB to complete a pass to himself.  His 5 yards is the longest completion to a player catching his own pass.  Tommy Kramer holds the record for longest reception for a QB, a 20-yard TD pass from Alfred Anderson at Philadelphia, 9/9/1984.

  • 5  Sam Bradford Detroit, 11/6/2016 (Bradford)
  • 3t Brad Johnson vs. Carolina, 10/12/1997 (Johnson)
  • 0  Daunte Culpepper @ Tampa Bay, 10/28/2001 (Culpepper)
  • 0  Rich Gannon @ Phoenix, 10/27/1991 (Gannon)
  • -2 Brett Favre @ St. Louis, 10/11/2009 (Favre)
  • -3 Randall Cunningham @ Chicago, 9/27/1998 (Cunningham)
  • -15 Christian Ponder vs. Detroit, 11/11/2012 (Ponder)


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