The Vikings defense allowed just 161 yards to the Bengals, marking the fewest yards surrendered by Minnesota in over a decade. On Dec. 3, 2006, the Bears managed just 107 yards vs. the Vikings.
The Vikings’ 17 first-quarter points are the most scored by Minnesota in an opening quarter this season.
The Bengals managed just three first downs before the fourth quarter, when the Vikings began subbing in reserves. Cincinnati finished with eight, tied for the sixth-fewest in an NFL game this season.