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10 Vikings-Titans Numbers of Note: 1,485 Rushing Yards by Peterson & by Titans

The Vikings will visit the Titans to open the 2016 regular season at noon (CT) on Sunday.

Here's a look at seven numbers of note about the two teams based on last season:

1,485 — number of rushing yards by Adrian Peterson to lead the NFL in the category in 2015; Peterson won his third rushing title and equaled the net rushing total by the Titans

157.9 — rating by Shaun Hill in his only game against Tennessee; Hill stepped in for Matthew Stafford, down by 14 with 1:16 to go, and led a furious Lions comeback by going 10-of-13 passing for 172 yards with two touchdowns to force overtime

5 — number of teams that Sam Bradford hasn't played; Bradford started all 63 games he played in his first six seasons, but hasn't gone against Tennessee, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh or Los Angeles (St. Louis)

2/0 and 1/3 — Vikings defenders recorded two interception returns for touchdowns in 2015: a 91-yarder by Chad Greenway and a 35-yarder by Harrison Smith; Minnesota's offense didn't allow a pick six; the Titans recorded one interception return for a touchdown and suffered three last season

94 — receptions by Titans tight end Delanie Walker in 2015, which accounted for 27.5 percent of all Titans receptions; Stefon Diggs, who led the Vikings with 52 catches, accounted for 17.7 percent of all Vikings receptions

11 and minus-85 — the Vikings were plus-11 in cumulative scoring in first halves of 2015, posting 167 points and allowing 156; the Titans were minus-85 in the same spans, scoring 138 and allowing 223

47 and 48.5 —career sack totals, respectively, for Titans OLB Brian Orakpo (going into eighth season) and Vikings DE Brian Robison (going into 10th season); both were teammates on Texas' national championship team

Here are three more numbers of note from the teams' 2016 preseasons:


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


13 — total points by Vikings and opponents in first quarters of four preseason games; the Titans and their opponents combined for 58 points in first quarters

288 —yards rushing by the Titans in their preseason opener against the Chargers; Tennessee totaled 644 yards rushing on 120 carries during its exhibition slate; the Vikings totaled 334 rushing yards on 113 attempts while resting Peterson again this preseason

7 — interceptions recorded by Vikings players this preseason, including two apiece by former Clemson teammates Jayron Kearse and Mackensie Alexander; the Titans recorded five this preseason, including two by rookie Kevin Byard

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