* The Vikings lead the all-time series with the Falcons 16-9-0, including
postseason action.
* Minnesota is 10-3 against Atlanta at home and 6-6 on the road.
* The Vikings have won 7 of the last 10 games, including last year’s
season opener, which the Vikings won 24-3.
* The Vikings and Falcons have met twice in the postseason. Minnesota
is 1-1 in those games, defeating Atlanta 30-24 in the Super Bowl
Tournament in 1982.
* The Falcons delivered the Vikings one of the most devastating defeats
in team history when they beat Minnesota in the NFC Championship
following the Vikings 15-1 season in 1998.
* Head Coach Brad Childress is 1-0 against the Falcons, defeating
them 24-3 in 2007.