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10 Vikings-Ravens Numbers of Note: Adam Thielen a Model of Consistency in 2017

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings are aiming for their third consecutive win Sunday afternoon when they play host to the Ravens at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Minnesota is 4-2 after getting a win against Green Bay in last Sunday's Border Battle. Baltimore is 3-3 after falling to the Bears at home in overtime on Sunday.

The Vikings and Ravens haven't met since the 2013 season.

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

6 — Number of games with at least five catches for Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen in 2017; Thielen, who leads the NFC with 489 receiving yards, is the only player in the NFL with at least five receptions in every game this season.

5 — Number of all-time meetings between Minnesota and Baltimore; that's the second-fewest times the Vikings have played any team. Minnesota has only played the Houston Texans four times.

25.0 — Rate that Minnesota's defense has allowed opponents to convert third downs this season; The Vikings lead the league in the category and have allowed 18 conversions on 72 attempts. Baltimore has converted 34.6 percent of its third downs, which ranks 28th in the NFL. 

3 — Number of interceptions this season for Vikings safety Harrison Smith, who has two picks in his past two games; Smith's career high for a season is five interceptions back in 2015. The Ravens are the only non-Vikings NFL team that Smith is yet to play.

7.0 — Number of sacks this season for Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen, which ranks fourth in the NFL; He has at least one sack in all six games this season.

1 — Number of rushing touchdowns allowed by Minnesota's defense through five games; The Vikings rank second in the NFL in that stat behind Denver, which has not allowed a rushing touchdown.

27 — Length of Jerick McKinnon's touchdown catch in Sunday's win over Green Bay; The score was the longest touchdown reception of McKinnon's career.

9 — Number of sacks allowed by Minnesota's offensive line in 2017; The Vikings are tied for sixth in that stat and are one of seven teams to have not allowed double-digit sacks this season.

20 — Number of 20-plus yard plays for the Vikings offense in 2017, which ranks second in the NFL; Minnesota has seven rushes of 20 or more yards, and 23 pass plays of 20-plus yards.

12 — Number of punts by Vikings punter Ryan Quigley that have ended up inside the 20-yard line; Quigley's total is the third-most in the NFL.

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