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10 Vikings-Eagles Numbers of Note: QBs Have 1 Combined INT

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota, the NFL's lone unbeaten team, got back to work on Monday in preparation for a Week 7 tilt in Philadelphia.

But the Vikings and Head Coach Mike Zimmer aren't anywhere near satisfied with their 5-0 record.

Players and coaches are treating the final 11 regular-season games as a new season, and as if the first five games now have no significance.

With a matchup against the Eagles (3-2) set for noon (CT) on Sunday, here are 10 numbers of note about the two teams:

1 — Number of combined interceptions this season between Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford and Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz; Bradford hasn't thrown a pick in 125 attempts while Wentz, the No. 2 overall pick in April's draft, has thrown one in 157 attempts.

12.6 — Number of points per game allowed by the Vikings through five games this season; Minnesota has given up just 63 points, which is 20 fewer than it allowed during the first five games of the 2015 season.

99.9 — Passer rating of Wentz through the first five games of his career; The rookie currently ranks eighth among all quarterbacks in overall passer rating, and Bradford ranks second in the league with a passer rating of 109.8. Wentz's passer rating in the fourth quarters of games is 70.5 (31st in the NFL), compared to 119.3 by Bradford (third).

(plus-) 11 — Turnover ratio for the Vikings, which ranks first in the NFL; Minnesota has forced 12 takeaways and has just one giveaway, on a fumble by the defense after recovering a fumble. Philadelphia is third in the league in the category at plus-6 with eight takeaways and two giveaways.

4.4 — Number of yards allowed per play by the Vikings defense, which  ranks first in the league; Philadelphia's defense gives up 5.55 yards per play, which ranks 17th.

4 — Number of players in Sunday's game who have recorded 4.0 sacks this season; Everson Griffen, Brian Robison and Danielle Hunter each have 4.0 sacks for the Vikings. Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has the same amount.

28.3 — Average starting field position after a kickoff for the Eagles offense, which ranks first in the NFL. The Vikings are second in the league with an average starting field position at the 27.5-yard line after kickoffs.


8 — Number of games Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson suited up for against the Vikings as a quarterback with Green Bay.; Pederson, who attempted a pass in just one of the eight games, saw his team go 3-5 against the Vikings. 

13 — Vikings punter Jeff Locke is tied for third in the NFL with 13 punts landed inside the 20-yard line and with 12 forced fair catches. Locke is averaging 43.6 yards per punt with a net average of 39.9 yards.

6 — Number of combined defensive or special teams touchdowns scored by the Vikings and Eagles this season; Philadelphia returned a kickoff and an interception for touchdowns last week. Marcus Sherels has a pair of punt returns for touchdowns for the Vikings.  Hunter has a fumble recovery for a score, and Eric Kendricks returned an interception for a touchdown.

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