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Cordarrelle Patterson leads Minnesota Vikings in special teams records

Cordarrelle Patterson assumed the franchise lead for career kickoff return yards, but he also set or tied numerous other Minnesota Vikings records. Jeff Locke and Blair Walsh contributed a few other marks.

CORDARRELLE PATTERSON (16 Records)

Most kick return yards, Career: 4,075 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Old: 3,619 Darrin Nelson, 1982-89, 1991-92

Most 100+-yard kick return games, Career: 14 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Old: 12 David Palmer, 1994-2000

Most 100+-yard kick return games, Season: 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2016
  Tied: 2 Percy Harvin 2011 and Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013

Most 50+-yard kick returns, Career: 13 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Old: 10 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-15

Most kick return TDs, Career: 5 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Tied: 5 Percy Harvin, 2009-12

Longest kick return vs. Jacksonville, Game: 53 Cordarrelle Patterson, 12/11/2016
  Old: 30 Percy Harvin, 9/9/2012

Longest kick return vs. Arizona, Game: 104t Cordarrelle Patterson, 11/20/2016
  Old: 61 Qadry Ismail, 10/2/1994

Most kick return TDs vs. Arizona, Career: 1 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2016
  Old: 0 Never occurred

Most kick return TDs vs. Arizona, Game: 1 Cordarrelle Patterson, 11/20/2016
  Old: 0 Never occurred

Longest kick return vs. Tennessee, Game: 61 Cordarrelle Patterson, 9/11/2016
  Old: 43 Nate Jacquet, 12/9/2001

Highest average in kick returns, Career: 30.4 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Old: 30.1 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-15

Most 25+ kick return seasons, Career: 4 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Tied: 4 Qadry Ismail 1993-96

Most consecutive 25+ kick return seasons: 4 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Tied: 4 Qadry Ismail 1993-96

Most consecutive seasons leading team in kickoff returns: 4 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Tied: 4 Qadry Ismail 1993-96 and Percy Harvin 2009-12

Most 750+-yard kick return seasons, Career: 4 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Old: 3 Qadry Ismail 1993-96

Most 500+-yard kick return seasons, Career: 4 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013-16
  Tied: 4 Qadry Ismail 1993-96 and Percy Harvin 2009-12

 

JEFF LOCKE (11 records)

Highest punting average on a Thanksgiving Day, Game: 48.8 Jeff Locke, 11/24/2016
  Old: 45.3 Bob Lee, 11/27/1969

Most punts inside the 20 on a Thanksgiving Day, Game: 3 Jeff Locke, 11/24/2016
  Old: 1 Many times, Last time Mitch Berger 11/26/1998

Most punts inside the 20, Season: 34 Jeff Locke, 2016
  Tied: 34 Chris Kluwe, 2007

Most punts inside the 20, Game: 5 Jeff Locke vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016
  Tied: 5 Five times, Last time 5 Chris Kluwe vs. Atlanta, 9/9/2007

Most punts inside the 20 vs. Green Bay, Game: 5 Jeff Locke, 9/18/2016
  Old: 4 Many times, Last time 4 Chris Kluwe, 10/5/2009

Longest punt vs. Arizona, Game: 72 Jeff Locke, 11/20/2016
  Old: 65 Mitch Berger, 10/5/1997

Longest punt vs. Carolina, Game: 62 Jeff Locke, 9/25/2016
  Old: 57 Chris Kluwe, 12/20/2009

Longest punt vs. Chicago, Game: 71 Jeff Locke, 10/31/2016
  Old: 69 Neil Clabo, 11/20/1977

Longest punt at away game: 71 Jeff Locke @ Chicago, 10/31/2016
  Old: 70 Greg Coleman @ N.Y. Jets, 10/15/1979

Most 70+-yard punts, Season: 2 Jeff Locke, 2016
  Old: 1 Nine times, Last time Chris Kluwe, 2007

Most punts vs. Dallas, Game: 7 Jeff Locke, 12/1/2016
  Old: 7 Five times, Last time Chris Kluwe, 10/21/2007

 

BLAIR WALSH (8 Records)

Most kickoff touchbacks, Career: 210 Blair Walsh, 2012-16
  Old: 195 Blair Walsh, 2012-15

Most PATs missed, Season: 4 Blair Walsh, 2016
 Tied: 4 Blair Walsh, 2015

Most PATs made vs. Houston, Game: 4 Blair Walsh, 10/9/2016
 Tied: 4 Morten Andersen, 10/10/2004 and Ryan Longwell, 11/2/2008

Most 50+-yard FG Attempts, Career: 34 Blair Walsh, 2012-16
  Old: 32 Blair Walsh, 2012-15

Most FGs made vs. Tennessee, Game: 4 Blair Walsh, 9/11/2016
  Old: 3 Blair Walsh, 10/7/2012

Most FGs made in a season opener, Game: 4 Blair Walsh vs. Tennessee, 9/11/2016
  Tied: 4 Blair Walsh vs. Jacksonville, 9/9/2012

Most 50+-yard FGs Made, Career: 24 Blair Walsh, 2012-16
  Old: 23 Blair Walsh, 2012-15

Longest FG vs. Philadelphia, Game: 48 Blair Walsh, 10/23/2016
  Tied: 48 Ryan Longwell, 10/28/2007

 


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