Record-Seekers vs. Packers
GAME NOTES vs. PACKERS
Matt Birk becomes only the third center in team history to start 100 games. He trailed Mick Tingelhoff (1962-78), who has 240 starts, and Dennis Swilley (1977-83 and 1985-87), who has 101 starts at the position.
Adrian Peterson's 1,081 rushing yards is a new team record after the first nine games of any season. Robert Smith had 908 yards after nine games in 2000, when he set the franchise record with 1,521 yards in a season.
Adrian Peterson's 59 scrimmage yards give him 1,301 for the season, a team record after the first nine games of any season. Chuck Foreman is second with 1,186 yards nine games into the 1976 season.
Adrian Peterson's 59 combined net yards give him 1,625 for the season, a team record after the first nine games of any season. Foreman's 1,186 yards in 1976 are second on that list.
This marks the first time in the Packers vs. Vikings series that the Vikings were shut out.
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