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10 Vikings-Seahawks Numbers of Note: Vikings RBs Lead NFL in Scrimmage Yards

EAGAN, Minn. — It’s time for the final dress rehearsal.

The Vikings will host the Seahawks on Friday, and the starters for both sides are expected to play into the third quarter in the most important preseason game.

Kickoff is at 7 p.m. (CT) at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Minnesota has split its first two preseason contests. Seattle lost to Indianapolis and the Los Angeles Chargers in its first two preseason games.

Here’s a look at 10 numbers of note heading into Friday’s matchup:

403 — Vikings running backs lead players at their position in yards from scrimmage in the preseason with 403. Rookie Roc Thomas leads the Vikings with 168 yards from scrimmage, while fellow rookie Mike Boone has 135.

6 — Minnesota racked up half a dozen sacks Saturday against Jacksonville. Ifeadi Odenigbo had a pair of sacks while Danielle Hunter, Eric Wilson and Anthony Harris each had one. Stephen Weatherly and Ben Gedeon split a sack.

7 — Vikings kicker Daniel Carlson has hit all seven of his kicks in the preseason. He has made all five extra points and a pair of field goals, including a 57-yard attempt.

17 — Only 17 players on the Vikings current roster were on the team when Minnesota and Seattle met in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs in January of 2016.

65 — Russell Wilson has been Seattle’s starter for the past six seasons, and has a record of 65-30-1. He has completed 17 of 26 passes for 236 yards and a touchdown in two preseason contests.

2 — Minnesota and Seattle have each won two division titles over the past four seasons. The Vikings won the NFC North in 2015 and 2017, while the Seahawks won the NFC West in 2014 and 2016.

1 — Vikings safety Harrison Smith had an interception in the second preseason game. The All-Pro led the Vikings, and tied his career high, with five interceptions in 2017.

3 — This is the third straight year for the Vikings and Seahawks to meet in the preseason. Minnesota traveled to Seattle in 2016 and 2017, and the teams split those games.

0 — The Vikings offense was 0-for-12 on third down against the Jaguars on Saturday. Minnesota faced third-and-8 or longer on eight of those plays.

107 The teams will meet Friday in the preseason, then meet again 107 days later as the Vikings travel to Seattle for a Week 14 matchup on ESPN’s Monday Night Football.

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