BIG PLAY BENNETT â€“ Vikings RB Michael Bennett broke the 1,000-yard mark vs. Green Bay (12/8/02). He set a team record at Tampa Bay (11/3) with an 85-yard TD run, the longest in team history. Bennett is now the only player in Vikings history to have 2 offensive plays of 80+ yards (an 80-yard screen pass TD in 2001 at Pittsburgh). Bennett set a career-high with his 167 yards including a 78-yard TD run vs. the N.Y. Giants (11/10) and has amassed 1,896 yards in his career to rank 14th in team history. Bennett is the only player in NFL history to have 3 straight games with at least a rush of 60 yards (11/3-11/17). Bennett ranks 2nd in the NFC with 1,214 rushing yards and ranks 5th in the NFC in total yards from scrimmage with 1,534, averaging 5.7 yards per touch. Bennettâ€™s 5.1 yard per carry average is .4 behind Robert Smithâ€™s team record of 5.5 set in 1997 for the highest single-season average in team history. His 1,214 yards is the 3rd-best single-season performance by a Vikings RB.