Minnesota Vikings at a glance 10.13.13

October 12, 2013 

Minnesota Vikings

Coach: Leslie Frazier

Key Stats

4 Years since the Vikings have won following a bye week. Minnesota was off last week after its game against Pittsburgh in London.

31 Seasons the Vikings have played at the Metrodome. Beginning next year, the Vikings will play in the University of Minnesota’s stadium for two seasons before moving into their new stadium in 2016.

78 Distance, in yards, of Adrian Peterson’s touchdown run on the Vikings’ first offensive snap this season vs. Detroit. It was the longest run by a back on his first run of the season since the 1970 merger.

120.5 Sacks since 2004 for defensive end Jared Allen, the most in the NFL during that span. Allen, who broke a team record with 22 sacks in 2011, has 3.5 this season.

Starting Lineup


SE81 Jerome Simpson
LT75 Matt Kalil
LG74 Charlie Johnson
C65 John Sullivan
RG63 Brandon Fusco
RT71 Phil Loadholt
TE82 Kyle Rudolph
FL15 Greg Jennings
QB16 Matt Cassel
FB42 Jerome Felton
RB28 Adrian Peterson


LDE96 Brian Robison
DT93 Kevin Williams
NT98 Letroy Guion
RDE69 Jared Allen
SLB52 Chad Greenway
MLB50 Erin Henderson
WLB55 Marvin Mitchell
LCB21 Josh Robinson
RCB20 Chris Cook
SS33 Jamarca Sanford
FS22 Harrison Smith

Special Teams

K3 Blair Walsh
P12 Jeff Locke
LS46 Cullen Loeffler
H12 Jeff Locke
PR35 Marcus Sherels
KR84 Cordarrelle Patterson


QUESTIONABLE: TE Rhett Ellison (knee), K Blair Walsh (left hamstring). PROBABLE: CB Chris Cook (groin), RB Adrian Peterson (not injury related), QB Christian Ponder (rib), S Jamarca Sanford (hamstring), WR Joe Webb (illness), DT Kevin Williams (knee).


8At DetroitL 34-24
15At ChicagoL 31-30
22ClevelandL 31-27
29PittsburghW 34-27
21At N.Y. Giants8:40ESPN
27Green Bay8:30NBC
3At Dallas1FOX
17At Seattle4:25*FOX
24At Green Bay1*FOX
8At Baltimore1*FOX
22At Cincinnati1*FOX

NOTE: * Time subject to change.

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