Steelers-Vikings: By the numbers

September, 28, 2013
9/28/13
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Here is a quick-hit preview of the Pittsburgh Steelers' 1 p.m. ET game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings:

0: Times the Steelers have led in the fourth quarter this season

1: Team that has started a season 0-4 and still made the playoffs (San Diego in 1992)

2: Touchdowns scored by Steelers’ defense in the fourth quarter of 27-17 win over Vikings in 2009

2: Interceptions by Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons against Vikings QB Matt Cassel

3: Yards per rush by Vikings RB Adrian Peterson since he ran for 78 yards on his first carry of the season

3.3: Yards allowed per rush by the Steelers, sixth-lowest in the NFL

7: Timmons’ career interceptions

10: Turnovers committed by the Vikings in three games, with at least three per contest

18.2: Average yards per reception for Vikings WR Jerome Simpson this season

20: Takeaways by the Steelers the past two seasons -- including none this season

23: Rushing touchdowns by Peterson in 23 games against AFC opponents

25: First downs via the pass allowed by the Steelers, fourth-fewest in the NFL

26: Wins by the Steelers in the 35 games that TE Heath Miller has scored a touchdown

66.7: Cassel’a passer rating in nine games with the Chiefs last season

91: Average receiving yards Vikings WR Greg Jennings has in two games (including playoffs) against the Steelers

93: Combined receiving yards allowed by the Steelers to the Bengals’ A.J. Green and the Bears’ Brandon Marshall this season

258.7: Passing yards per game for the Steelers, ninth-best in the NFL

315.7: Passing yards allowed per game by the Vikings, 28th-best in the NFL

Scott Brown

ESPN Pittsburgh Steelers reporter

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