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10 Vikings Bye Week Numbers of Note

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0 — net turnover differential for the Vikings through nine games (tied for 15th in the NFL); Minnesota's turnover ratio had fallen to minus-5 after the Detroit game, but the Vikings forced four (and committed two) at Buffalo, and have forced a total of three (while committing none) in the past two games; the Vikings haven't turned the ball over a single time in any of their four wins, but had a total of 12 giveaways in four of their five losses

3 — come-from-behind wins in five starts for rookie Teddy Bridgewater, who has already set a franchise record for victories by a rookie starting quarterback (Fran Tarkenton and Christian Ponder each had two in their first seasons); Bridgewater's latest clutch drive led to a nomination for the GMC "Never Say Never Moment of Week 9" (**click here to vote for Bridgewater**); his 83.3 passer rating in the fourth quarter is 23rd in the NFL and the second-best number among rookies

4 — ranking for Minnesota's pass defense (213.6 net passing yards allowed per game); the yardage allowed is 30.3 yards less than the NFL average and 73.8 less than what the Vikings allowed per game in 2013; success against the pass has helped Minnesota rank ninth in overall net yards allowed in 2014 (326.3 per game)

9.0 — sacks this season for Everson Griffen, who through the first nine games has passed his previous high total for a season (8.0 in 2012); Griffen, the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October, has recorded at least 1.0 sack in each of the past five games, and his all-around play at defensive end has teammates responding to questions from media that he deserves a Pro Bowl nod; **click here to vote for Griffen and other Vikings for the 2015 Pro Bowl**

10 — ranking for Minnesota's defense on third downs; the Vikings have allowed conversions on 44 of the 117 (37.6 percent) third downs opponents have faced this season; in the past four games, the Vikings have limited opponents to 24 percent (12-for-50)

35 — team-leading number of catches by Greg Jennings, who also leads the Vikings in receiving yards (459) and receiving TDs (two); of the 35 grabs, 23 (65.7 percent) have resulted in first downs

44 — points so far this season for Matt Asiata to match his jersey number; Asiata has six rushing touchdowns (three each against Atlanta and Washington), a receiving touchdown and powered through for a two-point conversion after delivering the decisive score against the Redskins; he ranks 10th in the NFL in scoring among non-kickers

64 — touchdown rate for Vikings opponents on possessions that make it inside the 20 (16 TDs on 25 trips), which ranks 25th in the NFL; other NFC North teams percentages in the category are 51.7 for Green Bay (eighth), 52.4 for Detroit (tied for ninth) and 52.8 for Chicago (11th); Minnesota limited Washington to 60 percent (three TDs on five trips) Sunday

171 (and 172) — first downs gained and first downs allowed, respectively, by Minnesota this season; the NFL average for first downs gained/allowed so far this season is 172.8

446 — rushing yards for Jerick McKinnon through nine games, which is tied for 13th-most in the NFL and is the most by a rookie; McKinnon is averaging 5.0 yards on 90 carries

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