View the slideshow of Vikings roster superlatives during 2016 Training Camp.
MANKATO, Minn. –With the first day of Vikings Training Camp underway, 89 players are preparing for two weeks of practice and competition in hopes of making Minnesota's final 53-man roster.
Whether coming in from college or returning for another NFL season, each player carries with him a variety of numbers: jersey number, tackles, receptions, touchdowns, sacks and so on. To switch things up, here are a few off-field numbers of note:
Tallest: Alex Boone (6 feet, 8 inches)
Shortest: (tie) Jerick McKinnon (5-9) and Captain Munnerlyn (5-9)
Heaviest: Linval Joseph (329 pounds)
Lightest: Blair Walsh (170 pounds)
Longest Name:Cordarrelle Patterson
Shortest Name:C.J. Ham
Longest tenure with Vikings: Chad Greenway (11th season)
Shortest tenure with Vikings: (tie) Sean Hickey and Jason Whittingham (2nd day)
Most experienced (regular season games): Offense: Adrian Peterson (120); Defense: Terence Newman (190)
School with most alumni: UCLA (5): Anthony Barr, Mike Harris, Eric Kendricks, Jeff Locke, Kevin McDermott
Hometown farthest from Minneapolis:Moritz Böhringer (Aalen, Germany – 4,480 miles)
Hometown closest to Minneapolis:Terrell Sinkfield (Minnetonka, Minnesota – 14.2 miles)