Vikings fast facts

 

Posted: Sept. 21, 2010 4:30 p.m. CT

Head Coach Brad Childress is 7-1 against the Lions.

 

The Vikings have won 12 straight home games against Detroit at Mall of America Field dating back to 1997 and 18 of the last 20 games between the teams overall in the past 10 years.

 

With two touchdown passes, QB Brett Favre will become the first player in NFL history to throw for 500 TDs.  If he passes for 275 yards, he will become the first player to reach 70,000 passing yards.

 

The Vikings defense has given up just three offensive touchdowns through the first two games.

 

The team has allowed only 21 offensive points, tied for the 4th-lowest in the NFL.

 

RB Adrian Peterson‘s 232 rushing yards currently ranks 3rd in the NFL.

 

The Vikings will sell out Mall of America Field for the 130th consecutive game (preseason, regular season, postseason), dating back to the beginning of the 1998 season.