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Updated: October 6th, 2013 4:54pm
Daunte Culpepper has his 2004 touchdowns record fall to Peyton Manning

Daunte Culpepper has his 2004 touchdowns record fall to Peyton Manning

by Derek Wetmore
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Former Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper had his name bumped from the record books Sunday.

Entering the weekend, Culpepper had thrown more touchdowns (18) through his team's first five games than any quarterback in NFL history, according to ESPN Stats and Info.

Enter, Peyton Manning.

Manning, in the midst of a season for the ages, threw his 19th touchdown midway through the first half Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. At the time he connected with tight end Julius Thomas for the record-breaking score, Manning still had not thrown an interception on the season.


And then, later in the first half.


Manning later rushed for a touchdown on a play-action bootleg to the left. It was Manning's first rushing touchdown since 2008.

In Culppeper's 2004 campaign, he finished the season with 39 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, a touchdown rate of 7.1 percent and a 2.0 interception rate. Culppeper completed 69.2 percent of his passes for 4,717 yards.

Randy Moss led that team in touchdown receptions, with 13. Onterrio Smith was the leading rusher, with 544 yards and two touchdowns. 

Derek Wetmore is the senior editor for 1500ESPN.com. His previous stops include MLB.com and the Minnesota Daily.
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