Vikings take 4-game losing streak to matchup with Cardinals

ARIZONA (4-4-1) at MINNESOTA (5-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Vikings by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 3-6, Vikings 5-4

SERIES RECORD - Vikings lead 15-11

LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Vikings 23-20, Dec. 10, 2015

LAST WEEK - Cardinals beat 49ers 23-20; Vikings lost to Redskins 26-20

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 17, Vikings No. 15





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Vikings have won all eight meetings in Minnesota since Cardinals' move to Arizona in 1988. Last loss at home to franchise was in 1977 to St. Louis Cardinals. ... Cardinals play five of final seven games on road. All but two remaining opponents currently have winning records, with combined mark of 35-27-2. ... Under coach Bruce Arians, Cardinals are 7-0 against NFC North foes, including win in playoffs last season vs. Green Bay. ... Cardinals QB Carson Palmer has 300-plus yards passing in each of last three games. ... Cardinals RB David Johnson ranks second in NFL with 1,213 yards from scrimmage, with 100-plus in all nine games. ... Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, playing in native city against team he once served as ballboy, has 22 catches over last two games. ... Vikings have lost four straight games for first time since Oct. 13-Nov. 3, 2013. ... K Kai Forbath will make Vikings debut, after release of Blair Walsh. ... Vikings WR Stefon Diggs is first player in NFL history with at least 13 catches in consecutive games. He needs 11 receptions to set another all-time mark. Three players, most recently Antonio Brown for Pittsburgh last year, share three-game record with 36 catches. ... In four home games with Vikings, QB Sam Bradford has six TD passes with no interceptions and average of 273 yards passing for 111.3 passer rating. ... Vikings have only three sacks in last four games. ... Fantasy Tip: Cardinals WR Michael Floyd coming off season-high five receptions for 101 yards. Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson, also overdue for kickoff return TD without one this year, has 28 catches and two TDs over last six games.


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