49ers at Vikings

San Francisco 49ers at Minnesota Vikings August 20, 2022

The Vikings and 49ers will meet for a preseason game after participating in two joint training camp practices at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center.

PRESEASON WEEK 2 • SAT 08/20 • 6:00 PM CDT

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History: San Francisco 49ers at Minnesota Vikings

  • All-Time Record: The Vikings are 23-25-1 (includes 1-5 in playoffs) against the 49ers. Minnesota's home record against San Francisco is 15-9 (includes 0-1 in playoffs).
  • Series Notes: The Vikings and 49ers met three times in the postseason between 1988 and 1990
  • Current Streak: The Vikings have lost the past two matchups, including a Divisional Round playoff game in January 2020.
  • Last time in Minnesota: Vikings won 24-16 on Sept. 9, 2019

Facts to Know

San Francisco 49ers

  • After starting Jimmy Garoppolo 15 games in 2021, the 49ers could be ready to pivot to Trey Lance, their 2021 draft pick out of North Dakota State and a native of Marshall, Minnesota.
  • WR Deebo Samuel led San Francisco last season with 77 catches for 1,405 yards. His six receiving touchdowns tied with tight end George Kittle. Samuel also contributed 59 rushes for 365 yards and eight rushing touchdowns.
  • The 49ers ranked No. 1 in the NFL in passing yards per play with 8.2.

Minnesota Vikings

  • S Harrison Smith has recorded two career interceptions against the 49ers, which is the most he's notched against any non-division opponent. He also has a sack, 34 total tackles, four passes defensed and a forced fumble.
  • RB Kene Nwangwu returned a kickoff 99 yards for his second career touchdown in the Vikings-49ers game last season.
  • WR Adam Thielen scored twice at San Francisco last season for his final two receiving touchdowns of 2021 before suffering an injury at Detroit.