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Minnesota Vikings set, tied 31 team records (but not all of them good)

The Minnesota Vikings as a team set or tied 31 franchise records, some great, some showing solid discipline and others just negative.

TEAM RECORDS (31)

No Losses in preseason, Season: 4-0 in 2016
   Tied: Undefeated seven times, most recent in 2014

Most wins vs. an opponent in preseason, Career: 8-1 vs. San Diego, 1971-2016
   Old: 7-3 Miami, 1969-2001

Most Preseason wins in first 3 seasons as head coach: 12 Mike Zimmer, 2014-16 (12-1)
   Old: 11 Dennis Green, 1992-94 (11-3)

Undefeated in month of September: 3-0 in 2016
   Tied: Nine times, Last time 3-0 in 2009

Undefeated after five games: 5-0 in 2016
   Tied: Seven times, Last time 5-0 in 2009

Most plays of 100+ yards, Game: 2 vs. Arizona, 11/20/2016 (100t interception, 104t kickoff)
   Old: 1 nine times, last time vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013 (109t kickoff) 

Home attendance, Game: 66,813 vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016
   Old: 64,482 vs. Green Bay, 11/2/2003

Two defensive TDs, 1 by (INT) and 1 by (FUM), Game: 2 vs. Tennessee, 24t Danielle Hunter (fumble), 77t Eric Kendricks (interception), 9/11/2016
   Tied: 2 Five times, last time vs. Detroit, 10/8/2006 (0t Ben Leber (fumble), 45t E.J. Henderson (interception)

Fewest points allowed in third quarter, 16-Game Season: 27 in 2016
   Old: 31 in 1992

Fewest first downs rushing, 16-Game Season: 66 in 2016
   Old: 75 in 1996

Fewest rushing attempts, 16-Game Season: 380 in 2016
   Old: 381 in 2005

Fewest rushing yards, 16-Game Season: 1,205 in 2016
   Old: 1,467 in 2005

Average rushing yards per game, 16-Game Season: 75.3 in 2016
   Old: 91.7 in 2005

Fewest 100-yard rusher games, Season: 0 in 2016
   Tied: 0 last time in 1990

Lowest fourth-down pct. allowed, 16-Game Season: 21.4% in 2016
   Old: 28.6% in 2000

Most passing completions, Season: 414 in 2016
   Old: 409 in 1994

Highest passing completion percentage, Season: 70.4% in 2016
   Old: 69.2 in 2004

Fewest passes had intercepted, Season: 5 in 2016
   Old: 7 in 2009

Games without an interception thrown, Season: 11 in 2016
   Old: 10 in 2009

Consecutive games without an interception thrown: 5 - 09/11/16 - 10/09/2016
   Old: 4 Four times, last time 09/09/12 - 10/02/2012

Fewest interception yards allowed, Season: 35 in 2016
   Old: 71 in 2015

Fewest PATs made, 16-Game Season: 26 in 2016
   Old: 27 in 2006

Fewest kick returns, 16-Game Season: 33 in 2016
   Old: 42 in 2015

Fewest punt returns allowed for TDs, Season: 0 in 2016
   Tied: 0 Many times, last time in 2015

Fewest fumble returns allowed for TDs, Season: 0 in 2016
   Tied: 0 Many times, last time in 2015

Most punt returns for TDs, Season: 2 in 2016
   Old: 1 Many times, last time 2015

Fewest turnovers, Season: 16 in 2016
   Old: 17 in 1982

Most games without a turnover, Season: 6 in 2016
   Tied: 6 in 2014, 2004, 1980

Most tackle-for-loss yards, Season: 388 in 2016
   Old: 370 in 2015

Most games without a sack allowed, Season: 5 in 2016
   Tied: 5 in 1991

Most games no sacks allowed or turnovers (0 Int. 0 Fumbles), Season: 2 - 9/11/2016 and 10/3/2016
   Old: 1 Eight times, last time 09/26/2014

 


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