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Vikings-Redskins Game Notes

• The Vikings defense tied a team record with 3 consecutive plays with a QB sack.

1T) 3 Everson Griffen 1, Chad Greenway 1, Brian Robison 1 vs. Washington, 11/2/2014

1T) 3 Kevin Williams 2, Chris Hovan 1 vs. Arizona, 12/28/2003

1T) 3 Ed McDaniel 1, John Randle 1, Kailee Wong 1 vs. New Orleans, 11/8/1998

1T) 3 John Randle 1, Al Noga 1, Henry Thomas 1 vs. Detroit, 11/15/1992

1T) 3 Gary Larsen 3 vs. Detroit, 10/6/1968

• Everson Griffen set a career record most for sacks in season with 9.  Previous high was 8 in 2012.

• Teddy Bridgewater set a team record for most wins by a Rookie QB in games started.

1)   3 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014 (3-2)

2T) 2 Fran Tarkenton, 1961 (2-8)

2T) 2 Christian Ponder, 2011 (2-8)

• Teddy Bridgewater added to his team record for a Rookie QB for most games without an interception thrown in a season (20 attempts minimum).

1)  3 Teddy Bridgewater, 2014

2T) 2 Fran Tarkenton, 1961

2T) 2 Christian Ponder, 2011

4)  1 Joe Webb, 2010   

• Chase Ford scored his first NFL touchdown on his 20 yard reception.

• The Vikings are 18-0 when a player has 3 rushing touchdowns in a game.

• Matt Asiata's 3 rushing touchdowns in a game tied a team record.  This was his third career game with 3 rushing touchdowns which moves him into second place all-time.

1) 5 Adrian Peterson, 2007-14 (5-0)

2) 3 Matt Asiata, 2012-14 (3-0)

3) 2 Chuck Foreman, 1973-79 (2-0)

• Matt Asiata's 3 rushing touchdowns is a team record vs. the Redskins.

1) 3 Matt Asiata, 11/2/2014

2T) 2 Adrian Peterson, 11/7/2013 last time

• Matt Asiata tied a team record for most games in a season with 3 rushing touchdowns.

1T) 2 Adrian Peterson, 2007

1T) 2 Matt Asiata, 2014

• Captain Munnerlyn had his first consecutive games with an interception since 2012 with Carolina.

• Teddy Bridgewater's 42 passing attempts vs. the Redskins rank 2nd most all-time.

1) 44 Daunte Culpepper, 1/2/2005

2) 42 Teddy Bridgewater, 11/2/2014

• Teddy Bridgewater's 42 passing attempts in a game ranks tied for 2nd by a Rookie all-time.

1)  47 Christian Ponder vs. Denver, 12/4/2011

2T) 42 Teddy Bridgewater @ Tampa Bay, 10/26/2014

2T) 42 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Washington, 11/2/2014

• Teddy Bridgewater's 26 passing completions in a game rank 2nd by a Rookie all-time.

1) 29 Christian Ponder vs. Denver, 12/4/2011

2) 26 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Washington, 11/2/2014

3) 24 Teddy Bridgewater @ Tampa Bay, 10/26/2014

• Teddy Bridgewater's 26 passing completions vs. the Redskins rank 3rd most all-time.

1T) 27 Fran Tarkenton, 11/30/1975

1T) 27 Daunte Culpepper, 1/2/2005

3)  26 Teddy Bridgewater, 11/2/2014

• Teddy Bridgewater's 268 passing yards in a game rank 4th by a Rookie all-time.

1) 381 Christian Ponder vs. Denver, 12/4/2011

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

3) 277 Fran Tarkenton vs. San Francisco, 11/26/1961

4) 268 Teddy Bridgewater vs. Washington, 11/2/2014

5) 252 Fran Tarkenton vs. Los Angeles, 12/3/1961

6) 250 Fran Tarkenton vs. Chicago, 9/17/1961

7) 241 Teddy Bridgewater @ Tampa Bay, 10/26/2014

• The Viking defense leads the league with four 5.0 sack games. Five teams are tied for second with two.

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