Record-Seekers vs. Giants

The Vikings were able to string enough offense together against the Giants to keep a few ongoing records intact, and a few defensive players are moving up the team charts as well.


1) Lance Johnstone's moved into 14th place in team history with 27-1/2 sacks as a Viking. His two sacks against New York allowed him to pass James White (27) and Doug Sutherland (26).

2) Kevin Williams moved into third place, surpassing Jim Marshall, for the most sacks in the first two seasons as a Viking. Williams has 15-1/2, with Alan Page (19.5) and Keith Millard (21.5) ahead of him in that statistic.

3) The Vikings continued their streak by scoring in their 210th consecutive game, which currently ranks fifth in NFL history behind Oakland (217 from 1966-81), Dallas (218 from 1970-85), Cleveland (274 from 1950-71) and San Francisco (420 from 1977 to Sept. 19, 2004).

4) The Vikings had their NFL-record 36th consecutive game with 300 yards of offense.

5) Daunte Culpepper's TD pass to Nate Burlseon kept the QB's consecutive games with a TD pass alive at 12, fourth-longest in team history.

6) Culpepper moved into a second-place tie with five other players in NFL history by reaching 20 TDs in a season in only seven games. Only Brett Favre (Green Bay, 1996) has reached that mark in six games. Culpepper became the first Viking to reach 20 TDs in seven games, passing Jeff George's previous team record of nine games.

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