Game Notes: Vikings 26 Jaguars 23 10 Sep 12

• Adrian Peterson’s 84 yards rushing establishes a new team record for most career yards breaking Robert Smith’s career
mark.
1) 6,836 Adrian Peterson
2) 6,818 Robert Smith
3) 5,879 Chuck Foreman

• Adrian Peterson set a team record for most rushing touchdowns vs. the Jaguars in the series.
1) 2 Adrian Peterson, 9/9/12
2t) 1 Four players, last time by Adrian Peterson, 11/23/08
• The Vikings are now 4-1 vs. the Jaguars. The Vikings are now 29-22-1 on season openers. The Vikings have won 18 of 25
season openers at home.

• Harrison Smith is the sixth rookie safety to start a season opener. Previous players were Chuck Lamson 1962, Terry Kosens
1963, Willie Offord 2002, Greg Blue 2006 and Tyrell Johnson 2008.

• Matt Kalil is the fifth rookie tackle to start a season opener. Previous players were Doug Davis 1966, Everrett Lindsay 1993,
Todd Steussie 1994 Phil Loadholdt 2009.

• Matt Kalil becomes only the third player in team history to block a PAT in a season opener. He becomes the first to
accomplish vs. Jacksonville. The last time a Vikings player blocked a PAT was Ray Edwards vs. Carolina, 12/20/09.
1t) 1 Nate Allen, 9/12/76
1t) 1 Randy Holloway, 9/2/79
1t) 1 Matt Kalil, 9/9/12

• Blair Walsh set a team record for longest field goal in a season opener and fourth player to make a 50+ yard kick.
1) 55 Blair Walsh, 9/9/12
2) 53 Paul Edinger, 9/11/05
3) 52 Jan Stenerud, 9/2/84
4) 50 Fuad Reveiz, 9/6/92

• Blair Walsh set a team record for longest field goal vs. Jacksonville in the series, and third player to make s 50+ yard kick.
1) 55 Blair Walsh, 9/9/12
2) 54 Ryan Longwell, 11/23/08
3) 53 Gary Anderson, 12/20/98

• Blair Walsh’s 55 yard field goal ranks tied for second longest in team history.
1) 56 Paul Edinger vs. Green Bay, 10/23/05
2t) 55 Blair Walsh vs. Jacksonville, 9/9/12
2t) 55 Ryan Longwell vs. Chicago, 10/14/07
4t) 54 Ryan Longwell vs. Jacksonville, 11/23/08
4t) 54 Ryan Longwell vs. Green Bay, 11/9/08
4t) 54 Paul Edinger vs. Chicago, 1/1/06
4t) 54 Jan Stenerud vs. Atlanta, 9/16/84

• Percy Harvin set a team record for most combined net yards in a season opener.
1) 192 Percy Harvin, 9/9/12
2) 163 Bob Reed, 9/16/62
3) 145 Eddie Payton, 9/7/80
4) 130 Nate Jacquet, 9/9/01
5) 129 Eddie Payton, 9/5/81

• Percy Harvin becomes the fifth player in team history to reach 100 career kickoff returns.
1) 159 Darrin Nelson
2) 147 Qadry Ismail
3) 145 David Palmer
4) 104 Eddie Payton
5) 101 Percy Harvin

• Chris Kluwe becomes the first punter in team history to play in 100 consecutive games.
1) 100 Chris Kluwe, 12/18/05 – 9/9/12
2) 94 Greg Coleman, 10/4/81 – 12/6/87

• Adrian Peterson moves into third place for most career rushing attempts.
1) 1,627 Bill Brown
2) 1,529 Chuck Foreman
3) 1,423 Adrian Peterson
4) 1,411 Robert Smith

• Antoine Winfield moves into fourth place for most career solo tackles by a defensive back.
1) 700 Tommy Hannon
2) 666 Joey Browner
3) 543 Robert Griffith
4) 523 Antoine Winfield
5) 520 Carl Lee

• Christian Ponder’s 270 yards passing ranks fifth-highest for a season opener.
1) 395 Tommy Kramer, 9/7/80
2) 361 Steve Dils, 9/5/81
3) 297 Tommy Kramer, 9/2/79
4) 282 Fran Tarkenton, 9/3/78
5) 270 Christian Ponder, 9/9/12