MINNESOTA VIKINGS (5-6) AT DETROIT LIONS (0-10-1)
• QB KIRK COUSINS passed for 238 yards & 2 TDs vs. INT last week. Aims for his 9th in row on road with 2+ TD passes & 14th in row on road with 90+ rating. Has 1,297 pass yards (324.3 per game) & 13 TDs (11 pass, 2 rush) vs. 0 INTs for 127.3 rating in 4 career starts at Det. Passed for 275 yards & TD vs. INT in Week 5 meeting.
• RB ALEXANDER MATTISON had 1st rush TD of season last week. Had 7 receptions, 153 scrimmage yards (113 rush, 40 rec.) & TD catch in Week 5 meeting. Had 145 scrimmage yards (95 rush, 50 rec.) & rec. TD in last road meeting.
• WR ADAM THIELEN had 2 rec. TDs in Week 12 & became 4th undrafted WR since 1967 with 50+ career TDs. Ties-1st in NFL with 10 TD catches in 2021 & is 4th undrafted player since 1967 with multiple 10+ TD catch seasons. WR JUSTIN JEFFERSON had 7 catches & 124 rec. yards in last meeting. Had 9 catches for 133 yards in last road meeting. Has 1,027 rec. yards, his 2ndconsecutive 1,000-yard season.
• LB ERIC KENDRICKS ranks 5th in NFL with 109 tackles, his 6thconsecutive 100-tackle season. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with INT. S HARRISON SMITH led team with season-high 11 tackles & had 1st INT of season last week. Ranks 3rd among DBs with 29 INTs since 2012. Has INT in 3 of his past 4 vs. Det. S XAVIER WOODS has PD in 5 of his past 6 & aims for his 4th in row with PD. DE D.J. WONNUM had 2nd sack of season lastweek. Had sack in last meeting.
• QB JARED GOFF completed 21 of 25 atts. (career-high 84 pct.) for 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 121.8 rating last week. Passed for 465 yards & career-high 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 158.3 rating, highest attainable mark, vs. Min. (9/27/18 w/ LAR). Has 90+ rating in 4 of his 5 home starts this season.
• RB D’ANDRE SWIFT had 104 scrimmage yards (53 rec., 51 rush) & rush TD in Week 5 meeting. Leads all RBs in receptions (56) & ranks 3rd in rec. yards (429). RB JAMAAL WILLIAMS had 5 catches & 83 scrimmage yards (65 rush, 18 rec.) last week. Had 65 scrimmage yards (57 rush, 8 rec.) in last meeting. Has 60+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his 4 home games this season.
• TE T.J. HOCKENSON had 3rd rec. TD of season last week. Leads NFC TEs in receptions (57) & ranks 3rd in rec. yards (534). Has 8+ catches in 2 of his past 3 at home. WR JOSH REYNOLDS had 70 rec. yards & 1st TD catch of season last week. Rookie WR AMON-RA ST. BROWN had season-high 7 receptions & 65 rec. yards in last meeting.
• CB AMANI ORUWARIYE had 2 PD & INT last week. Has career highs in INTs (5) & PD (9) in 2021. Aims for his 3rd in row with INT & 4th in row with PD. S TRACY WALKER had 9 tackles, TFL & PD in last meeting. Had 11 tackles & sack in last home meeting. Aims for his 5th in row vs. Min. with TFL. LB ALEX ANZALONE had 9 tackles & 2 PD last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 2 PD. Had INT in last meeting. LB CHARLES HARRIS had sack in last meeting.
(info courtesy of NFL)