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Falcons and Vikings by the numbers

Here is how the Falcons and Vikings rank as we prepare for their game Sunday in Atlanta.

NFL TEAM RANKS

TOTAL OFFENSE

Atlanta – 4th – 399.5 yards per game
Minnesota – 29th – 330 yards per game

SCORING OFFENSE

Atlanta – 8th – 25 points per game
Minnesota – 23rd – 21.1 points per game

PASSING OFFENSE

Atlanta – 5th – 287 passing yards per game
Minnesota – 30th – 188.1 passing yards per game

RUSHING OFFENSE

Atlanta – 13th – 112.5 rushing yards per game
Minnesota – 3rd – 141.9 rushing yards per game

TOTAL DEFENSE

Atlanta – 10th – 335.7 yards allowed per game
Minnesota – 9th – 334.9 yards allowed per game

SCORING DEFENSE

Atlanta – 12th – 21.4 PPG allowed
Minnesota – 3rd – 18.4 PPG allowed

PASSING DEFENSE

Atlanta – 18th – 248.3 passing yards allowed per game
Minnesota – 6th – 224.8 passing yards allowed per game

RUSHING DEFENSE

Atlanta – 1st – 87.4 rushing yards allowed per game
Minnesota – 17th – 110.1 rushing yards allowed per game

SACKS

Atlanta – T31st – 12 sacks this season
Minnesota – T15th – 23 sacks this season

NFL PLAYER STATS

PASSING

Atlanta – Matt Ryan – 4th – 2,982 passing yards
Minnesota – Teddy Bridgewater – 23rd – 2,106 passing yards

RUSHING

Atlanta – Devonta Freeman – T5th – 764 rushing yards
Minnesota – Adrian Peterson – 1st – 1,006 rushing yards

RECEIVING

Atlanta – Julio Jones – 1st – 1,189 receiving yards
Minnesota – Stefon Diggs – 34th – 573 receiving yards

SACKS

Atlanta – NR – 4 players with 2 sacks each this season
Minnesota – Everson Griffen – T11th – 6.5 sacks this season


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