* This will be the 10th meeting between the teams. The Vikings
trail the all-time series with the Chargers 4-5.
* The Vikings are 3-3 against the Chargers at home (including
games held at the Met Stadium).
* The last time the teams squared off in Minnesota was on November
28, 1999, when the Vikings beat the Chargers, 35-27.
* Sunday’s game will be the 5th time the teams have faced each
other at the Metrodome.
* The teams fi rst played on December 5, 1971, at San Diego
with the Chargers coming out on top, 30-14.
* Former Vikings WR Cris Carter was named the NFC Player of
the Week when he caught 11 passes for 136 yards and 2 TDs
vs. San Diego (11/28/99).