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10 Vikings-Lions Numbers of Note: 102 Pass Attempts Without a Sack of Keenum

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings continued their winning ways this past weekend, getting a 24-7 victory over the Rams to notch their sixth straight victory.

Minnesota is tied with New England for the second-longest win streak in the NFL. (Philadelphia and New Orleans have eight straight wins). 

The Vikings will meet the Lions on Thanksgiving Day for the second straight season. The holiday tilt kicks off at 11:30 a.m. (CT) on Thursday.

The Lions are 6-4 after beating the Bears on Sunday. Detroit has won three straight games.

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

1 — Ranking for the Vikings defense in third-down percentage; Opponents have converted on 36 of 126 attempts (28.6 percent). Detroit's offense ranks 15th at 39 percent (53 of 134 attempts).

7 — Minnesota has played seven games on Thanksgiving Day and is 5-2 in franchise history. The Lions, who play on Thanksgiving each season, are 36-38-2 all-time on the holiday.

102 — Consecutive pass attempts by Vikings quarterback Case Keenum without being sacked, which is a franchise record; Fran Tarkenton set the previous mark at 98 pass attempts in 1972.

3 — Eric Kendricks has 3.0 of his 7.5 career sacks against the Lions. The Vikings linebacker recorded one in the teams' Week 4 matchup earlier this season. 

10 — Minnesota's defense has only allowed 10 rushes of 10-plus yards in 2017, the fewest total in the league. The Lions have 27 rushes of 10-plus yards this season.

0 — The Lions haven't lost in the month of November over the past two seasons. Detroit is 3-0 so far in 2017 and was 3-0 last season, which includes two wins over the Vikings.

916 — Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen ranks second in the NFL with 916 receiving yards and has six games with 90-plus yards in 2017. Thielen set a career high in receiving yards with 967 last season. 

2 — Detroit's Jamal Agnew leads the league with a pair of punt returns for touchdowns. The Vikings have not given up a punt return longer than 14 yards this season. 

89 — Points scored by both Vikings kicker Kai Forbath and Lions kicker Matt Prater this season, which is tied for the sixth-most in the NFL. Forbath has made 23 field goals and 20 extra points; Prater has made 21 field goals and 26 extra points.

6 — Minnesota's six-game win streak is the franchise's longest since the first six games of the 2009 season. The Vikings had five-game win streaks in each of the past two seasons (2015 and 2016).

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