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    Vikings Opening Day Records


    INDIVIDUAL
    RUSHING ATTEMPTS
    1T .....22 ......... Dave Osborn, 1969
    1T .....22 ......... Chuck Foreman, 1974
    1T .....22 ......... Chuck Foreman, 1977
    1T .....22 ......... Robert Smith, 1996
    1T .....22 ......... Moe Williams, 2003
    RUSHING YARDS
    1......169 ......... Robert Smith, 1997
    2......140 ......... Terry Allen, 1992
    3......137 ......... Tommy Mason, 1964
    4......122 ......... Chuck Foreman, 1978
    5......113 ......... Robert Smith, 1996
    RUSHING TDs
    1..........3 ......... Daunte Culpepper, 1997
    2T .......2 ......... Bill Brown, 1968
    2T .......2 ......... Chuck Foreman, 1976
    2T .......2 ......... Brent McClanahan, 1976
    2T .......2 ......... Ted Brown, 1983
    2T .......2 ......... Rick Fenney, 1989
    LONGEST RUSH
    1.......78t ......... Robert Smith, 1997
    2........73 ......... Dave Osborn, 1967
    3........59 ......... Robert Smith, 2000
    4T .....51 ......... Tommy Mason, 1964
    4T .....51 ......... Terry Allen, 1992
    PASSING ATTEMPTS
    1........62 ......... Steve Dils, 1981
    2........49 ......... Fran Tarkenton, 1978
    3........44 ......... Rich Gannon, 1992
    4........42 ......... Tommy Kramer, 1980
    5T .....38 ......... Tommy Kramer, 1986
    5T .....38 ......... Daunte Culpepper, 2001
    COMPLETIONS
    1........37 ......... Steve Dils, 1981
    2........30 ......... Tommy Kramer, 1980
    3........28 ......... Fran Tarkenton, 1978
    4........26 ......... Warren Moon, 1995
    5T .....22 ......... Tommy Kramer, 1983
    5T .....22 ......... Randal Cunningham, 1999
    5T .....22 ......... Daunte Culpepper, 2001
    5T .....22 ......... Daunte Culpepper, 2005
    PASSING YARDS
    1......395 ......... Tommy Kramer, 1980
    2......361 ......... Steve Dils, 1981
    3......297 ......... Tommy Kramer, 1979
    4......282 ......... Fran Tarkenton, 1978
    5......266 ......... Rich Gannon, 1992
    PASSING TDs
    1 .........5 ..........Daunte Culpepper, 2004
    2T .......4 ..........Fran Tarkenton, 1961
    2T .......4 ..........Tommy Kramer, 1979
    2T .......4 ..........Brad Johnson, 1998
    5T .......3 ..........Joe Kapp, 1968
    5T .......3 ..........Tommy Kramer, 1980
    5T .......3 ..........Wade Wilson, 1987
    5T .......3 ..........Wade Wilson, 1980
    5T .......3 ..........Daunte Culpepper, 2003
    RECEPTIONS
    1T .....12 ..........Rickey Young, 1978
    1T .....12 ..........Ted Brown, 1981
    3 .......11 ..........Ahmad Rashad, 1980
    4 .........9 ..........Randy Moss, 2003
    5T .......8 ..........Steve Jordan, 1991
    5T .......8 ..........Amp Lee, 1995
    5T .......8 ..........Cris Carter, 1996
    5T .......8 ..........Cris Carter, 1997
    RECEIVING YARDS
    1 .....160 ..........Ahmad Rashad
    2T ...152 ..........Gene Washington, 1969
    2T ...152 ..........Ahmad Rashad, 1979
    4 .....150 ..........Randy Moss, 2003
    5 .....134 ..........Rickey Young, 1978
    RECEIVING TDs
    1 .........4 ..........Ahmad Rashad, 1979
    2T .......2 ..........Rickey Young, 1978
    2T .......2 ..........Herschel Walker, 1990
    2T .......2 ..........Hassan Jones, 1992
    2T .......2 ..........Cris Carter, 1997
    2T .......2 ..........Cris Carter, 1998
    2T .......2 ..........Randy Moss, 1998
    2T .......2 ..........Randy Moss, 2004
    LONGEST PASS PLAYS
    1 .. 73t...W. Wilson to A. Carter, 1987
    2 ... 66...D. Culpepper to R. Moss, 2000
    3 .. 63t...D. Culpepper to O. Smith, 2004
    4 ... 61...D. Culpepper to B. Chamberlain, 2002
    5 .. 52t...T. Kramer to A. Rashad, 1979
    LONGEST FIELD GOAL
    1 .......53 ..........Paul Edinger, 2005
    2 .......52 ..........Jan Stenerud, 1984
    3 .......50 ..........Fuad Reveiz, 1992
    4 .......48 ..........Aaron Elling, 2003
    5T .....45 ..........Rick Danmeier, 1981
    5T .....45 ..........Gary Anderson, 2000
    MOST FIELD GOALS
    1T .......3 ..........Fred Cox, 1965
    1T .......3 ..........Fred Cox, 1969
    1T .......3 ..........Fred Cox, 1971
    1T .......3 ..........Fuad Reveiz, 1992
    1T .......3 ..........Gary Anderson, 2000
    1T .......3 ..........Doug Brien, 2002
    1T .......3 ..........Aaron Elling, 2003
    MOST POINTS
    1 ....... 24..........Ahmad Rashad, 1979
    2T ..... 18..........Bill Brown, 1968
    2T ..... 18..........Ted Brown, 1983
    2T ..... 18..........Daunte Culpepper, 2000
    5T ..... 12..........many players
    LONGEST PUNT
    1 ....... 77..........Mike Mercer, 1962
    2 ....... 65..........Randal Cunningham, 1997
    3 ....... 62..........Chris Kluwe, 2005
    4T ..... 60..........Bobby Walden, 1966
    4T ..... 60..........Harry Newsome, 1991
    LONGEST KICKOFF RETURN
    1 ....... 71..........Clinton Jones, 1969
    2 ....... 51..........David Palmer, 1999
    3 ....... 49..........Charlie West, 1970
    4T ..... 48..........Clinton Jones, 1972
    4T ..... 48..........Quadry Ismail, 1994
    MOST INTs
    1T ....... 2..........Larry Vargo, 1965
    1T ....... 2..........Paul Krause, 1972
    1T ....... 2..........Jeff Siemon, 1972
    1T ....... 2..........Jeff Brady, 1996
    1T ....... 2..........Corey Chavous, 2003
    LONGEST INT RETURN
    1 ...... 88t ..........Darren Sharper, 2005
    2 ....... 77..........Brian Williams, 2003
    3 ....... 40..........Paul Krause, 1970
    4 ....... 38..........Jimmy Hitchcock, 1998
    5 ....... 37..........Ed Charockman, 1967

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    Re: Vikings Opening Day Records

    Hom many memmories that triggers when scouring thru the list of names.

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    Re: Vikings Opening Day Records

    Boy, I miss CHUCK FOREMAN.
    We could really use him now.

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