* The Vikings lead the all-time series with the Lions, 63-30-2.
* TheVikings’63winsagainstDetroitar ethemostvs.anyopponentin the NFL.
* Minnesota has an all-time away record of 29-18-1 against the Lions.
* The Vikings have won 11 straight games against Detroit at the Metro- dome dating back to 1997 and 17 of the last 20 games between the teams overall in the past 10 years.
* The Vikings loss to Detroit in 2007 was the first in 11 games and the first since 2001.
* Detroit won the first 5 games of the series from 1961-1963 but have only won 25 of the 89 games since that streak.
* The Vikings have swept the Lions 7 times since 2000.
* The Lions haven’t scored a rushing touchdown on the Vikings in the last 5 meetings between the 2 teams, dating back to 10/8/06.
* Head Coach Brad Childress is 5-1 against the Lions.