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Kyle Rudolph sets 6 Minnesota Vikings records, Rhett Ellison gets 4

Kyle Rudolph set or tied six tight end records for the Minnesota Vikings and fellow tight end Rhett Ellison had four.

KYLE RUDOLPH (6 records)

Most touchdowns by a TE, Career: 29 Kyle Rudolph, 2011-16
   Old: 28 Steve Jordan, 1982-94  

Most receptions by a TE, Season: 83 Kyle Rudolph, 2016
   Old: 79 Joe Senser, 1981

Most receptions by a TE, Game: 11 Kyle Rudolph vs. Chicago, 1/1/2017
   Tied: 11 Joe Senser vs. Green Bay, 11/29/1981

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Most receptions vs. Chicago by a TE, Game: 11 Kyle Rudolph, 1/1/2017
   Old: 10 Jermaine Wiggins, 10/16/2005

Most receptions on a Thanksgiving Day, Game: 9 Kyle Rudolph, 11/24/2016
   Tied: 9 Amp Lee, 11/23/1995

Most consecutive games with a TD by a TE, Season: 3 Kyle Rudolph, 9/18/16-10/3/2016
   Tied: 3 Five times, Last time Kyle Rudolph 11/11/12 - 12/2/2012

 

RHETT ELLISON (4 records)

Scored a touchdown on first rushing attempt, Game: 1 Rhett Ellison vs. Detroit, 10/6/2016
   Tied: 1 Five times, last time 1 Zach Line vs. Detroit, 10/25/2014

Most rushing TDs by TE, Game: 1 Rhett Ellison vs. Detroit, 10/6/2016
   Tied: 1 Steve Jordan vs. Tampa Bay, 11/4/1984 and Stu Voigt vs. Green Bay, 12/10/1972

Most rushing TDs by TE, Season: 1 Rhett Ellison, 2016
   Tied: 1 Steve Jordan, 1984 and Stu Voigt, 1972

Most rushing TDs by TE, Career: 1 Rhett Ellison, 2012-16
   Tied: 1 Steve Jordan, 1982-94 and Stu Voigt, 1970-80

 


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