Vikings at Chiefs NFL Week Four Capsule

  VIKINGS CHIEFS
SERIES LEADER   5-4
STREAKS   3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP. Frazier: 0-0 Haley: 0-0
LAST WEEK L 26-23 (OT) vs. Lions L 20-17 at Chargers
LAST GAME 9/23/07: Vikings 10 at Chiefs 13. Kansas City QB Damon Huard passes for 206 yards & completes 16-yard TD to WR Dwayne Bowe in 4th quarter to clinch victory.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/23/07
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Gus Johnson, Charles Davis, Tim Brewster (Field reporter).

SIRIUS: 117 (Min.), 113 (KC). XM: 233 (KC).

STATS

PASSING McNabb: 47-81-478-2-1-78.1 Cassel: 54-82-428-3-5-65.5
RUSHING Peterson: 58-296 (2C)-5.1-3 (T2L) McCluster: 21-138-6.6-0
RECEIVING Jenkins: 15-143-9.5-1 McCluster (RB): 14-40-2.9-0
OFFENSE 302.0 244.0
TAKE/GIVE +1 -6
DEFENSE 366.7 383.3
SACKS J. Allen: 4.5 (T2L) Hali: 2
INTs 3 tied: 1 Flowers: 2 (T3L)
PUNTING Kluwe: 45.1 Colquitt: 41.6
KICKING Longwell: 24 (6/6 PAT; 6/6 FG) Succop: 9 (3/3 PAT; 2/5 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: In 2 career starts vs. KC, QB DONOVAN MC NABB is 2-0 & has completed 51 of 74 (68.9 pct.) for 638 yards with 5 TDs vs. 2 INT for 106.7 rating. In last meeting (10/2/05 with Phi.), he completed 33 of 48 (68.8 pct.) for 369 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 103.6 rating. Incl. playoffs, when McNabb has 100+ rating (min. 10 att.), his teams are 46-3 (.939)…RB ADRIAN PETERSON rushed for 102 yards & TD with 3 catches for 48 yards in last meeting. In 16 career games vs. AFC, Peterson has rushed for 1,912 yards (119.5 per game) & 19 TDs…WR-KR PERCY HARVIN had 88 scrimmage yards last week (47 rec., 41 rush). WR MICHAEL JENKINS tied career-high with 9 catches (88 yards) in Week 3… DE JARED ALLEN played 1st 4 NFL seasons with KC (2004-07). Had 43 sacks for Chiefs, incl. career-high 15.5 in 2007. Had 3 sacks last week. Since entering NFL in 2004, has NFL-best 87.5 sacks. DT KEVIN WILLIAMS has 7.5 sacks in past 10 vs. AFC. DE BRIAN ROBISON tied career-best with 2 sacks last week…CHIEFS:  Club seeks 3rd straight win at home vs. NFC opponents…Chiefs aims for 4th consecutive win at home vs. Vikings…In past 9 starts at Arrowhead Stadium, QB MATT CASSEL has 7-2 record & has passed for 1,600 yards with 14 TDs vs. 4 INTs & 87.7 rating. Cassel (69) needs 1 TD for 70 career. In past 4 games in Oct., Cassel has 6 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 101.8 passer rating. Posted season-best 102.1 passer rating last week…RB THOMAS JONES (68) needs 2 rush TDs for 70 career. RB-PR DEXTER MC CLUSTER is averaging 6.6 yards per carry in ’11 (21 rush, 138 yards)…WR DWAYNE BOWE (3,953) needs 47 receiving yards to reach 4,000 career. Posted 1st TD catch of season last week. Bowe had TD reception in last game vs. Vikings. WR STEVE BREASTON had season-long 43 yard catch last week…TE LEONARD POPE recorded 1st TD catch of season last game…S KENDRICK LEWIS recorded 1st INT of season against Chargers…LB TAMBA HALI (43.5) needs 1.5 sacks to surpass ERIC HICKS (44.5) for 3rd-most in club history (DERRICK THOMAS, 126.5; NEIL SMITH, 85.5). Hali had 2 sacks in only career meeting against Min. (9/23/07).


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