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Game Notes: Vikings Set Home Attendence Record

The Vikings are now 18-17 in Sunday Night games and 11-6 at home.  Against the Packers, the Vikings are 3-4 on SNF.

The Vikings improve their record to 51-59-2 vs. the Packers and 27-28 at home.  In the month of September, the Vikings are 11-6 vs. Green Bay.

Jeff Locke tied a team record with 5 punts inside the 20.

*  1t) 5 Jeff Locke vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016*

   1t) 5 Chris Kluwe vs. Atlanta, 9/9/2007

   1t) 5 Mitch Berger @ Indianapolis, 12/24/2000

   1t) 5 Mitch Berger @ Chicago, 9/15/1996

   1t) 5 Mike Saxon vs. New Orleans, 11/6/1994

   1t) 5 Fred Cox vs. Los Angeles, 11/3/1963

The Vikings set a new home attendance record.

1)    66,813 vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016

*2)   *64,482 vs. Green Bay, 11/2/2003

Stefon Diggs becomes only the 3rd receiver to have back to back 100 yard games receiving in weeks one and two and the first since Cris Carter in 1997.

1)    Gene Washington, 1969 (152, 172)

2)    Cris Carter, 1997 (121, 107)

3)    Stefon Diggs, 2016 (103, 182)

Stefon Diggs receiving yards after two games start of season ranks 2nd most.

1)    324 Gene Washington, 1969

2)    285 Stefon Diggs, 2016

3)    232 Sammy White, 1981

Stefon Diggs 182 receiving yards vs. the Packers ranks 2nd most in the series history.

1) 190 Randy Moss, 10/5/1998

*  2) 182 Stefon Diggs, 9/18/2016*

   3) 153 Randy Moss, 11/22/1998

Sam Bradford set a team record for most passing yards in first game played as Vikings QB.

1) 286 Sam Bradford vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016

2) 250 Fran Tarkenton vs. Chicago, 9/17/1961

3) 234 Tony Adams vs. Green Bay, 10/4/1987

The Vikings defense 5 sacks of Aaron Rodgers set a team record for most career opponent QB sacks.

1)    52 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay, 2005-16

2)    50 Brett Favre, Green Bay, 1991-2007

3)    45 Greg Landry, Detroit, 1969-77

*Aaron Rodgers becomes only the 2nd opposing QB to throw for 4,000 career yards against the Vikings. *

1)    7,379 Brett Favre, Green Bay, 1992-07

2)    4,206 Aaron Rogers, Green Bay, 2005-16

3)    3,083 Matthew Stafford, Detroit, 2009-16

Sam Bradford's passer rating ranks 5th highest for first game played as Vikings QB.

1) 157.2 Gus Frerotte vs. San Francisco, 9/28/2003

2) 148.6 Fran Tarkenton vs. Chicago, 9/17/1961

3) 131.5 Todd Bouman vs. Tennessee, 12/9/2001

4) 123.4 Matt Cassel vs. Pittsburgh, 9/29/2013

5) 121.2 Sam Bradford vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016

Sam Bradford ranks 3rd for most passing attempts in first game played as Vikings QB.

1)    39 Spergon Wynn vs. Jacksonville, 12/23/2001

2)    37 Warren Moon @ Green Bay, 9/4/1994

3)    31 Sam Bradford vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016

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Sam Bradford ranks 2nd for most passing completions in first game played as Vikings QB.**

1)  24 Spergon Wynn vs. Jacksonville, 12/23/2001

2)  22 Sam Bradford vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016

3)  20 Warren Moon @ Green Bay, 9/4/1994

Sam Bradford ranks 3rd for most passing yards in first game started.

1) 348 Todd Bouman vs. Tennessee, 12/9/2001

2) 317 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Atlanta, 9/28/2014

3) 286 Sam Bradford vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016

Sam Bradford moved into 2nd for most passing TD's in first game played as Vikings QB

1)    4 Fran Tarkenton vs. Chicago, 9/17/1961

2t)  2 Matt Cassel vs. Pittsburgh, 9/29/2013

      2t)  2 Sam Bradford vs. Green Bay, 9/18/2016

Adrian Peterson becomes only the 9th RB in NFL all-time to reach 3,000 yards rushing in the month of September

1)    4,085 Emmitt Smith, 1990-04

2)    3,880 Barry Sanders, 1989-98

3)    3,728 Walter Payton, 1975-87

4)    3,510 Tony Dorsett, 1977-89

5)    3,142 Marcus Allen, 1982-97

6)    3,088 Eric Dickerson, 1983-93

7)    3,026 Edgerrin James, 1999-09

8)    3,017 Adrian Peterson, 2007-16

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Kyle Rudolph moved into 4th place all-time among Tight Ends in career receptions.**

1)    498 Steve Jordan, 1982-94

2)    208 Visanthe Shiancoe, 2007-11

3)    192 Jim Kleinsasser, 1999-11

4)    189 Kyle Rudolph, 2011-16

5)    186 Jermaine Wiggins, 2004-06

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