* P Chris Kluwe boomed 3 punts more than 50 yards and pinned
Carolina inside its 20-yard line three times in a 16-13 win (9/17/06)
* K Ryan Longwell booted a 19-yard fi eld goal at the 7:25 mark of
overtime to give the Vikings a 16-13 win against the Panthers (9/17/06).
It was one of 3 fi eld goals Longwell made on the day, leading him to NFC
Special Teams Player of the Week honors.
* Longwell also threw his fi rst career TD pass against Carolina (9/17/06)
when he completed a 16-yard pass to TE Richard Owens on a fake FG,
the fi rst TD pass by a kicker in Vikings history.
* TE Visanthe Shicanoe caught two passes for 7 yards and a touchdown
for the N.Y. Giants against Carolina on 12/28/03.
* RB Chester Taylor gained 133 yards on 24 carries (4.7 avg.) the last
time these two teams met (9/17/06).