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Minnesota Vikings record-seekers vs. Cardinals

Cordarrelle Patterson and Xavier Rhodes set team records in the Minnesota Vikings’ 30-24 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Also in the notes: Jeff Locke, Brian Robison, Terence Newman and Chad Greenway.

GAME NOTES vs. CARDINALS

The Minnesota Vikings tied an NFL record for most plays of 100 yards or more in a game.

  • 2 Minnesota vs. Arizona, 11/20/2016 (Xavier Rhodes 100t INT/Cordarrelle Patterson 104t KO)
  • 2 Dallas vs. Philadelphia, 10/14/1962 (Mike Gaechter 100t Interception/Amos Marsh 101t Kickoff)

The Vikings set a team record for most plays of 100 yards or more in a game

  • 2 vs. Arizona, 11/20/2016 (100t interception, 104t kickoff)
  • 1 vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013 (109t kickoff)*
  • 1 @ Chicago, 9/15/2013 (105t kickoff)
  • 1 @ Detroit, 11/11/2012 (105t kickoff)
  • 1 @ Atlanta, 11/27/2011 (104t kickoff)
  • 1 @ San Diego, 9/11/2011 (103t kickoff)
  • 1 vs. San Francisco, 9/27/2009 (101t kickoff)
  • 1 vs. Detroit, 12/2/2007 (104t kickoff)
  • 1 vs. Seattle, 12/6/2015 (101t kickoff)
  • 1 vs. Baltimore, 11/14/1965 (101t kickoff)

Xavier Rhodes set a team record for longest interception return in team history.

  • 100t Xavier Rhodes vs. Arizona, 11/20/2016
  • 97t Reggie Rutland vs. L.A. Rams, 12/15/1991
  •  94t Walker Lee Ashley vs. Chicago, 12/19/1988
  •  93t Dwight Smith @ N.Y. Giants, 11/25/2007
  •  92t Darren Sharper @ N.Y. Giants, 11/13/2005
  •  91t Chad Greenway vs. San Diego, 9/27/2015
  •  90t Issiac Holt vs. Detroit, 10/8/1989)
  •  89  Charlie West @ Chicago, 12/19/1971
  •  88t Darren Sharper vs. Tampa Bay, 9/11/2005
  •  84t Jack Del Rio @ Chicago, 11/2/1992

Rhodes set a team record for longest interception return vs. the Cardinals.

  • 100t Xavier Rhodes vs. Arizona, 11/20/2016
  • 31t Harrison Smith, 10/21/2012

Rhodes set a team record for most interception yards vs. the Cardinals.

  • 100 Xavier Rhodes, 11/20/2016
  • 40 Jamarca Sanford, 10/9/2011 

Rhodes tied a team record for most interceptions returned for a TD vs. the Cardinals

  • 1 Xavier Rhodes, 2013-16
  • 1 Harrison Smith, 2012-16

Rhodes tied a team record for most interceptions vs. the Cardinals.  He had the first multiple-interception game of his career.

  • 2 Xavier Rhodes, 11/20/2016
  • 2 Nate Wright, 11/4/1979
  • 2 Jamarca Sanford, 10/9/2011
  • 2 Dwight Smith, 11/26/2006

Cordarrelle Patterson tied a team record for most kick return touchdowns in a career.

  • 5 Percy Harvin, 2009-12
  • 5 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2014-16

Patterson set a team record for most 100-yard kickoff return games in a career.

  • 13 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  • 12 David Palmer, 1994-2000

Patterson set a team record for longest return vs. the Cardinals.

  • 104t Cordarrelle Patterson, 11/20/2016
  • 61 Qadry Ismail, 10/2/1994

Patterson’s kickoff return ranks fourth-longest in team history.

  • 109t Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
  • 105t Cordarrelle Patterson @ Chicago, 9/15/2013
  • 105t Percy Harvin @ Detroit, 9/30/2012
  • 104t Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Arizona, 11/20/2016
  • 104t Aundrae Allison vs. Detroit, 12/2/2007
  • 104  Percy Harvin @ Atlanta, 11/27/2011
  • 103t Percy Harvin @ San Diego, 9/11/2011
  • 101t Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Seattle, 12/6/2015
  • 101t Percy Harvin vs. San Francisco, 9/27/2009
  • 101t Lance Rentzel vs. Baltimore, 11/14/1965

Brian Robison moves into 10th place all-time in career sacks with 53.5, surpassing Keith Millard’s 53.

Harrison Smith moved into second place for most sacks by a defensive back in a career

  • 9.5 Joey Browner, 1983-91
  • 7.5 Harrison Smith, 2012-16
  • 7.5 Robert Griffith, 1994-01
  • 7.5 Karl Kassulke, 1963-72

Chad Greenway becomes only the seventh linebacker in team history to play in 150 career games.

  • 202 Scott Studwell, 1977-90
  • 190 Roy Winston, 1962-76
  • 160 Matt Blair, 1974-85
  • 157 Wally Hilgenberg, 1968-79
  • 157 Fred McNeill, 1974-84
  • 156 Jeff Siemon, 1972-82
  • 150 Chad Greenway, 2007-16

Terence Newman becomes the 16th cornerback in NFL history to play in 200 career games.

  • 295 Darrell Green, 1983-2002
  • 254 Charles Woodson, 1998-2015
  • 241 Ronde Barber, 1997-2012
  • 225 Albert Lewis, 1983-98
  • 217 Eric Allen, 1988-2001
  • 215 Champ Bailey, 1999-2013
  • 214 Ray Crockett, 1989-2002
  • 213 Pat Fischer, 1961-77
  • 212 Jimmy Johnson, 1961-76
  • 211 Aeneas Williams, 1991-2004
  • 208 Raymond Clayborn, 1977-91
  • 207 Ken Riley, 1969-83
  • 204 Willie Brown, 1963-78
  • 204 Lionel Washington, 1983-97
  • 200 Mel Blount, 1970-83
  • 200 Terence Newman, 2003-16

Jeff Locke had a career long punt and the team record for longest punt vs. the Cardinals

  • 72 Jeff Locke, 11/20/2016
  • 65 Mitch Berger, 10/5/1997
  • 65 Harry Newsome, 10/13/1991 

The Vikings improve their record to 16-11-0 vs. Arizona, 10-4 at home.  In November, it’s 6-2.


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