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10 Vikings-Seahawks Numbers of Note: Cousins, Wilson Have Top Passer Ratings

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings rested up over the weekend, and they now have a pivotal clash with the Seahawks on the horizon.

Minnesota currently sits at 8-3, which is tied for the best record in the NFC North, although Green Bay has the tiebreaker.

Seattle is 9-2 and in second place in the NFC West behind San Francisco (10-1).

The Week 13 game between the teams will be on Monday Night Football. Kickoff is at 7:15 p.m. (CT) from Seattle.

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Here's a look at 10 numbers of note heading into Monday's matchup:

3 — Vikings running back Dalvin Cook is one of three running backs to have reached 1,000 rushing yards so far in 2019. Cook ranks third in the NFL with 1,017 rushing yards.

84 — Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson ranks second in the NFL with 84 regular-season wins (behind Tom Brady's 93) since the start of the 2012 season. Wilson is 47-14 at home as a starter in that time span.

20 — According to Next Gen Stats, Cook leads all NFL running backs with six occurrences of reaching 20-plus miles per hour as a ball carrier throughout the 2019 season.

5 The Vikings have lost five straight games to the Seahawks, including the postseason. Minnesota's offense has averaged 12.6 points per game during the losing streak.

114.8 — Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has a passer rating of 114.8 this season, which leads the NFL. Wilson ranks second in the league at 112.1.

10 — Minnesota is one of five teams with a top-10 unit in both scoring offense and scoring defense. San Francisco, Baltimore, New England and Dallas are the other four. The five teams have a combined record of 43-12.

2.98 — According to Next Gen Stats, Cousins ranks second in the NFL with an average of 2.98 seconds to throw per pass attempt. Cousins has 21 touchdowns and just three interceptions in 2019.

3 — The Vikings offense ranks third in the NFL with a red-zone percentage of 66.67. Minnesota has scored touchdowns on 26 of 39 trips inside the 20-yard line.

6 — Despite playing just 353 of 730 offensive snaps (48.36 percent) so far in 2019, Adam Thielen still leads the Vikings with six touchdown catches. Stefon Diggs and Kyle Rudolph have five apiece.

7 — The Vikings rank seventh in field goal percentage at 88.24 percent. Dan Bailey has made 15 of 17 field goals so far in 2019.


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