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10 Vikings-Giants Numbers of Note: Minnesota Leads NFL With 15 Sacks

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings will put their perfect 3-0 mark on the line against the New York Giants this week on Monday Night Football.

The Giants are 2-1 and suffered their first loss of the season on Sunday. New York lost in its most recent visit to Minnesota, a 49-17 Vikings win during Week 16 of the 2015 season.

Here's a look at 10 numbers of note headed into the prime-time matchup:

5 — Number of consecutive weekly regular season awards won by the Vikings. Minnesota has won the NFC Offensive, Defensive or Special Teams Player of the Week award each week dating back last season's game against the Giants; Everson Griffen (Week 17 last season and Week 3 this year), Eric Kendricks (Week 1), Stefon Diggs (Week 2) and Blair Walsh (Week 16) have all brought home hardware.

15 — Number of Vikings home wins on Monday Night Football; The Vikings have lost seven straight games and are 26-31 all-time on Monday night.

71 — Completion percentage for Giants quarterback Eli Manning this season, which ranks second in the NFL; Manning's career completion percentage is 59.5 percent.

14 — Number of interceptions Manning has thrown in eight games against the Vikings; He has five touchdowns and a passer rating of 54.8.

15 — Number of sacks for the Vikings this season, which leads the NFL; Griffen leads the team with 4.0 while Linval Joseph and Danielle Hunter each have 3.0. Brian Robison has 2.0, and Tom Johnson, Harrison Smith and Anthony Barr each have 1.0.

1,045 — Number of receiving yards for Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs through the first 16 games of his career; Diggs, the 20th wide receiver drafted in 2015, is second in yardage among all second-year players.

41 — Career interceptions for Vikings cornerback Terence Newman, including five all-time against the Giants, his second-most total against any team; Newman has picked off Washington nine times and is the active leader in interceptions (DeAngelo Hall has 43 but has been placed on injured reserve).

0 — Number of interceptions by the Giants defense this season; New York is one of two teams without a pick so far in 2016.

12 — Number of Vikings special teams touchdowns since 2011, the most in the league over that span; Marcus Sherels added to the total with a 54-yard punt return for a score Sunday in Carolina.

13.3 — Points per game allowed by the Vikings through three games this season, good for third in the league; Minnesota finished fifth in that category last season at 18.9 points per game. The Giants have scored and average of 21 points per game.

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