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10 Vikings-Buccaneers Numbers of Note

Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and the Buccaneers.

7 — sacks this season by Everson Griffen, which is tied for second most in the NFL; the Vikings fourth-round pick of the 2010 NFL Draft tied a career high with three sacks against the Bills and is one shy of matching his best career total in a season (eight in 2012)

9 — sacks this season recorded by Tampa Bay's entire team; Michael Johnson and Gerald McCoy are tied for the Buccaneers lead with two sacks each this season

15 — career field goals of 50 or more yards by Blair Walsh, which is a Vikings all-time record and is tied for the most in the NFL with Phil Dawson since 2012 when Walsh entered the league  

32 — ranking of Tampa Bay's pass defense and overall defense, based on yards allowed, and scoring defense this season; the Buccaneers are allowing 294.5 yards through the air, 422.8 total yards per game and have surrendered 204 points in six games (34 points allowed per game)

49.4 — conversion rate teams have had on third downs (38-for-77) against Tampa Bay this season; Minnesota has converted 32 of 96 third downs (33.3 percent) and allowed 37 conversions on 92 third downs (40.2 percent) this season

53 — number of times the Vikings and Buccaneers have met, with Minnesota holding a 31-22 record in the series with the former NFC Central Division mates (Tampa Bay was in the Central from 1977-2001)

63.2 — rate at which the Bucs have scored touchdowns on red zone possessions, and rate at which Vikings opponents have scored touchdowns on red zone possessions this season (12 TDs on 19 trips); Tampa Bay has the ninth-best TD percentage after moving the ball inside the 20 this season; Minnesota's defensive rate on such situations ranks 23rd

86.2 — passer rating for second-year QB Mike Glennon in three starts plus his relief effort of Josh McCown, who suffered a thumb injury on his throwing hand in Week 3 at Atlanta; Glennon has completed 81 of 142 passes for 986 yards with seven touchdowns and three interceptions; Tampa media reported that McCown returned to practice Monday, but a decision on this week's starter has not been declared by the Buccaneers

120 — points scored by the Vikings (seven games) and Buccaneers (six games) this season  

302 — rushing yards by rookie Jerick McKinnon in the past four games, which is the fifth most in the NFL during that span; McKinnon has averaged 5.49 yards per carry on 55 attempts that include a 29-yard gain on the opening play of the second half Sunday at Buffalo; he is helping Minnesota rank 10th in the league in rushing yards per game (125.3)

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