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Bradford, Vikings set several NFL records

Most know that Sam Bradford set the single-season completion record, but he also set another NFL record with completions, and the Minnesota Vikings had a few other very specific first-time occurrences for the NFL.

NFL RECORDS (7)

Highest completion percentage, Season: 71.6 Sam Bradford, Minnesota, 2016
   Old: 71.2 Drew Brees, New Orleans, 2011

Highest completion percentage, Game: 83.8 Sam Bradford, Minn. vs. Detroit, 11/24/2016
   Old: 82.1 Peyton Manning, Indianapolis vs. Detroit, 11/25/2004

Most consecutive weeks with 13 receptions: 2 Stefon Diggs, Minnesota, 11/6/16 - 11/13/2016
   Old: 1 many times, last time, Davante Adams, Green Bay, 10/20/2016  

Undefeated in Preseasons (Min. 4 Games): 8 Minnesota, 1964-65, 1973, 1992, 1998, 2001, 2014, 2016
    Old: 7 Green Bay Packers, 1921, 1935, 1960-62, 1967, 1997

Interception and kick returns of 100+ yards, Game: 2 Minnesota vs. Arizona, 11/20/2016
   Tied: 2 Dallas vs. Philadelphia, 10/14/1962 

Longest interception return by a LB in season opener, Game: 77t Eric Kendricks, Minn. vs. Tenn. 9/11/2016
   Old: 70 Derrick Johnson, Kansas City vs. Baltimore, 9/13/2009

First player to score in the final minute of regulation on first rushing attempt, Career: 1t Rhett Ellison, Minnesota vs. Detroit, 11/6/2016
   Old: Never occurred 

 


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