ARIZONA (4-4-1) at MINNESOTA (5-4)
Sunday, noon, FOX
SERIES RECORD – Vikings lead 15-11
LAST MEETING – Cardinals beat Vikings 23-20, Dec. 10, 2015
LAST WEEK – Cardinals beat 49ers 23-20; Vikings lost to Redskins 26-20
CARDINALS OFFENSE – OVERALL (7), RUSH (14), PASS (7)
CARDINALS DEFENSE – OVERALL (2), RUSH (12), PASS (2)
VIKINGS OFFENSE – OVERALL (32), RUSH (32), PASS (23)
VIKINGS DEFENSE – OVERALL (3), RUSH (10), PASS (6)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Vikings have won all eight meetings in Minnesota since Cardinals’ move to Arizona in 1988. Last loss at home to franchise was in 1977 to St. Louis Cardinals. … Cardinals play five of final seven games on road. All but two remaining opponents currently have winning records, with combined mark of 35-27-2. … Under coach Bruce Arians, Cardinals are 7-0 against NFC North foes, including win in playoffs last season vs. Green Bay. … Cardinals QB Carson Palmer has 300-plus yards passing in each of last three games. … Cardinals RB David Johnson ranks second in NFL with 1,213 yards from scrimmage, with 100-plus in all nine games. … Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, playing in native city against team he once served as ballboy, has 22 catches over last two games. … Vikings have lost four straight games for first time since Oct. 13-Nov. 3, 2013. … K Kai Forbath will make Vikings debut, after release of Blair Walsh. … Vikings WR Stefon Diggs is first player in NFL history with at least 13 catches in consecutive games. He needs 11 receptions to set another all-time mark. Three players, most recently Antonio Brown for Pittsburgh last year, share three-game record with 36 catches. … In four home games with Vikings, QB Sam Bradford has six TD passes with no interceptions and average of 273 yards passing for 111.3 passer rating. … Vikings have only three sacks in last four games. … Fantasy Tip: Cardinals WR Michael Floyd coming off season-high five receptions for 101 yards. Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson, also overdue for kickoff return TD without one this year, has 28 catches and two TDs over last six games.
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