MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Michael Vick is revolutionizing quarterback play in the NFL. Just ask the Minnesota Vikings.
Vick ran for a career-high 173 yards on 10 carries, including the winning 46-yard touchdown run in overtime, to lead the Atlanta Falcons to a 30-24 victory over the Vikings on Sunday.
Vick's yardage was the most by a quarterback since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger. The previous mark was 127 yards, set by Chicago's Bobby Douglass in 1972.
Vick accounted for 346 of Atlanta's 379 yards.
"He's changed the game," Minnesota linebacker Henri Crockett said. "There are going to be no more pocket passers anymore."
On a day when he was having trouble finding the mark in the passing game -- 11-for-28 for 173 yards, one touchdown and one interception -- Vick took to the ground to beat the Vikings.
He broke off dazzling scoring runs of 28 yards and the 46-yard winner in which he ran around and through the 29th-ranked defense in the league. In doing so, he dwarfed another quarterback known for his mobility -- Minnesota's Daunte Culpepper.
"(Culpepper) is going to be a great one," Vick said. "I like when the opposing team has great players. I want to go out and show them up a little bit."
Notes: Minnesota's rookie left tackle, Bryant McKinnie, missed two series in the second quarter and another in the third with an upset stomach. He was doubled over a trash can next to the bench on two occasions. ... LB John Holecek, Atlanta's second-leading tackler, missed the game with a broken arm. ... Falcons running back Warrick Dunn left in the second quarter with a sprained right ankle and didn't return.
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