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Record-Seekers vs. Broncos

Adrian Peterson (David Zalubowski/AP)

Despite losing their final game of the season, the Vikings had a few individual and team performances that put them atop the franchise record books in various categories.

Adrian Peterson's 124 combined net yards gave him a season total of 2,021. He became only the second Vikings player in team history to reach 2,000 yards, and it was the most ever by a Vikings rookie. Herschel Walker still holds the franchise mark with 2,051 yards in 1990. Robert Smith falls to third place with 1,869 yards in 2000. Chester Taylor's 83 yards rushing set a team... Recommended Stories