Atlanta Falcons at Minnesota Vikings on October 18, 2020

Minnesota Vikings vs Atlanta Falcons, Oct. 18, 2020

The Vikings are hosting the Falcons for the second consecutive season after opening 2019 against Atlanta.

WEEK 6 • SUN 10/18 • 12:00 PM CDT

Atlanta Falcons 0 - 2

0 - 2

Minnesota Vikings 0 - 2

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History: Minnesota Vikings vs Atlanta Falcons

  • All-Time Record: The Vikings are 20-11 against the Falcons, including 1-1 in playoff games. Minnesota is 12-4 when hosting Atlanta.
  • Series Notes: Two of Minnesota's past four wins against Atlanta have involved overcoming deficits at the start of the fourth quarter.
  • Current Streak: The Vikings have won four in a row, dating to 2014.
  • Last time in Minnesota (2019): The Vikings defeated the Falcons 28-12.

Facts to Know

Atlanta Falcons

  • Head Coach Dan Quinn is 43-37 through five seasons with Atlanta.
  • Quarterback Matt Ryan
  • The Falcons aired it out more than any other team in 2019, attempting an NFL-high 684 passes. The Vikings only attempted 466 passes last season (30th in the NFL).

Minnesota Vikings

  • Head Coach: Mike Zimmer
  • Quarterback: Kirk Cousins
  • Linebacker Eric Wilson's blocked punt (and recovery) marked the first time a Minnesota team had ever blocked a punt in a Week 1 game.

View images of games between the Vikings and Falcons through the years.