Record-seekers vs. Titans

The Vikings lost the game, but three players made an impression on the franchise record book with their performances against the Titans while another one had a career best.


  • Adrian Peterson's 80 yards rushing give him a September total of 420 yards, which is a new team record. He surpasses Herschel Walker's 1991 total of 401.

  • Peterson set a team record for most rushing touchdowns in a Viking's first two seasons with 15. He had two against the Titans. Chester Taylor (2006-2007) and Chuck Foreman (1973-74) shared the previous mark with 13.

  • Peterson's two runs of 20 yards or more give him a career total of 16, which moves him past Taylor and into third place all-time in team history. Still ahead of Peterson are Robert Smith (1993-2000) with 45 and Michael Bennett (2001-05) with 19.

  • Peterson's two rushing touchdowns tie a team record for most in a game versus the Titans. Michael Bennett (2001), Rick Fenny (1989) and Ted Brown (1983) also had two against the Tennessee franchise.

  • Gus Frerotte's 266 yards passing ranks tied for fourth most vs. the Titans in the series history. Todd Bouman (348 yards in 2001), Warren Moon (289 yards in 1995) and Fran Tarkenton (274 yards in 1974) are the top three against the Oilers/Titans.

  • Frerotte's 25 completions rank third vs. the Titans in the series history. Moon had 28 in 1995 and Tommy Kramer had 26 in 1980.

  • Chris Kluwe set a team record by having six (52, 50, 57, 57, 52, 56) punts of 50 or more yards in a game. He broke the old mark of five, shared by Harry Newsome (1991) and Greg Coleman (1984).

  • Kluwe's 54.0-yard punting average ranks fourth in team history. Kluwe owns three of the top five performances in team history. He has the top spot with a 57.5-yard average against Detroit last year and Mitch Berger holds down second place with a 55.8-yard average against Cincinnati in 1998.

  • Bobby Wade's seven receptions are his career high. His previous best was six vs. N.Y. Giants in 2006 and Chicago Bears in 2007.

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