Record-seekers vs. Seahawks
GAME NOTES vs. SEAHAWKS
Darius Reynaud set a team preseason record for highest kickoff return average in a game at 38.3 yards on three returns. The previous record was set by Clinton Jones (in 1969 and 1970) at 37.0 yards.
Reynaud's 73-yard kickoff return is third longest in Vikings preseason history. Jones holds the record at 99 yards vs. San Diego in 1972 and Bill Harris is second at 75 yards in 1969.
Reynaud's 115 kickoff return yards rank 10th in team preseason history. Robert Tate holds the record with 169 against Seattle in 1997.
Reynaud's 156 combined net yards ranks 11th in team preseason history. This is the most yards gained in 10 years, since Randy Moss gained 164 vs. Arizona on Aug. 18, 2000.
Chris Kluwe's 61-yard punt ranks tied for fifth in Vikings preseason history. Mike Mercer holds the record with a 68-yarder against Los Angeles in 1961. Bobby Walden had three 62-yard punts in the 1965 and 1966 preseasons.
The Vikings' preseason record is now 6-7-0 vs. Seattle. The Vikings have now played the Seahawks 13 times, which ranks tied for third most in preseason history. They've played Miami 20 times (12-8) and Kansas City 15 times (8-7).
The Vikings' overall preseason record on Week 3 is now 34-16-0. At home the Vikings are 20-5-0, the most home wins of any preseason week.
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