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Vikings vs Colts Week Two Capsule

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (1-0) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-1)

SERIES

VIKINGS COLTS
SERIES LEADER   14-7-1
STREAKS 5 of past 8 Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Frazier: 0-0 Pagano: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 26-23 (OT) vs. Jaguars L 41-21 at Bears
LAST GAME 9/14/08: Colts 18 at Vikings 15. Indianapolis WR Anthony Gonzalez catches 9 passes for 137 yards as Colts score 18 unanswered points for comeback victory in Week 2.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/8/04: Colts 31, Vikings 28. Indianapolis QB Peyton Manning throws 4 TD passes, including 2 to TE Marcus Pollard, & K Mike Vanderjagt converts game-winning FG.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (Min.), 94 (Ind.). XM: 227 (Ind.). 

STATS

PASSING Ponder: 20-27-270-0-0-105.5 Luck (R): 23-45-309 (1C)-1-3-52.9
RUSHING Peterson: 17-84-4.9-2 (T1L) D. Brown: 9-48-5.3-1 (T3C)
RECEIVING Harvin: 6-84-14.0-0 Wayne: 9 (T2L)-135 (1L)-15.0-0
OFFENSE 389.0 356.0
TAKE/GIVE 0 -4
DEFENSE 355.0 428.0
SACKS C. Cook, Er. Henderson: 1 Mathis: 2 (T1C)
INTs Freeman (R): 1 (T1C)
PUNTING Kluwe: 48.4 McAfee: 51.4
KICKING Walsh (R): 14 (3C) (2/2 PAT; 4/4 FG) Vinatieri: 3 (3/3 PAT; 0/1 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: In 3 starts vs. AFC, QB CHRISTIAN PONDER has 862 pass yards (287.3 per game) & 5 TDs. Last week, reached 2,000 pass yards for career (2,123)…Since entering NFL in 2007, RB ADRIAN PETERSON leads league with 6,836 rush yards & 66 rush TDs. Last week, passed ROBERT SMITH (6,818) for most rush yards in franchise history. In last meeting vs. Ind., rushed for 160 yards. Since 2007, has 8 games with 160+ rush yards, most in NFL…WR-KR PERCY HARVIN has 20 catches for 313 yards (104.3 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3 vs. AFC. Scored rush, rec. & KR TD in 2010 & 2011, only player in NFL to accomplish feat. Is only player in NFL with KR-TD in each of previous 3 seasons (2009-11)…DE JARED ALLEN has 32 sacks in past 26, incl. 20.5 in past 15. Since entering NFL in 2004, has NFL-best 105 sacks. His 105 sacks are 2nd most by active player. CB ANTOINE WINFIELD had INT in last meeting. Has 4 INTs in career vs. Ind., his most vs. single opponent…Rookie K BLAIR WALSH had 4 FGs, incl. game-tying 55-yarder & game-winning 38-yarder in OT…COLTS: Club has 21-11 (.656) record at Lucas Oil Stadium…Colts have won 3 of past 4 vs. Vikings…QB ANDREW LUCK passed for 309 yards in NFL debut, 3rd-most among rookie QBs in season opener in NFL history…RB DONALD BROWN is averaging 5.1 yards per carry in past 4 against NFC. Had 18-yard rush TD last week. WR REGGIE WAYNE (11,843) needs 62 receiving yards to surpass HOFer MICHAEL IRVIN (11,904) for No. 20 on all-time receiving yards list. Posted 39th 100-yard receiving game of career last week. WR DONNIE AVERY had TD catch in Colts debut…Rookie TE COBY FLEENER (2nd round, No. 34) led NFL rookies in catches (6) & ranked 2nd in rec. yards (82) in Week 1…LB DWIGHT FREENEY has 102.5 career sacks, 3rd-most among active players (JOHN ABRAHAM, 113; JARED ALLEN, 105). Freeney has 3 sacks in 2 career games against Min. LB ROBERT MATHIS posted 18th career game with 2+ sacks last week…Rookie LB JERRELL FREEMAN (undrafted) had INT in NFL debut.


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