Chiefs-Vikings Postgame Notes

Posted Oct 2, 2011

Starting Streaks: C Casey Wiegmann started his 163rd-consecutive game dating back to a contest vs. the N.Y. Giants (9/23/01). Wiegmann has now participated in 10,363 consecutive snaps. CB Brandon Carr has started 52 consecutive games to start his career, the second-longest streak by a Chiefs player to begin their career.

Forcing Turnovers: CB Brandon Carr intercepted a QB Donovan McNabb pass. It was Carr’s first interception of the season and the fifth of his career.

Sack Stats: LB Tamba Hali recorded 2.0 sacks (-12.0 yards) of McNabb. He now has 4.0 sacks on the season and 45.5 sacks in his career, bypassing DE Eric Hicks (44.5) for the fifth-most in team history. It marked his 10th-career multi-sack game.

Long-Distance Field Goal: K Ryan Succop had a 51-yard field goal and a career-long 54-yard field goal. His two 50-yard field goals tied for the highest single-game total in Chiefs history. Succop now has five career 50 yard field goals in his career, tying K Pete Stoyanovich for the fourth-most in Chiefs history. Succop booted a career-high five field goals, tying both K Jan Stenerud and K Nick Lowery for the most field goals made in a single game in Chiefs history. Succop had a career-high 15 points.

At the Half: Kansas City held a 9-7 lead at halftime, marking the first time Minnesota had trailed at the half in 2011.

Cassel and Bowe’s Day: QB Matt Cassel finished with a 102.7 passer rating. It was the second-consecutive game he finished with a 100.0 QB rating and the 14th of his career. WR Dwayne Bowe recorded 107 receiving yards, his second 100-yard receiving game of the season and the 12th of his career. Those 12 100-yard receiving games tie for the fifth-most in team history. He caught a 52-yard TD pass from Cassel in the fourth quarter, the Chiefs longest play in 2011.

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