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Lions vs Vikings Week 10 Capsule

DETROIT LIONS (4-4) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (5-4)

SERIES

LIONS VIKINGS
SERIES LEADER   67-33-2
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Schwartz: 3-4 Frazier: 1-3
LAST WEEK W 31-14 at Jaguars L 30-20 at Seahawks
LAST GAME 9/30/12: Vikings 20 at Lions 13. Minnesota WR-KR Percy Harvin records 105-yard KR-TD & CB-PR Marcus Sherels adds 77-yard PR-TD as Vikings earn division win.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/25/11: Lions 26, Vikings 23 (OT). Detroit K Jason Hanson kicks game-winning 32-yard FG in OT as Lions erase 20-point halftime deficit in comeback victory.
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Dick Stockton, John Lynch, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 112 (Det.), 138 (Min.). XM: 225 (Min.). 

STATS

PASSING Stafford: 220-346-2,393-8-7-83.2 Ponder: 182-284-1,806-10-8-82.0
RUSHING Leshoure: 92-375-4.1-4 Peterson: 168-957 (1L)-5.7-6 (T3L)
RECEIVING Johnson: 48-767 (3L)-16.0-1 Harvin: 62 (1L)-677-10.9-3
OFFENSE 410.9 (1C) 334.0
TAKE/GIVE -2 -6
DEFENSE 320.5 337.7
SACKS Avril: 4.5 Allen: 7.5
INTs 5 tied: 1 Winfield: 2
PUNTING Harris: 42.0 Kluwe: 44.1
KICKING Hanson: 70 (19/19 PAT; 17/19 FG) Walsh (R): 76 (3C) (19/19 PAT; 19/20 FG)

NOTES

LIONS: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 285 yards & reached 10,000 (10,233) career passing yards in his 37th career game. He is 2nd fastest to reach 10,000 (KURT WARNER, 36). In last game at Min., completed 32 of 46 (69.6 pct.) for 378 yards with 2 TDs for 108.8 rating…Last week, RB MIKEL LE SHOURE rushed for 3 TDs in 1st half. Is 1st player in club history with 3 rush TDs in 1st half since DUTCH CLARK in 1931…WR CALVIN JOHNSON is 2nd in NFC with 767 rec. yards. Since 2011, has 2,448 rec. yards, most in NFL, & his 102 yards per game avg. during span ranks 1st. Since 2008, has 46 TD catches, most in NFL. In last game at Min., had 7 catches for 108 yards & 2 TDs. WR TITUS YOUNG had 57-yard TD in 12/11/11 meeting. Since 2010, TE BRANDON PETTIGREW is 3rd among TEs with 193 catches. In last game at Min., had career-high 11 catches for 112 yards…CLIFF AVRIL is 1 of 4 in NFL with 15+ sacks (15.5) & 6+ FFs (6) since 2011. Since 2010, DT NDAMUKONG SUH has 17.5 sacks, tied for most by DT…VIKINGS: QB CHRISTIAN PONDER has won 4 of past 5 at home. In past 3, RB ADRIAN PETERSON has rushed for 458 yards (152.7 per game) & 4 TDs. Aims for 4th in row with 120+ yards & TD. Rushed for 182 yards & 2 TDs last week. Has 5 career 180-yard games. Since 2007, leads NFL with 7,709 rush yards & 70 rush TDs…WR-KR PERCY HARVIN & HOFer GALE SAYERS are only players in NFL history w/ 20+ scrim. TDs & 5 KR-TDs in 1st 4 seasons. Harvin, Sayers & TIMMY BROWN are only players in NFL history w/ rush, rec. & KR TD in 3 consecutive seasons. Leads NFL with 62 receptions. Since Ponder’s 1st start (10/23/11), Harvin has 124 receptions, 2nd most in NFL. Had 105-yard KR-TD in last meeting & CB-PR MARCUS SHERELS had 77-yard PR-TD. Vikings are 1st team in NFL history to have KR-TD & PR-TD in same game 3 times…DE JARED ALLEN aims for 8th in row with 0.5+ sack. Has 39.5 sacks in past 34. Since entering NFL in 2004, Allen has NFL-best 112.5 sacks…Rookie K BLAIR WALSH has made 19 of 20 FGs, incl. 5 of 5 from 50+ yards.


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