Adam Thielen is doing things even Hall of Famers Cris Carter and Randy Moss didn’t accomplish in Minnesota.The former undrafted wide receiver from NCAA Division II Minnesota State is the first player in NFL history with at least 100 yards receiving in eight straight games to start the season. Calvin Johnson also had an eight-game streak in 2012.Thielen already has 74 catches Minnesota Vikings Hoodie , putting him on pace to break Marvin Harrison’s single-season record of 143. Carter holds the Vikings record with 122 catches in 1994 and 1995. Thielen has 952 yards receiving. At this rate, he’d break Moss’ team record in 14 games. Moss had 1,632 in 2003. Johnson holds the NFL record with 1,964 yards receiving.Thielen also has a touchdown catch in five consecutive games. No players since 1970 has 100 yards receiving and a TD catch in six straight games.Thielen is closing in on becoming the sixth undrafted player with back-to-back seasons of 80 catches and 1,000 yards.Here’s a look inside more numbers going into Week 9:KING ADAM: Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri became the NFL’s all-time scoring leader, surpassing Hall of Famer Morten Anderson. Vinatieri has scored 2,550 total points during his 23-year NFL career.AGELESS AP: Adrian Peterson became the oldest player, at 33 years and 221 days old, to rush for more than 100 yards and also have a rushing and receiving touchdown in Washington’s win over the Giants. Peterson is also only the fourth player age 33 or older to have 140-plus yards rushing in a game.MAHOMES MASTERY: Patrick Mahomes has thrown four touchdown passes in three consecutive games for Kansas City, joining Drew Brees (2011), Dan Marino (1984) and Peyton Manning (2004) as the only quarterbacks to do that. Marino’s streak was four games. Manning’s was five. Mahomes also has passed for 300 yards in seven straight games. Only Andrew Luck (2014) and Brees (2011) have done that. Luck reached eight games.ELITE COMPANY: Carson Wentz is the second quarterback in NFL history with at least 30 pass attempts and a passer rating of at least 115 in four consecutive games, joining Peyton Manning, who did it with Denver in 2012.PERFECTION: Russell Wilson was 14 of 17 for 248 yards with three touchdowns and zero interceptions in Seattle’s win at Detroit, becoming the first quarterback in franchise history to post a perfect 158.3 passer rating. Rams QB Jared Goff also had a perfect rating in Week 4 this season. Sunday Night Football at U.S. Bank Stadium got underway with the Minnesota Vikings winning the coin toss and deferring to the second half. That meant that Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints’ offense would get to take the field first. The kickoff from Dan Bailey was fielded by Taysom Hill, who brought the ball out of the end zone and was stopped at the 20-yard line to set up the first drive for the visitors.Mike Zimmer got to throw the challenge flag early, as a catch by Michael Thomas on the game’s first third down was called a completion Jarius Wright Color Rush Jersey , and Zimmer challenged the play as it appeared he may have gone out of bounds. The call of a catch was upheld, and the Saints picked up a first down to their own 47-yard line.The Saints then inserted Taysom Hill at quarterback, and he immediately went deep for Thomas, who beat Harrison Smith and made the catch down at the 8-yard line to set up a first-and-goal for New Orleans. That quickly became third-and-goal, and they found their way into the end zone on a little flip from Brees to Alvin Kamara, who dove in for a score. Will Lutz connected on the extra point, and the visiting team was quickly on top by a score of 7-0.The kickoff from Lutz was fielded by Roc Thomas, and thanks to a penalty by the Vikings, the home team took over at their own 9-yard line. Kirk Cousins got things started with a pass to Adam Thielen for 13 yards and a first down, and Latavius Murray followed that up with a nice run for six yards. Cousins then had a pass knocked down, but the Saints were called for illegal contact to give the Vikings five free yards and a fresh set of downs. Mike Remmers was then flagged for a holding penalty of his own, moving things back to a 1st-and-20.Murray got a nice chunk of that back, pick up 12 on first down to make things more manageable. Murray then picked up the first down with a nine-yard run and suddenly the Vikings were near midfield. Roc Thomas then ran for a short loss on first down, and Cousins hit Rudolph to set up a 3rd-and-5 for the Vikings at the Saints’ 49. Cousins then found Thielen for another ridiculous catch, picking up 14 and a first down for Minnesota.Cousins picked up a bad snap and ran for a short gain, and then hit Stefon Diggs all the way down to the 1-yard line! It then appeared that Cousins found Kyle Rudolph for a 1-yard touchdown https://www.minnesotavikingsshop.com/Andrew-Sendejo-Jersey , but it was ruled that Rudolph had gone out of bounds and didn’t re-establish himself before the catch. Cousins then threw one incomplete on third down, and the offense stayed on the field for fourth down. Cousins took the shotgun snap, rolled to his left, and hit Stefon Diggs right on the left sideline for a 1-yard touchdown! Dan Bailey drilled the extra point, and we were tied at 7-7.Bailey booted the ball away again, and Taysom Hill stayed in the end zone this time for a touchback, giving Brees and company the ball at their own 25. Linval Joseph flattened Alvin Kamara on a screen on the first play for a nice loss, and Jayron Kearse stopped Kamara on second down to set up third and long. The Saints couldn’t get to the sticks on third down, and Thomas Morstead came on for his first punt of the night. Marcus Sherels fielded the punt, and was stopped at the Minnesota 20-yard line.Thielen showed he could get it done on the ground, too, as he took a jet sweep for 15 yards and a first down on the first play of the drive. As we move to the second quarter of play, the Vikings are looking at 2nd-and-9 from their own 36-yard line.After one quarter of play at U.S. Bank Stadium, the Vikings and the Saints are tied at 7-7. Come on in and join us for the second quarter of play!