Coldest Vikings home games
-2 vs. Chicago, Dec. 3, 1972 (wind north 11 mph)
0 vs. Green Bay, Dec. 10, 1972 (wind SW 9 mph)
5 vs. Los Angeles, Nov. 29, 1964 (wind NW 12 mph)
9 vs. Chicago, Dec. 5, 1970 (wind north 25 mph)
9 vs. San Francisco*, Dec. 27, 1970 (wind north 10 mph)
11 vs. Cleveland*, Jan. 4, 1970 (wind NW 8 mph)
12 vs. Carolina, Nov. 30 (wind NW, 17 mph)
12 vs. Los Angeles*, Dec. 26, 1976 (wind NW 13 mph)
14 vs. N.Y. Giants Sunday (wind 10 mph)
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson vs. Giants LB Jasper Brinkley
Brinkley was pretty good against his former teammate, with seven tackles, but Peterson had another 100-yard game. He gets the edge in this matchup.
PLAY OF THE GAME
HARRISON HOUSES IT Giants QB Eli Manning has thrown five pick-sixes against the Vikings in eight career games. Harrison Smith got one Sunday with four minutes left in the first half. Manning (10) overthrew Rueben Randle (82), who was covered by Terence Newman (23). Smith made the interception and raced down the left sideline for a 16-3 lead.
“We’re looking forward to next week already.”