Record-Seekers vs. Raiders
GAME NOTES vs. RAIDERS
Visanthe Shiancoe set a record for longest reception by a tight end in team history with his 79-yard catch off a pass from wide receiver Sidney Rice. The catch broke Steve Jordan's previous mark of 68 yards and was easily Shiancoe's career longest (his previous best was 25 yards).
Rice's pass to Shiancoe set a team record for longest pass thrown by a non-quarterback, easily besting running back Alfred Anderson's 43-yard touchdown pass to Dwight Collins in 1984.
Rice moved into second place in team history for most yards passing in a season by a non-quarterback, as he finished the game with 94 passing yards, including a 15-yard pass to Troy Williamson later in the game. Anderson had 95 yards passing in 1984. Rice's yardage was a single-game record for most passing yards by a non-quarterback.
Shiancoe's 79-yard reception was the second-longest in the series between the two teams. Jake Reed had an 82-yard touchdown reception against the Raiders in 1996.
The last time the Vikings scored a safety prior to Sunday was against the Falcons in 2003.
Chester Taylor's 164 yards moved him into second place for most yards gained after the first two seasons as a Viking. Michael Bennett leads that category with 1,978 yards from 2001-02 and Taylor now has 1,684 yards. Chuck Foreman had 1,578 yards from 1973-74.
Taylor moved into a second-place tie for most 100-yard games after the first two seasons with five (Adrian Peterson already has five this season). Michael Bennett had seven 100-yard games after two years in purple and Mewelde Moore had four from 2004-05.
Taylor's 164 yards rushing is the most in the series history, easily topping Leroy Hoard's previous mark of 108 yards in 1996.
Taylor's three rushing touchdowns were also the most in the series history. He became the 10th Viking to have three rushing touchdowns in a game. He and Peterson are the first duo to each have three-touchdown games in the same season.
Taylor's 164 yards were the second-most in his career. He had 169 last year against the Seattle Seahawks.
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