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Four D-linemen, LB Eric Kendricks set Minnesota Vikings records

Danielle Hunter and three other defensive linemen set records for the Minnesota Vikings in 2016, as did linebacker Eric Kendricks. We detail the franchise records they set or tied.

DANIELLE HUNTER (5 Records)

Safety and Fumble Return for TD, Season: 1 Danielle Hunter, 2016 (24t)
   Tied: 1 Jared Allen, 2009 (52t)

Most safeties vs. Carolina, Career: 1 Danielle Hunter, 2015-16
   Old: Never occurred

Most safeties vs. Carolina, Game: 1 Danielle Hunter, 9/25/2016
   Old: Never occurred

Most opponent fumble returns for TDs vs. Tennessee, Game: 1 Danielle Hunter, 9/11/2016 (24t)
   Tied: 1 Three times, last time by Anthony Parker, 11/15/1992 (58t)

Most opponent fumble returns for TDs vs. Tennessee, Career: 1 Danielle Hunter, 2015-16
   Tied: 1 Anthony Parker, 1992-94 and Charlie Johnson 1982-84

EVERSON GRIFFEN (4 Records)

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Most QB sacks vs. Houston, Game: 2 Everson Griffen, 10/9/2016
   Tied: 2 Jared Allen, 11/2/2008

Most QB sacks vs. Carolina, Game: 3 Everson Griffen, 9/25/2016
   Tied: 3 John Randle, 10/12/1997

Most QB sacks vs. Jacksonville, Game: 2 Everson Griffen, 12/11/2016
   Tied: 2 John Randle, 12/20/1998

Most opponent fumble recoveries vs. Washington, Game: 1 Everson Griffen, 11/13/2016
   Tied: 1 Many times, last time by Kenechi Udeze, 1/2/2005

LINVAL JOSEPH (3 records)

Most blocked FGs vs. Jacksonville, Career: 1 Linval Joseph, 2014-16
   Old: 0 Never occurred  

Most blocked FGs vs. Jacksonville, Game: 1 Linval Joseph, 12/11/2016
   Old: 0 Never occurred  

Most blocked kicks vs. Jacksonville, Career: 1 Linval Joseph, 2014-16
   Tied: 1 Matt Kalil, 2012-16

BRIAN ROBISON (2 Records)

Most forced fumbles vs. Houston, Game: 1 Brian Robison, 10/9/2016
   Tied: 1 Last time by Harrison Smith 12/23/2012

Most forced fumbles vs. Houston, Career: 1 Brian Robison, 2007-2016
   Tied: 1 Four Times, Last time by Harrison Smith, 2012-15

ERIC KENDRICKS (3 Records)

Longest interception return vs. Tennessee, Game: 77t Eric Kendricks, 9/11/2016
   Old: 30 Antoine Winfield, 10/24/2004

Most interception return yards vs. Tennessee, Game: 77 Eric Kendricks, 9/11/2016
   Old: 30 Antoine Winfield, 10/24/2004

Most interceptions vs. Tennessee, Game: 1 Eric Kendricks, 9/11/2016
   Tied: 1 Last time Antoine Winfield, 10/24/2004


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