NFL PREVIEW: CAROLINA PANTHERS (4-7) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (4-6)

LEADER: Vikings lead all-time series, 8-6

STREAKS: Vikings have won 2 of past 3

LAST GAME: 12/10/17: Vikings 24 at Panthers 31

LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/30/14: Vikings 31, Panthers 13

PANTHERS NOTES:

QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER has 100+ rating in 4 of his 5 road starts this season. Aims for his 4th in row on road with 250+ pass yards & 2+ TD passes. Passed for 6,150 yards & 28 TDs in 30 games in 3 seasons (2014-15, 2017) with Min. QB P.J. WALKER passed for 258 yards in 1st career start last week. • RB CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY has 374 scrimmage yards (124.7 per game) & 6 TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.) in 3 games this season. Aims for his 4th in row with 2+ TDs. RB MIKE DAVIS had 79 scrimmage yards (64 rush, 15 rec.) & 3rd rush TD of season last week. Ranks 2nd among RBs with 49 receptions in 2020. • WR D.J. MOORE had 7 receptions & 148 scrimmage yards (127 rec., 21 rush) last week, his 7th-career 100+ receiving yard game. Has 90+ rec. yards & TD catch in 2 of his past 3 on road. WR ROBBY ANDERSON had 7 receptions last week. Is 1 of 2 WRs (STEFON DIGGS) with 9 games of 5+ receptions this season. Aims for his 6th in row on road with 5+ catches & 50+ rec. yards. Moore (863) & Anderson (818) are only pair of teammates each with 800+ rec. yards in 2020. WR CURTIS SAMUEL had 8 receptions for 70 yards & TD last week. Has 5 TDs (3 rec., 2 rush) in his past 5. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with TD. • DE BRIAN BURNS had 2 sacks last week, his 1st-career game with 2 sacks. Has 4 sacks & 3 FFs in his past 4 on road & aims for his 5th in row on road with sack. DE EFE OBADA had careerhigh 1.5 sacks in Week 11 & aims for his 3rd in row with sack. S JEREMY CHINN leads all rookies with 73 tackles in 2020. S TRE BOSTON had team-high 8 tackles last week. Had INT in his last game vs. Min. (10/14/18 w/ Az.).

VIKINGS NOTES:

QB KIRK COUSINS passed for 314 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 140.1 rating, his 10th-career game with 140+ rating. Is 1 of 4 QBs (PATRICK MAHOMES, AARON RODGERS & RUSSELL WILSON) with 5 games of 115+ rating this season. Aims for his 5th in row with 100+ rating. Is 1 of 3 QBs (TOM BRADY & RUSSELL WILSON) with 20+ TD passes in each of past 6 seasons. • RB DALVIN COOK had 160 scrimmage yards (115 rush, 45 rec.) & rush TD in Week 11. Is 1 of 3 RBs (DERRICK HENRY & ALVIN KAMARA) with 6 games of 100+ scrimmage yards in 2020. Aims for his 4th in row at home & 5th in row overall with 100+ scrimmage yards. Has 18 TDs (17 rush, 1 rec.) in 18 career home games & aims for his 11th in row at home with rush TD. • WR ADAM THIELEN had 8 catches for season-high 123 yards & 2 TDs last week. Has 4 games with 2 rec. TDs in 2020, most in NFL. Had 105 rec. yards & rec. TD in last meeting. Has 10 TDs (9 rec., 1 rush) in his past 9 at home. Leads NFL with 11 rec. TDs this season. Rookie WR JUSTIN JEFFERSON had 86 rec. yards & TD catch last week. Is 1 of 3 WRs (DK METCALF & D.J. MOORE) with 18+ yards per catch (18.8) this season (min. 40 receptions). • LB ERIC KENDRICKS had 7 tackles, 2 PD & 6th-career INT in Week 11. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with INT. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Car. with 9+ tackles. LB ERIC WILSON led team with 9 tackles last week. Is only player with 3+ sacks (3) & 3+ INTs (3) in 2020. S HARRISON SMITH has INT in 2 of his past 3. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with 8+ tackles. Since 2014, is only player with 20+ INTs (21) & 10+ sacks (12). S ANTHONY HARRIS aims for his 6th in row with 5+ tackles

ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Shannon Spake (field reporter) SIRIUS: 138 (Car), 83 (Min) | XM: 381 (Car), 225 (Min)