Record-Seekers vs. Eagles

Adrian Peterson continues to work on Vikings records, but the special teams also came up with two entries in this version of record-seekers.


  • Chris Kluwe's two punts over 50 yards give him a career total of 47, which moves him into third place in franchise history in that category. He trails Greg Coleman (99 from 1978-87) and Mitch Berger (98 from 1996-2001).

  • Ryan Longwell's onside kickoff attempt was the 56th in franchise history with 13 successful ones. It was only the third time in team history that they attempted an onside kick in the first quarter and the first successful one. The last successful recovery was on Dec. 3, 2006, when Greg Blue recovered one in the fourth quarter against Chicago.

  • Adrian Peterson's 357 yards rushing in October established a franchise record of rookies, topping Chuck Foreman's 342 from 1973.

  • Peterson's 70 yards rushing give him 740 for the season, leaving him five behind Robert Smith's pace of 745 yards after seven games.

  • Peterson's 70 scrimmage yards give him a season total of 927, second to Foreman's 1,006 after seven games in 1976.

  • Peterson's 81 combined net yards, which includes returns, give him a season total of 1,251, surpassing Foreman's 1,006 after seven games.

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