Minnesota at Arizona Week Five Capsule

CARDINALS VIKINGS
SERIES LEADER   11-10
STREAKS   3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP. Whisenhunt: 1-2 Frazier: 0-0
LAST WEEK L 31-27 vs. Giants L 22-17 at Chiefs
LAST GAME 11/4/10: Cardinals 24 at Vikings 27 (OT). Minnesota rallies to tie game with 27 seconds remaining & secures victory when K Ryan Longwell converts 35-yard FG in OT.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/4/10
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Drea Avent (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (Arz.), 106 (Min.).  XM: 230 (Min.).

STATS

PASSING Kolb: 80-130-1,049-5-4-87.0 McNabb: 65-11-680-4-2-80.9
RUSHING Wells: 59-321-5.4-5 (1L) Peterson: 81-376 (1C)-4.6-3
RECEIVING Fitzgerald: 23-361-15.7-2 Harvin: 17-172-10.1-0
OFFENSE 352.5 311.8
TAKE/GIVE -1 0
DEFENSE 388.3 362.5
SACKS Campbell: 2.5 J. Allen: 6.5 (2L)
INTs 4 tied: 1 3 tied: 1
PUNTING Zastudil: 44.5 Kluwe: 46.7
KICKING Feely: 20 (11/11 PAT; 3/6 FG) Longwell: 29 (8/8 PAT; 7/7 FG)

NOTES

CARDINALS: QB KEVIN KOLB is averaging 262.3 pass yards per game with Arz…RB BEANIE WELLS rushed for career-high 138 yards & 3 TDs last week, 1st Cardinal to rush for 130+ yards & 3+ TDs in game since 1968 (WILLIS CRENSHAW). RB-KR LA ROD STEPHENS-HOWLING had 96-yard KR-TD in last meeting…WR LARRY FITZGERALD hails from Minneapolis. Has 31 catches for 474 yards (118.5 per game) & TD in 4 career meetings. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Min. with 100+ yards. WR EARLY DOUCET ties for 3rd in NFL with 8 catches on 3rd down. TE TODD HEAP had 4 catches last week & needs 20 to reach 500 for career (480). WR ANDRE ROBERTS had 1st career TD catch (30 yards) vs. Min…S ADRIAN WILSON is 1 of 5 S in NFL history with 20+ sacks (22.5) & 25+ INTs (26). Since start of 2005, Wilson (19.5) has most sacks by DB & S KERRY RHODES (12) is 3rd. Had 66-yard INT in last game vs. Min. Since start of 2007, DT DARNELL DOCKETT has 29.5 sacks, most by DT (incl. playoffs). Had sack in last meeting. In past 2 vs. Min., LB JOEY PORTER has 2.5 sacks & INT. S RASHAD JOHNSON had 1st career INT in last meeting…VIKINGS: QB DONOVAN MC NABB aims for 4th win in row vs. Arz. In 8 career starts vs. Cardinals (incl. playoffs), has completed 181 of 272 (66.5 pct.) for 2,008 yards with 19 TDs vs. 6 INTs for 102.4 rating. In past 3 meetings (incl. playoffs), has completed 75 of 111 (67.6 pct.) for 890 yards with 11 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 117.3 rating. Incl. playoffs, when McNabb has 100+ rating (min. 10 att.), his teams are 46-3 (.939)…RB ADRIAN PETERSON has 374 scrimmage yards (124.7 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in 3 meetings. Had 144 scrimmage yards (81 rush, 63 rec.) & 2 TDs in last game vs. Arz…WR-KR PERCY HARVIN has 15 catches for 205 yards (102.5 per game) & TD in 2 games vs. Arz. TE VISANTHE SHIANCOE aims for 3rd meeting in row with TD. WR BERNARD BERRIAN had 9 catches for 89 yards in last meeting… DE JARED ALLEN had 2.5 sacks in last game vs. Arz & has 5.5 sacks in 4 games vs. Cards. Since entering NFL in ’04, has NFL-best 89.5 sacks. In past 7 home games, has 9.5 sacks. Has 16.5 sacks in past 13 contests, incl. 5 in past 2.


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