Record Seekers vs. Lions

Daunte Culpepper, Lance Johnstone and David Dixon all moved up in the team's record books with their performances against Detroit, and Kelly Campbell helped the Vikings tie a team record from 1998.


1) Daunte Culpepper tied Brad Johnson for second place in team history with his 15th consecutive game with a touchdown pass thrown. Culpepper also owns the record with 24 consecutive games with a TD pass in 2000 and 2001.

2) Culpepper's 11 rushing attempts were the fourth most in a game by a Vikings quarterback. He also holds the top three spots, the record at 13 and two times with 12 rushes.

3) Eddie Drummond's kickoff return for a touchdown was his second this season. He is only the second player in NFL history to have two punt returns and two kickoff returns for touchdowns in the same season. Kansas City's Dante Hall did it last season.

4) The two touchdowns scored by both teams in the first one minute, 42 seconds of the game was the quickest ever in Vikings history.

5) The Vikings tied a team record for the most players in a season with receptions of 50 yards or more. Kelly Campbell became the fifth Viking to catch a 50-yard pass when he hauled in his 61-yard reception on the Vikings' first drive. He joined Nate Burleson, Randy Moss, Marcus Robinson and Onterrio Smith this season. In 1998, Cris Carter, Moss, Jake Reed, Robert Smith and Moe Williams all had catches of 50 yards or more.

6) David Dixon played in his 146th game at guard, which ties him with Milt Sunde for second place in team history at the position. Randall McDaniel holds the record with 190 games played from 1988-99.

7) Lance Johnstone's three sacks made him the 11th player in team history to reach 30 career sacks, as he has 30.5 as a Viking after the Detroit game. He surpassed Randy Holloway's 28.5, Paul Dickson's 29 and Al Noga' 29.5.

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