Record-seekers vs. Seahawks

Brett Favre set an NFL record and continues to make a deep impression on the franchise history book. Also moving up the charts against the Seahawks were Adrian Peterson and Visanthe Shiancoe.


  • Brett Favre set an NFL record with his 22nd game with four touchdowns passes. Dan Marino had 21 such games and Peyton Manning has 19 of them.

  • Favre set a team record with his fourth game with a completion percentage of at least 75 percent (20 attempts minimum) in a season. Rich Gannon previously held the record with three such games from the 1992 season.

  • Favre set a team record and personal best for the highest completion percentage in a game (20 attempts minimum) at 88 percent. Two of the top four performances in that category in team history are against Seattle. Favre owns the top two spots, with an 85.2-percent game against Detroit on Sept. 20.

  • Favre's four touchdown passes move him into second place for most thrown in a player's first season on the team. He has 21 this season and Jeff George had 23 in 1999.

  • Favre's four touchdown passes tie him for second place for most thrown in the first 10 games of any season. At 21 TDs, he is six behind Daunte Culpepper's pace from the 2004 season.

  • Favre tied for third-fewest games in a season to reach 20 passing touchdowns in a season. He needed 10 games to do it while Culpepper (2004) did it in seven games and George did it in nine games.

  • Favre tied a team record for most wins in his first season on the team. With his ninth win, he joins Warren Moon on that list.

  • Favre tied a team record for most games with a 100 passer rating in a season with a minimum of 20 attempts. He joins Randall Cunningham with seven such games.

  • Favre set a team record in the series history against the Seahawks with four touchdowns passes.

  • Adrian Peterson breaks into the top-10 NFL all-time rushing leaders after a player's first three seasons. He had 4,100 yards so far (with six games left to play in his third season), good for 10th place. Eric Dickerson holds the record with 5,147 yards from 1983-85. Emmitt Smith (4,213) is just ahead of Peterson at ninth place on the list.

  • Peterson's rushing total of 999 yards after the first 10 games of a season ranks fourth-best in team history. He owns the top two marks with 1,100 in 2008 and 1,081 in 2007.

  • Asher Allen intercepted his first NFL pass.

  • The 35 points versus Seattle is the highest in team series history. The previous high was 31 in 2006.

  • The Vikings defense only allowed 4 yards rushing, second best in team history. The 2006 Vikings limited Detroit to minus-3 yards on Dec. 10.

  • Visanthe Shiancoe tied a career high with seven receiving touchdowns in a season. He is tied for second best in team history by a tight end. Joe Senser had eight touchdown catches in 1981.

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