MINNESOTA VIKINGS (3-4) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (5-2)
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• QB KIRK COUSINS had TD vs. 0 INTs for 88.3 rating last week. Has 968 pass yards (322.7 per game) & 8 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 112.8 rating in 3 road starts this season. Aims for his 6th in row on road with 2+ TDs vs. 0 INTs & 100+ rating. Has fewest INTs (2) among QBs with 200+ attempts in 2021.
• RB DALVIN COOK rushed for 78 yards last week. Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 6 of his past 7 on road. Has 18 TDs (17 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 18 on road. Since 2019, is 1 of 2 (DERRICK HENRY) with 4,000+ scrimmage yards (4,089) & ranks 4th with 32 scrimmage TDs.
• WR ADAM THIELEN led team with 6 catches for 78 yards & rec. TD last week. Has 10 rec. TDs in his past 10 on road. Aims for his 3rd in row overall & 4th in row on road with TD catch. Had 5 catches in last meeting. WR JUSTIN JEFFERSON has 5+ catches in 9 of his past 10. Aims for his 6th in row on road with 5+ catches & 60+ rec. yards. Since 2020, is 1 of 4 WRs (A.J. BROWN, DK METCALF & DJ MOORE) with 15+ yards per reception (min. 100 catches).
• LB ERIC KENDRICKS had 12th-career sack in Week 8. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack & 4th in row with PD. Had 13 tackles & career-high 4 TFL in last meeting. DE EVERSON GRIFFEN had 5th sack of season last week & is only player with 5+ sacks in each of past 10 seasons. Had 2 sacks & FF in last meeting. S HARRISON SMITH led team with 9 tackles & had 8th-career FF. Aims for his 7th in row with 8+ tackles.
• QB LAMAR JACKSON passed for 257 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs & rushed for 88 yards in Week 7, 3rd game this season with 85+ rush yards, most among QBs. Aims for 4th in row with 50+ rush yards. Is 11-0 & has 25 TDs (18 pass, 7 rush) vs. 3 INTs in 11 career starts vs. NFC.
• RB LATAVIUS MURRAY has rush TD in 2 of his past 3. Had 96 scrimmage yards (72 rush, 24 rec.) in his last game vs. Min. (11/25/20 w/ NO). Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Min. with 75+ scrimmage yards. Rushed for 1,420 yards & 14 TDs in 2 seasons (2017-18) with Min. RB DEVONTA FREEMAN aims for 3rd in row with rush TD. RB LE’VEON BELL aims for his 3rd in row vs. Min. with 80+ scrimmage yards. Has rush TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC North.
• WR MARQUISE BROWN had 5 catches for 80 yards & TD in Week 7. Has 80+ rec. yards & TD catch in 3 of past 4. Rookie WR RASHOD BATEMAN had season-high 80 rec. yards in Week 7. TE MARK ANDREWS has 65+ rec. yards & TD catch in 2 of past 3. Has 50+ rec. yards in 6 of his past 7 at home.
• CB MARLON HUMPHREY had 7 tackles & 1st INT & FF of season in Week 7. Aims for 5th in row with PD. Has 7 PD in his past 5 at home. Has INT in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC North. CB ANTHONY AVERETT had 7 tackles & career-high 3 PD in Week 7. Aims for 3rd in row with PD & 4th in row with 6+ tackles. DE CALAIS CAMPBELL had 5 tackles & 0.5 sacks in Week 7. Had 2 PD in his last game vs. Min. (11/20/16 w/ Az.). Has TFL in 2 of past 3 at home.
(info courtesy of NFL)