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10 Vikings-Lions Numbers of Note

1 — NFL ranking that Detroit has in yards allowed per game (282.4) this season; the Lions are also tied for the league lead in first downs allowed per game (17.2)

3 — interceptions by Harrison Smith this season, which is tied for the league lead; Smith has recorded interceptions in each of the past two games but is dealing with an ankle injury he suffered against Green Bay

6 — number of field goals from the 40-to-49-yard range that have been missed by Lions kickers this season; Detroit released Nate Freese (0-for-4) on Sept. 22 and Alex Henery (0-for-2) Oct. 6

15 — number of times that Minnesota has defeated Detroit in its past 16 home games against the Lions

17 — times that Matthew Stafford has been sacked this season; the Lions have the second worst sacks-per-pass attempt rate (9.50 percent) in the league

33:30 — average time of possession by Detroit through five games in 2014, which is the fourth-most in the league

50 — yards gained by receiver Cordarrelle Patterson on an end around TD run against Detroit in the 2013 and Mall of America Field finale; Patterson has four career rushing TDs, the most ever by a Vikings WR

101 — total points scored by the Vikings this season; the Lions have scored 99 in 2014

105 — previous meetings between the Vikings and Lions; Minnesota leads the series 69-34-2

806 — career receiving yards by Greg Jennings in 13 previous games against Detroit

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