Crunched by numbers

  • Updated: November 15, 2011 - 8:14 PM

A look back at the Vikings' blowout loss to the Packers and its implications:

CRUNCHED BY NUMBERS

• A 45-7 loss to the Packers on Monday night tied for the third-worst margin of defeat (38 points) in team history. The Viking lost to the 49ers 51-7 in 1984 and 41-0 to the Giants in the NFC title game following the 2000 season.

• The Vikings' 2-7 start is the third worst in team history. They started 2-9 in 1961 (finishing 3-11) and 2-8 in 1962 (2-11-1). They also started 2-7 in 1984 (3-13) and 2001 (6-10).

• The Vikings have given up 27.1 points per game, second worst in the NFL (Indianapolis, 30.0).

• The Vikings have given up 91 points in the third quarter, a league high. They have also been outscored by an NFL-high 64 points in the third quarter.

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Pittsburgh - J. Locke
Miami - M. Latos 6:05 PM
Washington - S. Strasburg
NY Yankees - M. Pineda 6:07 PM
Toronto - M. Estrada
Philadelphia - C. Billingsley 6:10 PM
Atlanta - S. Miller
Baltimore - B. Norris 6:10 PM
NY Mets - B. Colon
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Milwaukee - M. Garza
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Kansas City - J. Vargas
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Houston - S. Feldman
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