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Final Score Prediction

Vikings 23, Jaguars 17

Fantasy Player Rankings and Projections by Mike Krueger
Jacksonville Jaguars
Rank  Player Projections
QB 28 Blaine Gabbert Pass: 200, 1 TD Rush: 10, 0
RB 7 Rashad Jennings Rush: 80, 1 TD Rec: 3-20, 0
RB 40 Maurice Jones-Drew Rush: 40, 0 TD Rec: 0-0, 0
 WR 33 Justin Blackmon Rec: 5-60, 1 TD
 WR 45 Laurent Robinson Rec: 5-60, 0 TD
TE 23 Marcedes Lewis Rec: 4-40, 0 TD
K 30 Josh Scobee FG: 1/1 XP: 2/2
DEF 19 Defense / ST  
 
Minnesota Vikings
Rank  Player Projections
QB 23 Christian Ponder Pass: 240, 1 TD Rush: 10, 0
RB 8 Toby Gerhart Rush: 80, 1 TD Rec: 3-30, 0
RB 62 Adrian Peterson Rush: 20, 0 TD Rec: 0-0, 0
WR 30 Percy Harvin Rec: 6-80, 0 TD
WR 76 Devin Aromashodu Rec: 2-30, 0 TD
WR 79 Michael Jenkins Rec: 2-30, 0 TD
TE 8 Kyle Rudolph Rec: 5-50, 1 TD
K 7 Blair Walsh FG: 3/3 XP: 2/2
DEF 7 Defense / ST  

Game Notes

Jaguars MIKE MULARKEY makes debut as Jax head coach... QB Blaine Gabbert set franchise record among rookie QBs with 14 starts in '11... RB Maurice Jones-Drew holds team record with 74 career TDs (62 rush, 10 rec., 2 KR). For career, RB Rashad Jennings averages 5.4 yards per carry (123 att., 661 yards)... WR Laurent Robinson will make Jaguar debut. Robinson posted career-best in catches (54), rec. yards (858) & TD rec. (11) in 11. Rookie WR Justin Blackmon (No. 5 overall) was 2-time Biletnikoff Award winner as nation's top college WR. WR Mike Thomas has led Jags in catches in each of past 2 seasons (66 in '10; 44 in '11)... TE Marcedes Lewis has most career rec. yards (2,684) & TD catches (17) by TE in club history... LB Paul Posluszny led team w/ 192 tackles last year, 2nd-most in season in club history (HARDY NICKERSON, 230 in '01)... DE Jeremy Mincey had career-best 8 sacks in '11... CB Rashean Mathis holds team record w/ 30 career INTs... CB Aaron Ross will make Jags debut after 5 seasons with NYG (2007-11).

Vikings QB Christian Ponder tied team record with 10 starts at QB as rookie (HOFer FRAN TARKENTON). In 2 starts vs. AFC, has 592 pass yards (296 per game) & 5 TDs... Since entering NFL in 2007, RB Adrian Peterson leads league with 6,752 rush yards & 64 rush TDs. Needs 67 rush yards to pass ROBERT SMITH (6,818) for most in franchise history. In 36 career home games, has rushed for 3,770 yards (104.7 per game) & 34 TDs. Peterson is 1 of 4 to rush for 750+ yards & 8+ TDs in each of 1st 5 NFL seasons (HOFers JIM BROWN & EMMITT SMITH & LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON)... WR-KR Percy Harvin has scored rush, rec. & KR TD in each of past 2 seasons, only player in NFL to accomplish feat. Is only player in NFL with KR-TD in each of past 3 seasons... DE Jared Allen has 32 sacks in past 25, incl. 20.5 in past 14. Since entering NFL in 2004, has NFL-best 105 sacks. His 105 sacks are 2nd most by active player. LB Chad Greenway led team with career-high 174 tackles & earned 1st Pro Bowl berth. DT Kevin Williams had career-best 77-yard FR-TD vs. Jax. (11/28/04). Has 2.5 sacks in 2 meetings.


