VIKINGS DEFENSE BY THE NUMBERS

Category 2013 NFL rank Team record

Yards allowed per game 401.6 (30th) 397.0 (1984)

Passing yards allowed 287.9 (28th) 281.3 (2007)

Rushing yards allowed 113.7 (21st) 188.4 (1961)

Sacks (fewest) 14 (27th) 16 (1961)

Points per game allowed 32.1 (30th) 30.3 (1984)

Interceptions (fewest) 7 (tie 16th) 8 (three times)

Opponents’ first downs per game 24.1 (32nd) 21.9 (2004)

Opponents’ third-down conversions 51 percent N/A