Record-Seekers vs. Jets
GAME NOTES vs. JETS
Tarvaris Jackson's 60.9 completion percentage ranks fifth by a Vikings rookie and was the highest since Fran Tarkenton's 70.0 against Los Angeles in 1961. Tarkenton has the top four rookie percentages in franchise history.
Jackson's 23 attempts rank 10th by a Vikings rookie and is the most since Tommy Kramer's 34 vs. Oakland in 1977. Jackson's 14 completions rank eighth by a Vikings rookie and the most since the Oakland game in 1977. Jackson's 177 yards is also the best by a rookie since Kramer's performance.
The Vikings defense ranks fourth in rushing yards allowed after 14 games in a season in the NFL's 87-year history. The Vikings have currently surrendered 771 yards. The 16-game record is 970 by Baltimore in 2000.
The Vikings are currently third in rushing average allowed per game at 54 yards per contest. The record is 47 yards allowed per game.
Vikings are tied for the seventh-lowest rushing average allowed per carry in NFL history. The Vikings are allowing 2.7 yards per carry, which is tied for first since the 16-game schedule started. Baltimore (2000) and San Diego (1998) are the others tied with Minnesota.
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