* The Vikings and 49ers have played 44 times overall with San Francisco holding
a 22-21-1 series record.
*The 49ers own the advantage in the regular season series. The teams have
met 44 previous times in the regular season with the 49ers holding an
edge at 22-21-1. They have met in the postseason 5 times, with the 49ers
holding the advantage at 4-1.
* The last time the Vikings and 49ers met was in Week 3 of 2009, when Vikings
QB Brett Favre connected with WR Greg Lewis for a 32-yard touchdown in
the final seconds to give the Vikings a 27-24 win at Mall of America Field.
*This will be the first regular season meeting between Minnesota and San
Francisco since Leslie Frazier became head coach of the Vikings.
* The Vikings and 49ers have played one overtime game in their series history,
a 27-24 Vikings win at San Francisco in 1986.
* The Vikings and 49ers faced off in the playoff s 3 straight seasons from 1987-89.