EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings will renew their longstanding rivalry with the Bears on Sunday afternoon, with a Minnesota win getting the Vikings into the playoffs.
Minnesota currently sits at 8-6-1 and will be a Wild Card team if they win at U.S. Bank Stadium.
The Vikings will be the fifth seed if they win and Seattle loses to Arizona. If the Vikings and Seahawks both win, Minnesota will be the No. 6 seed.
Minnesota can also get into the postseason with a Philadelphia loss or tie.
Chicago is 11-4 and has already clinched the NFC North. The Bears will be the No. 3 seed if they lose, but can claim a first-round bye if they win and the Rams lose.
Sunday's game between Minnesota and Chicago was flexed to 3:25 p.m. (CT). Seattle, Philadelphia and Los Angeles will play their respective games at the same time.
Here's a look at 10 numbers of note heading into Sunday's matchup:
30 — If the Vikings win Sunday and clinch a spot in the postseason, they will make their 30th overall playoff appearance in franchise history (58 seasons).
10 — Minnesota's defense has allowed only 10 touchdown drives at home in 2018, which is tied with Tennessee for the fewest this season.
100 — Vikings running back Dalvin Cook has recorded back-to-back games with at least 100 yards from scrimmage for the first time in his career. He has totaled 271 yards (209 rushing, 62 receiving) in wins over Miami and Detroit.
122 — Kyle Rudolph had a career-high 122 receiving yards Sunday against the Lions. The Vikings tight end also had a multi-touchdown game for the third time in his career.
0 — The Vikings allowed no touchdowns (and just six field goals) in a season sweep of the Lions in 2018. Detroit had 432 combined yards of offense in those two games and converted just eight of 31 third-down tries.
5 — Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has just five touchdown passes on the road in 2018. He has 24 touchdown passes all season. Trubisky has the fewest road touchdowns (and is the only one in single digits) among quarterbacks who have 24 or more touchdowns throws.
60 — The Vikings are 60-53-2 all-time against the Bears. Minnesota has been strong at home, winning six straight against Chicago, including the only two meetings at U.S. Bank Stadium.
2 — Vikings safety Anthony Harris had a pair of interceptions against the Bears in Week 11. The performance was Harris' first multi-interception game of his career.
1; 6 and 2 — Adam Thielen needs one touchdown catch and Stefon Diggs needs six catches and two touchdown catches to become the first pair of receiver teammates in NFL history to have at least 100 catches and 10 touchdowns in the same season.
6 — The Bears lead the league with six defensive touchdowns, including a pick-six against the Vikings in Week 11 at Soldier Field.