Results and Schedule
Jacksonville Jaguars
Week Date Opp H/A Score Dif
1 2012-09-09 MIN A L 23-26 -3
2 2012-09-16 HOU H    
3 2012-09-23 IND A    
4 2012-09-30 CIN H    
5 2012-10-07 CHI H    
6   Bye      
7 2012-10-21 OAK A    
8 2012-10-28 GB A    
9 2012-11-04 DET H    
10 2012-11-08 IND H    
11 2012-11-18 HOU A    
12 2012-11-25 TEN H    
13 2012-12-02 BUF A    
14 2012-12-09 NYJ H    
15 2012-12-16 MIA A    
16 2012-12-23 NE H    
17 2012-12-30 TEN A    
   
Minnesota Vikings
Week Date Opp H/A Score Dif
1 2012-09-09 JAC H W 26-23 +3
2 2012-09-16 IND A    
3 2012-09-23 SF H    
4 2012-09-30 DET A    
5 2012-10-07 TEN H    
6 2012-10-14 WAS A    
7 2012-10-21 ARI H    
8 2012-10-25 TB H    
9 2012-11-04 SEA A    
10 2012-11-11 DET H    
11   Bye      
12 2012-11-25 CHI A    
13 2012-12-02 GB A    
14 2012-12-09 CHI H    
15 2012-12-16 STL A    
16 2012-12-23 HOU A    
17 2012-12-30 GB H    

Injury Report
Jacksonville Jaguars
   
Minnesota Vikings

Offense Stats Comparison
  JAC
 Offense 
MIN
 Offense 
NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Points for 16.0 23.5 22.4 MIN
Rushing yards 118.5 138.5 121.7 MIN
Rushing yards per attempt 4.52 5.16 4.37 MIN
Completion % 54.0% 56.0% 60.0% MIN
Passing yards 151.3 172.0 225.9 MIN
Passing yards per completion 8.68 9.83 11.25 MIN
Passing yards per attempt 4.68 5.50 6.75 MIN
Interceptions 1.0 1.5 0.9 JAC
Fumbles lost 0.3 0.3 0.6 -
Sacks allowed 2.8 3.3 2.4 JAC
3rd down conversions 35.2% 35.4% 37.1% MIN
4th down conversions 28.6% 62.5% 40.2% MIN
Time of possession 30:52 28:44 30:12 JAC
  Defense Stats Comparison
  JAC
 Defense 
MIN
 Defense 
NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Points against 23.8 29.8 22.4 JAC
Rushing yards 90.0 118.0 121.7 JAC
Rushing yards per attempt 3.40 4.17 4.37 JAC
Completion % 66.0% 70.3% 60.0% JAC
Passing yards 245.5 224.0 225.9 MIN
Passing yards per completion 10.99 10.96 11.25 MIN
Passing yards per attempt 7.26 7.70 6.75 JAC
INT return 1.0 0.3 0.9 JAC
Fumble recoveries 0.8 1.5 0.6 MIN
Sacks 1.3 3.0 2.4 MIN
3rd down conversions 31.2% 45.3% 37.1% JAC
4th down conversions 25.0% 0.0% 40.2% MIN
Time of possession 29:08 31:16 30:12 JAC

Special Teams Stats Comparison
   JAC   MIN  NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Yards per punt return 3.2 5.0 9.2 MIN
Yards per kick return 22.8 27.9 23.6 MIN
Yards allowed per punt return 7.0 9.2 9.2 JAC
Yards allowed per kick return 21.2 24.4 23.6 JAC
  Misc Stats Comparison
   JAC   MIN  NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Penalties 4.5 5.5 6.1 JAC
Penalty yards 31.0 45.3 51.9 JAC

Note: Team statistics are shown as the average per game through Weeks 12 to 17 of the 2011 season after deducting the best and worst value from the data set. The exception is yards per rush attempt, completion %, yards per pass completion, yards per pass attempt, 3rd and 4th down conversions, special teams and the NFL averages, which are each calculated based on totals through Weeks 12 to 17 with no adjustment.

Weather
Dome Stadium

Team vs. Team History
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Minnesota Vikings
 Season   Week   Date   Vis   Home   Score   Winner 
2001 15 2001-12-23 JAC MIN 33-3 JAC
2004 12 2004-11-28 JAC MIN 16-27 MIN
2008 12 2008-11-23 MIN JAC 30-12 MIN

Note: Only playoff games from the 2004 to 2010 seasons are included in the team vs. team history. Playoff games from seasons prior to 2004 are not currently included in the database.