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Game Notes: Vikings 27, Cardinals 17

View the best game notes from the Vikings victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday below:

• Vikings are 17-11 vs. Arizona all-time and at home are 11-4, 2-0 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

• In the month of October, The Vikings are now 7-6 vs. Arizona.

• The Vikings are 33-24-1 on week 6. The Vikings have played Arizona twice and won both.

1) W 20-19 @ Arizona, 10/5/1997

2) W 27-17 vs. Arizona, 10/14/2018

• The Vikings are 3-3 on October 14.

1) L 21-48 vs. G.B., 10/14/1962

2) L 20-23 @ L.A.Rd, 10/14/1984

3) W 31-26 vs. Det., 10/14/2001

4) W 34-31 @ Chi., 10/14/2007

5) L 26-38 @ Wash., 10/14/2012

6) W 27-17 vs. Arz., 10/14/2018

• Adam Thielen set a team record for most receptions in the first 6 games start of a season.

1) 58 Adam Thielen, 2018

2) 49 Percy Harvin, 2012 NFL

• Adam Thielen set a team record for most receptions in 6 consecutive games.

1) 58 Adam Thielen, 9/9/18 - 10/14/2018

2t) 50 Cris Carter, 10/24 - 12/6/1999

2t) 50 Cris Carter, 10/2 - 11/13/1994

2t) 50 Cris Carter, 10/15 - 11/19/1995

• Adam Thielen set an NFL record for most receptions in the first 6 games start of any season.

1) 58 Adam Thielen, Minnesota, 2018

2) 53 Keenan Allen, San Diego, 2015

3t) 52 Marvin Harrison, Indianapolis, 2002

3t) 52 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston, 2015

• Brian O'Neill started his first NFL game today at right tackle.

• Safety Anthony Harris intercepted his first career pass.

• Latavius Murray set a team record for longest run in a single game vs. the Cardinals.

1) 34 Latavius Murray, 10/14/2018

2) 32 Adrian Peterson, 12/14/2008

• Latavius Murray set a team record for longest scoring run in a single game vs. the Cardinals.

1) 21t Latavius Murray, 10/14/2018

2) 16t Herschel Walker, 10/27/1991

• The Vikings defense had their 67th goal line stand in club history and first this year. Since 2002, the Vikings are 15-2 when they have a goal line stand.

• Adam Thielen set a team record for most receiving yards in the first 6 games start of a season.

1) 712 Adam Thielen, 2018

2) 666 Randy Moss, 2003

3) 561 Gene Washington, 1969

• Adam Thielen's total ranks 7th in NFL history for most receiving yards in the first 6 games start of a season.

1) 798 Charley Hennigan, Houston, 1961

2) 785 Wes Welker, New England, 2011

3) 766 Elroy Hirsch, Los Angeles, 1951

4) 725 Lance Alworth, San Diego, 1965

5) 723 Jerry Rice, San Francisco, 1986

6) 714 Bobby Mitchell, Washington, 1962

7) 712 Adam Thielen, Minnesota, 2018

• Adam Thielen's 123 yards vs. the Cardinals ranks 4th most in a single game.

1) 167 Cris Carter, 10/2/1994

2) 157 Cris Carter, 11/12/1995

3) 126 Percy Harvin, 11/7/2010

4) 123 Adam Thielen, 10/14/2018

• Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs continue their ongoing team record with 5 consecutive games with 10+ receptions by a player.

1) 5 Adam Thielen 3, Stefon Diggs 2, 9/16/18 - 10/14/2018

2t) 2 Adam Thielen 1, Kyle Rudolph 1, 12/24/16 - 1/1/2017

2t) 2 Stefon Diggs 2, 11/6/16 - 11/13/2016

2t) 2 Randy Moss 1, Cris Carter 1, 11/14/99 - 11/28/1999

2t) 2 Cris Carter 2, 11/12/95 - 11/19/1995

2t) 2 Amp Lee 1, Cris Carter 1, 10/8/95 - 10/15/1995

• Adam Thielen becomes only the second player in NFL history to start the season with 100+ yards receiving in each of the first 6 games.

1) 798 Charley Hennigan, Houston, 1961

2) 712 Adam Thielen, Minnesota, 2018

• Kirk Cousins passing yards in first 6 games ranks second highest at the start of any season.

1) 1,949 Daunte Culpepper, 9/12/04 - 10/24/2004

2) 1,921 Kirk Cousins, 9/9/18 - 10/14/2018

• Adam Thielen moves into 6th place for most receiving yards in first 5 seasons.

1) 6,743 Randy Moss, 1998-2002

2) 4,720 Anthony Carter, 1985-89

3) 4,383 Cris Carter, 1990-94

4) 4,372 Ahmad Rashad, 1976-80

5) 4,009 Sammy White, 1976-80

6) 3,236 Adam Thielen, 2014-18

7) 3,222 Paul Flatley, 1963-67

• Mackensie Alexander had his 2nd sack of the season, a career high.

• Danielle Hunter becomes only the third Vikings player to have at least 1+ QB sack in each of the first 6 games at the start of a season.

1) 10.0 Jim Marshall, 9/21/69 - 10/26/1969

2t) 7.0 Everson Griffen, 9/11/17 - 10/15/2017

2t) 7.0 Danielle Hunter, 9/9/18 - 10/14/2018

• Kirk Cousins tied a team record by catching and throwing a pass on the same play.

1t) 1 Kirk Cousins vs. Arizona, 10/14/2018 (Cousins)

1t) 1 Sam Bradford vs. Detroit, 11/6/2016 (Bradford)

1t) 1 Christian Ponder vs. Detroit, 11/11/2012 (Ponder)

1t) 1 Brett Favre @ St. Louis, 10/11/2009 (Favre)

1t) 1 Daunte Culpepper @ Tampa Bay, 10/28/2001 (Culpepper)

1t) 1 Randall Cunningham @ Chicago, 9/27/1998 (Cunningham)

1t) 1 Brad Johnson vs. Carolina, 10/12/1997 (Johnson)

1t) 1 Rich Gannon @ Phoenix, 10/27/1991 (Gannon)

• Danielle Hunter moves into 8th place for most QB sacks in first 4 seasons.

1) 62.0 Jared Allen, 2008-11

2) 39.0 Alan Page, 1967-70

3) 37.0 Jim Marshall, 1961-64

4) 34.5 John Randle, 1990-93

5t) 33.5 Lance Johnstone, 2001-04

5t) 33.5 Doug Martin, 1980-83

7) 33.0 Keith Millard, 1985-88

8) 32.5 Danielle Hunter, 2015-18

9) 31.5 Kevin Williams, 2003-06

• Stefon Diggs moves past Cris Carter's 238 for most receptions in first 4 seasons.

1) 308 Randy Moss, 1998-2001

2) 280 Percy Harvin, 2009-12

3) 267 Rickey Young, 1978-81

4) 250 Ahmad Rashad, 1976-79

5) 240 Stefon Diggs, 2015-18

6) 238 Cris Carter, 1990-93

• Latavius Murray's 155 yards rushing is a career high. His total ranks 2nd highest vs. Arizona in a single game.

1) 165 Adrian Peterson, 12/14/2008

2) 155 Latavius Murray, 10/14/2018

3) 153 Adrian Peterson, 10/21/2012

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