Vikings beat Washington, Game Notes 08 Nov 13

• Christian Ponder set a team record for highest completion percentage in a game vs. the Redskins in the series history.

1) 81.0 Christian Ponder, 11/7/2013

2) 73.0 Fran Tarkenton, 11/30/1975

3) 67.3 Christian Ponder, 10/14/2012

4) 65.2 Brett Favre, 11/28/2010

5) 62.1 Steve Dils, 11/2/1980

• Christian Ponder set a career high completion percentage in a game.

1) 88.0 Brett Favre vs. Seattle, 11/22/09 (22/25)

2) 85.2 Brett Favre @ Detroit, 9/20/09 (23/27)

3) 84.0 Randall Cunningham @ Tampa Bay, 11/1/98 (21/25)

4) 83.9 Fran Tarkenton vs. Seattle, 11/14/76 (26/31)

5) 81.0 Christian Ponder vs. Washington, 11/7/2013 (17/21)

• Adrian Peterson tied a team record for most rushing touchdowns vs. the Redskins.

1t) 2 Adrian Peterson, 11/7/2013

1t) 2 Tarvaris Jackson, 12/23/2007

1t) 2 Leroy Hoard, 10/18/1998

1t) 2 Chuck Foreman, 11/30/1975

 

• Kevin Williams had his first multi-sack game since Baltimore, 10/18/2009. His 2.5 sacks rank second vs. the Redskins.

1) 4.0 Alan Page, 11/3/1968

2) 2.5 Kevin Williams, 11/7/2013

3t) 1.5 Kevin Williams, 1/2/2005 last time

• Adrian Peterson moves into 5th place for most rushing yards in first seven NFL seasons.

1) 11,226 Eric Dickerson, 1983-89

2) 10,650 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-07

3) 10,172 Barry Sanders, 1989-95

4) 10,160 Emmitt Smith, 1990-96

5) 9,635 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13

6) 9,608 Walter Payton, 1975-81

• Adrian Peterson becomes the fourth player to reach 85 rushing touchdowns in first seven NFL seasons.

1) 115 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-07

2) 108 Emmitt Smith, 1990-96

3) 96 Shaun Alexander, 2000-06

4) 85 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13

• Chase Ford caught his first career NFL pass.

• Cordarrelle Patterson caught his first career NFL touchdown pass.

• John Carlson caught his first career touchdown as a Viking and the 14th of his career. He had 13 with Seattle.

• John Carlson’s 98 receiving yards is his Viking high, and ranks second to his career high of 105 vs. Dallas in 2008.

• John Carlson’s 7 receptions is his Vikings high and ranks second to his career high of 8 vs. New England in 2008.