Record-seekers vs. Packers

Brett Favre set an NFL record, but a few other Vikings moved to the top of the team's rankings in several other categories.

GAME NOTES vs. PACKERS

  • Brett Favre became the first quarterback in league history to defeat all 32 teams.

  • Favre's three touchdowns give him a career total of 63 on Monday Night Football, ranking second in NFL history. Dan Marino (1983-99) had 74 TDs on Monday Night Football. Favre's MNF starting record is 19-16-0 in his 35 appearances.

  • Jared Allen set a team record with his third career safety. He is tied for third in NFL history with 17 other players. Three other Vikings – Chris Doleman, Carl Eller and Alan Page – have two safeties to their name.

  • Allen's 4.5 quarterback sacks are second-most in team history for a single game, bested only by Randy Holloway's five sacks against Atlanta on Sept. 16, 1984.

  • Sidney Rice is the first player in team history to recover two onside kicks in the same game. He ties Heath Farwell and Terry LeCount for the most in a Vikings career with two.

  • Antoine Winfield intercepted his 15th career pass as a Viking, which ties him for 14th place.

  • Visanthe Shiancoe's touchdown gives him a Vikings total of 10. He becomes only the sixth tight end in team history to reach 10 career receiving touchdowns, joining Steve Jordan (28), Stu Voigt (17), Joe Senser (16), Gordon Smith (13) and John Beasley (12).

  • Adrian Peterson's 25 rushing attempts is a new team record for most in a Viking's first three seasons. He has 685 in his career. Chuck Foreman had 661 in his first three seasons and Ted Brown had 623.

  • Peterson set a team record for most rushing touchdowns in a Viking's first three seasons. He has 27, besting Chuck Foreman's 26 from 1973-75.

  • That was the Vikings' 50th game on Monday Night Football. Their record is now 26-24-0.


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