Vikings close out Dome with win 14-13, Game Notes 30 Dec 13

• Chad Greenway tied a team record leading team in tackles for the 6th consecutive season (Scott

Studwell 1980-85).

• Marcus Sherels set a team record for highest punt return average in a season.

1) 15.2 Marcus Sherels, 2013 (22/335)

2) 13.2 David Palmer, 1995 (26/342)

3) 13.1 David Palmer, 1997 (34/444)

• Cordarrelle Patterson set a team record for most kickoff return yards in a season.

1) 1,393 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013

2) 1,345 Buster Rhymes, 1985

• Patterson set a team record for highest kickoff return average in a season along with leading the NFL.

1) 32.4 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013

2) 28.7 Aundrae Allison, 2007

• Patterson ends the season fourth highest for kickoff return average in NFL history among rookies.

1) 41.1 Travis Williams, Green Bay, 1967

2) 33.1 Tom Moore, Green Bay, 1960

3) 32.9 Duriel Harris, Miami, 1976

4) 32.4 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013

• Patterson becomes only the third Viking rookie to reach 2,000+ combined net yards in a season.

1) 2,081 Percy Harvin, 2009

2) 2,021 Adrian Peterson, 2007

3) 2,020 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013

• Patterson’s combined net yard total for a season ranks fifth most in team history (Led NFL).

1) 2,314 Adrian Peterson, 2012 NFL

2) 2,081 Percy Harvin, 2009

3) 2,051 Herschel Walker, 1990 NFL

4) 2,021 Adrian Peterson, 2007 NFL

5) 2,020 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013

• Patterson set a team record for most rushing touchdowns by a wide receiver in a season.

1) 3 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013

2) 2 Percy Harvin, 2011

• Patterson set an NFL record and becomes the only NFL wide receiver since the 1970 merger with three

(3) rushing touchdowns in a season.

1) 3 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013

2t) 2 Percy Harvin, Minnesota, 2011

2t) 2 Jerry Rice, San Francisco, 1994

• Patterson moved into second place for most rushing touchdowns by a wide receiver in a career.

1) 4 Percy Harvin, 2009-12

2) 3 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013

3) 2 Anthony Carter, 1985-93

• Patterson set a team record for longest scoring run by a wide receiver in a game. Patterson ends the

season with three of the top six longest scoring runs in team history.

1) 54 Bob Grim @ N.Y. Giants, 10/31/1971

2) 50t Cordarrrelle Patterson vs. Detroit, 12/29/2013

3) 44t John Gilliam vs. Philadelphia, 10/21/1973

4) 38t James Brim vs. Green Bay, 10/4/1987

5) 35t Cordarrelle Patterson @ Cincinnati, 12/22/2013

6) 33t Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Chicago, 12/1/2013

• Patterson’s run from scrimmage ranks second longest by a wide receiver in team history.

1) 54 Bob Grim @ N.Y. Giants, 10/31/1971

2) 50t Cordarrrelle Patterson vs. Detroit, 12/29/2013

• Patterson’s two touchdowns give him a season total of 9 which ranks fourth best in team history by a

rookie.

1) 17 Randy Moss, WR 1998

2) 13 Adrian Peterson, RB 2007

3) 10 Sammy White, WR 1976

4) 9 Cordarrelle Patterson, WR 2013

 

• Matt Asiata becomes the 28th player in team history to have a 100 yard-rushing with his 115 yards.