NFL: Eagles-Vikings playoff capsule
PHILADELPHIA (9-6-1) AT MINNESOTA (10-6)
Sunday, 11:30 a.m. HST, FOX (Oceanic Cable 3, HD 1003)
OPENING LINE — Eagles by 2½.
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Philadelphia 10-6; Minnesota 6-10.
SERIES RECORD — Tied 11-11.
LAST MEETING — Eagles 23, Vikings 16, Oct. 28, 2007.
LAST WEEK — Eagles beat Cowboys 44-6; Vikings beat Giants 20-19.
EAGLES OFFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (22), PASS (6).
EAGLES DEFENSE — OVERALL (3), RUSH (4), PASS (3).
VIKINGS OFFENSE — OVERALL (17), RUSH (5), PASS (25).
VIKINGS DEFENSE — OVERALL (6), RUSH (1), PASS (18).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Eagles and Vikings have met twice in January before, both wins by Philadelphia at home in divisional round after 1980 and 2004 seasons. ... Eagles have won seven of last eight against Vikings, whose only win in series since 1989 came in 1997 at home. ... Eagles coach Andy Reid and Vikings coach Brad Childress are good friends going back decades. Childress was Reid's offensive coordinator from 1999-2006. ... Eagles making seventh playoff appearance in last nine years, second most in league during that span. ... Eagles won four of last five and got plenty of help from fading Cowboys and Buccaneers to grab last wild-card spot. ... Because of season-ending knee injury in 2006, this is QB Donovan McNabb's first playoff appearance since Super Bowl after 2004 season. ... McNabb helped lead Eagles to franchise-best 416 points this season. He passed for franchise-record 3,916 yards. ... Vikings won five of last six to win NFC North. ... Vikings making 25th playoff appearance, tied with Steelers for fourth most in league history. ... Vikings WR Bernard Berrian leads league with 20.1 yards per reception. ... QB Tarvaris Jackson has eight TDs and one INT for 115.4 passer rating in 3½ games since taking over for injured Gus Frerotte. ... RB Adrian Peterson, league's rushing leader, has fumbled six times in last four games.