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3 - Opening weekend TDs for Diggs since 2017

Over the past two Kickoff Weekend games it's been Stefon Diggs hauling in the scores with three touchdowns tied with Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill for the most in the past two years.

4 - Week 1 wins over the Falcons in a row for the Vikings

The Vikings have faced Atlanta four times in Week 1 matchups and carry a 4-0 record into Sunday's game in said matchups.

7 - Opening weekend turnovers forced since 2016

Over the past three seasons the Minnesota Vikings defense has forced seven Kickoff Weekend turnovers which is tied for the league lead over that span of time with the Rams, Ravens, Browns and Jets.

12.0 - Sacks for Vikings Safety Harrison Smith since 2012

Smith has recorded 12 sacks since the 2012 season, that's the most among defensive backs throughout the league over that period of time.

15.4 - Points allowed by Zimmer defenses in Week 1

In five Week 1 contests with Mike Zimmer as head coach, the Vikings have given up an average of 15.4 points per game to opposing teams. It's the fourth lowest tally throughout the league over that time.

40.0 - Career sacks for Vikings DE Danielle Hunter

Hunter has tallied 40 sacks as a Minnesota Viking, that's second most in team history over the first four years with the team behind Jared Allen (62.0) who came in via trade as a veteran in 2008.

47 - Career wins for Mike Zimmer as Vikings Head Coach

In five seasons as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings Mike Zimmer has recorded 47 wins. That's the sixth most in the NFL since 2014.

215 - Receptions for Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen in 2018

The pair recorded 215 receptions in 2018, the most by a Vikings receiving tandem in the history of the team.

259 - Yards receiving for Adam Thielen in last two kickoff games

In his last two Kickoff Weekend games, Adam Thielen has hauled in 15 receptions for 259 yards. Only Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill (14 receptions, 302 yards) and Raiders WR Antonio Brown (20 receptions, 275 yards) have more over that span of time.

425 - Completions in 2018 for Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Cousins mark of 425 completions in 2018 set a new Vikings record for single season completions usurping Sam Bradford's 395 set in 2016.

568 - Career passing/receiving yards between Kirk cousins & Josh Doctson

The Vikings signed free agent wide receiver Josh Doctson last week reuniting him with Kirk Cousins. The pair spent two seasons together in Washington and connected on 37 passes for 568 yards and 6 touchdowns, most of which came in Doctson's second season after spending 14 games injured his rookie year.

1,677 - Receiving yards for Julio Jones last season

In 2018 Julio Jones led the league in receiving yards accumulating nearly 1,700 yards on 113 receptions from Matt Ryan.

2,394 - Combined receiving yards for Diggs/Thielen in 2018

Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen were one of the NFL's most dynamic duos in 2018. Between the two of them they hauled in 2,394 receiving yards which finished as the fourth best receiving tandem in the league last year.

4,924 - Yards Passing for Matt Ryan in 2018

Last season, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan led the league in passing yards with 4,924 yards. He also led the league with 35 passing touchdowns.

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