EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings wrap up their preseason slate Thursday at home when they will take on the Dolphins at 7 p.m. (CT) at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Minnesota will then have an 11-day break before opening the season on Sept. 11 on Monday Night Football against New Orleans.
The Vikings rallied for a 32-31 win over the 49ers in their third preseason game and are 2-1 in the preseason.
Here’s a look at 10 numbers of note headed into the matchup:
58 — Length of Marshall Koehn’s field goal Sunday against San Francisco; the kick would have set a franchise record for longest field goal if it had happened in a regular season game.
8 — Number of first downs allowed by the Vikings first-team defense in the first half, all of which came through the air.
76 — Number of receiving yards for Vikings rookie wide receiver Stacy Coley against the 49ers. Coley leads all Minnesota receivers with nine catches for 160 yards in three preseason games.
108 — Length on kickoff return for a touchdown by Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon on Sunday against San Francisco.
61 — Number of games Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano spent as the Dolphins Head Coach from 2008-2011. Sparano’s Dolphins went 11-5 and won the AFC East in his first season.
14 — Number of plays on the game-winning scoring drive by the Vikings offense. Minnesota scored with no time remaining on the clock before winning on a 2-point conversion.
53 — Number of players the Vikings have to have on their roster by Saturday at 3 p.m. (CT).
8 — Number of sacks by Vikings defenders this preseason. Tashawn Bower has 2.0 sacks while Everson Griffen, Danielle Hunter, Eric Kendricks, Ifeadi Odenigbo, Jaleel Johnson and Will Sutton each have one.
0 — Number of interceptions throw by Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford this preseason.
1 — Number of all-time postseason meetings between the Vikings and Dolphins. Minnesota lost Super Bowl VIII to Miami by the score of 24-7.