The Vikings scored 17 points in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Falcons in Atlanta 17-14 (9/12/99). Cris Carter and Leroy Hoard scored the Vikings’ touchdowns. Carter led the receivers with 7 catches for 70 yards including a long of 26 yards. Randall Cunningham completed 22 of 33 passes for 184 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. The defense held Jamal Anderson to just 50 yards on 16 carries (3.1 avg.) and also forced three turnovers (1 on special teams).

HOW THE VIKINGS PERFORM VS. THE FALCONS -
Randy Moss 2 games, 9 rec., 99 yards, 11.0 average, 31t long, 1 TD

Daunte Culpepper Has never played against the Falcons.

D’Wayne Bates Has never played against the Falcons.

Byron Chamberlain 2 games, 3 rec., 29 yards, 9.7 avg., 13 long, 0 TD

Michael Bennett Has never played against the Falcons

SERIES STANDINGS VS. ATLANTA – The Vikings are 14-7 in games vs. Atlanta, including 9-2 at home. The Vikings and Falcons last met in 1999 in Atlanta with the Vikings prevailing 17-14. The Vikings have won their last 5 regular season meetings between the two teams.