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10 Vikings-Chiefs Numbers of Note: 3 points allowed in 4 first quarters

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

The Vikings (2-2) return to action with 12 games remaining on their schedule by hosting the Chiefs (1-4), who have three loses against teams that have not lost this season. Here's a look at 10 numbers of note:

0.8 — yards allowed per opponent punt return this season by Minnesota (four yards on five returns); the Chiefs have averaged 7.7 yards per punt return (131 yards on 17 returns by De'Anthony Thomas); Vikings punter Jeff Locke has netted 41.4 per punt (11th highest in NFL) and placed nine of his 16 punts inside opponents' 20-yard line

3 — points allowed by the Vikings in all four first quarters combined this season; the Chiefs have allowed 37 in five first quarters

plus-4 — turnover margin for the Vikings, which is tied for ninth in the NFL thanks to eight takeaways (four interceptions, four fumble recoveries) against four giveaways; the Chiefs are minus-3 (due to seven giveaways (four fumbles lost, three interceptions) against three takeaways

18.3 —points allowed per game by the Vikings, which is sixth fewest in the NFL; the Chiefs have allowed 28.6 points per game, which is tied for 29th* *

46.2 — percentage of touchdowns allowed by the Vikings when an opponent has reached the Minnesota 20-yard line (six scores out of 13 trips), which ranks seventh stingiest in the NFL; the Chiefs rank last in the league in the category with an opponent TD rate of 77.8 percent when driving inside the Kansas City 20 (14 times on 18 trips)

91.8 — passer rating for Teddy Bridgewater on third downs this season; the second-year pro is 23-of-34 passing (67.6 percent complete) for 272 yards (8 yards per attempt); Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has a rating of 76.0 on third downs; Smith is 27-of-44 passing (61.4 percent complete) for 261 yards (5.9 yards per attempt)

98.6 — the grade that Harrison Smith has received from the thermometer of analytics site Pro Football Focus so far this season, which is best among all safeties; Smith is followed by New England's Devin McCourty (92.9) and Kansas City's Eric Berry (91.9)

136.5 — average rushing yards per game by the Vikings, which ranks second in the NFL, thanks to an average of 93 yards per game by Adrian Peterson, who has had back-to-back games with a 40-yard TD run; the Chiefs have allowed an average of 98.6 rushing yards per game, which ranks 13th

232.3 — passing yards allowed per game by the Vikings, which ranks 12th in the NFL; the Chiefs have allowed 284.6 passing yards per game (27th in NFL)

541 — yards from scrimmage by Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, who suffered a season-ending torn ACL Sunday against Chicago; Charles' yardage total accounted for 31.5 percent of Kansas City's 1,718 net yards

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