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Minnesota Vikings set two franchise records in 30-24 win

The Minnesota Vikings set two franchise records in their game against the Arizona Cardinals.

The Minnesota Vikings set two franchise records 31 minutes into their game against the Arizona Cardinals.

In the first half, Xavier Rhodes stepped in front of a Carson Palmer pass and returned it 100 yards for a touchdown and a 20-10 Minnesota lead. It was the longest interception return in team history

The Vikings had a 20-17 lead at the half, but Cordarrelle Patterson quickly widened the lead when he returned the opening kick of second half 104 yards for a touchdown. It was the fifth kick return for a touchdown of his career, but it marked the only time in franchise history that the Vikings had two plays of 100 yards or more.

Rhodes had another interception in the third quarter and the Vikings went on to win the game 30-24.


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