Vikings beat Bears 23-20, Game Notes 02 Dec 13

• Adrian Peterson set a team record for most rushing attempts in a game.

1) 35 Adrian Peterson vs. Chicago, 12/1/13

2) 34 Adrian Peterson vs. Green Bay, 12/30/12

• Peterson set a team record for most rushing attempts in a game vs. the Bears.

1) 35 Adrian Peterson, 12/1/13

2) 31 Adrian Peterson, 12/9/12

• Peterson set a team record for most rushing attempts in a season vs. the Bears.

1) 61 Adrian Peterson, 2013

2) 50 Adrian Peterson, 2008

• Peterson set a team record for most rushing yards in a season vs. the Bears.

1) 311 Adrian Peterson, 2013

2) 302 Adrian Peterson, 2007

• Peterson becomes the 36th player in NFL history to reach 2,000 rushing attempts. He now has 2,011.

• Peterson becomes the 28th

• Peterson becomes only the fifth player to reach 10,000 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) 10,027 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13

• Peterson reached 10,000 career rushing yards third fastest in NFL history in 101 games.

1) 91 Eric Dickerson, 1983-89

2) 98 Jim Brown, 1957-64

3) 101 Adrian Peterson, 2007-13

4) 103 Barry Sanders, 1989-95

5t) 106 Emmitt Smith, 1990-96

5t) 106 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-07

• Peterson reached 1,000 yards rushing in a season for the sixth time in his career.

1) 6 Adrian Peterson, 2007-10, ’12-13

2) 4 Robert Smith, 1993-00

3) 3 Chuck Foreman, 1973-79

• Peterson rushed for his ongoing team record fifth 200 yard game in his career.

1) 296 Adrian Peterson vs. San Diego, 11/4/07 (NFL record)

2) 224 Adrian Peterson @ Chicago, 10/14/07

3) 212 Adrian Peterson @ St. Louis, 12/16/12

4) 211 Adrian Peterson vs. Chicago, 12/1/13

5) 210 Adrian Peterson @ Green Bay, 12/2/12

6) 200 Chuck Foreman @ Philadelphia, 10/24/76

• Peterson moved into second place tie in NFL history for most career 200 yard games rushing.

1) 6 O.J. Simpson, 1969-79

2t) 5 Tiki Barber, 1997-06

2t) 5 Adrian Peterson, 2007-12

4t) 4 LaDainian Tomlinson, 2001-11

4t) 4 Jim Brown, 1957-65

4t) 4 Earl Campbell, 1978-85

4t) 4 Barry Sanders, 1989-98

• This is the third time in 53 seasons that the Vikings have consecutive overtime games

• 2013 vs. Green Bay 11/24 (Tied 26-26), vs. Chicago 12/1 (Won 23-20)

• 1995 vs. Houston 10/8 (Won 23-17), vs. Tampa Bay 10/15 (Lost 17-20)

• 1994 vs. Tampa Bay 11/27 (Lost (17-20), vs. Chicago 12/1/ (Won 33-27)

player in NFL history to reach 10,000 rushing yards. He now has 10,027.

• Cordarrelle Patterson becomes the first rookie player and sixth to score three different ways in a season.

1t) 3 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013 (1r, 1p, 2kr)

1t) 3 Percy Harvin, 2012 (1r, 3p, 1kr)

1t) 3 Percy Harvin, 2011 (2r, 6p, 1kr)

1t) 3 Percy Harvin, 2010 (1r, 3p, 1kr)

1t) 3 Mewelde Moore, 2005 (1r, 1p, 1pr)

1t) 3 Koren Robinson, 2005 (1r, 1p, 1kr)

1t) 3 Herschel Walker, 1989 (5r, 1p, 1kr)

1t) 3 Bill Brown, 1963 (7r, 2p, 1kr)

• Marcus Sherels moved into fourth place for most punt return yards in a career.

2)1,812 Leo Lewis, 1981-91

3)1,610 David Palmer, 1994-00

4) 820 Charlie West, 1968-73

5) 773 Marcus Sherels, 2013

6) 768 Mewelde Moore, 2004-07

• Brian Robison recorded his 36th career sack.