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10 Vikings-Redskins Numbers of Note

Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and Commanders.

4 — number of games in NFL history that have been decided in overtime by a fumble return for a touchdown; rookie Anthony Barr made the Vikings the latest team to win in such fashion when he forced and recovered a fumble he returned 27 yards for the decisive TD against Tampa (**click here to vote for Barr**for Pepsi Rookie of the Week); a linebacker also provided the play the other three times: San Francisco's Tully Banta-Cain vs. Arizona in 2007; Denver's Glenn Cadrez vs. Seattle in 1999; Baltimore Colt Johnie Cooks vs. New England in 1983

6 — total number of quarterbacks to start at least one game for the Vikings and Redskins this season: for Minnesota (Teddy Bridgewater, 4; Matt Cassel, 3; Christian Ponder, 1); for Washington (Robert Griffin III, 2; Kirk Cousins, 5; Colt McCoy, 1); an injury to Cassel elevated Bridgewater, who suffered an ankle injury in his starting debut; Bridgewater returned after missing one game; Griffin was injured in Week 2, McCoy replaced Cousins to open the second half in Week 7

11 — NFL ranking for Minnesota's rushing yards per game (121.8), which is helped by the Vikings 4.6 yards per rush attempt, which ranks sixth in the league; Washington's defense ranks 15th in rushing yards allowed per game (111.1) and 17th in rushing yards per play (4.2)  

16 — giveaways by Washington this season, including 10 interceptions and six fumbles lost; the Redskins have eight takeaways (three interceptions, five fumble recoveries) for a turnover margin of minus-8, which ranks 30th in the NFL; the Vikings are tied with for 19th with a turnover margin of minus-1; Minnesota has 11 takeaways (seven interceptions, four fumble recoveries) and 12 giveaways (11 interceptions, 1 fumble lost)

23.7 (and 25.7) — average starting position on kickoffs by the Vikings and average starting position on kickoffs by Redskins opponents this season; Minnesota ranks fourth in the NFL as a receiving team in the category, and Washington ranks last as a kicking team; Cordarrelle Patterson has averaged 24.7 yards on 19 kickoff returns for 470 yards; the average starting position for Minnesota's opponents is the 20; Blair Walsh has kicked the ball into the end zone 31 times on 34 qualifying kickoffs, resulting in 27 touchbacks

25 — sacks by Vikings defensive players this season, including eight by Everson Griffen to rank third in the NFL and tie the fifth-year pro's career high, which is tied for second most in the NFL (**click here to vote for Griffen**for the Pro Bowl); Tom Johnson has a career-high five; Barr has three, Sharrif Floyd has a career-high three, Linval Joseph has 2.5, Brian Robison has 1.5, Jasper Brinkley has one and Harrison Smith has one this season; the Redskins have allowed 17 sacks this season, including six in the past two games; the Vikings have recorded 15 sacks in the past three games and rank second in the league in sacks per opponent

View exclusive images shot by the team photographer from the 8th game of 2014 as the Vikings took on the Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium.

29.0 — percentage of times the Vikings have held opponents to a three-and-out on offense this season (27 times on 93 possessions), which ranks fourth in the NFL and includes five (all in a row) of 12 (41.7 percent) three-and-outs that Minnesota forced by Tampa Bay

85.7 — completion percentage for McCoy since replacing Cousins to open the second half against Tennessee in Week 7; McCoy finished that game 11-for-12 passing for 128 yards that included a 70-yard TD on a catch-and-run by Pierre Garcon on McCoy's first attempt; McCoy went 25-for-30 for 299 yards at Dallas Monday; Vikings opponents have completed 67.2 percent of their passes this season

323.8 — yards per game allowed by the Vikings this season, which is eighth best in the NFL and fourth best in the NFC; the Redskins are averaging 391.9 yards of offense per game, which ranks seventh in the league and fourth in the conference

392 — rushing yards for Jerick McKinnon, which leads all rookies and the Vikings; McKinnon ranks fourth in the NFL among qualifying RBs with a per carry average of 5.15 yards and has burst loose for a rush of 28 or more yards in consecutive games; he also has 17 receptions for 92 yards

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