MINNESOTA (5-3) at WASHINGTON (4-3-1)

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OPENING LINE - Redskins by 2

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RECORD VS. SPREAD - Vikings 5-3, Redskins 5-3

SERIES RECORD - Tied 12-12

LAST MEETING - Vikings beat Redskins 29-26, Nov. 2, 2014

LAST WEEK - Vikings lost to Lions 22-16, OT; Redskins had bye, tied Bengals 27-27 on Oct. 30

AP PRO32 RANKING - Vikings No. 9, Redskins No. 10

VIKINGS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (31), PASS (27)

VIKINGS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (8), PASS (4)

REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (14), PASS (3)

REDSKINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (26), PASS (15)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Vikings allowing league-low average of 15.8 points; also giving up fewer than 300 yards per game. ... Vikings WR Stefon Diggs, who played in college at Maryland, had career-high 13 catches for 80 yards last week vs. Detroit. ... Minnesota has five turnovers through eight games, lowest midpoint total in team history, including only one interception in 276 passes. ... After 5-0 start, Vikings have lost last three games; they haven't dropped four straight since Oct. 13-Nov. 3, 2013. ... DE Brian Robison has six sacks and three forced fumbles in past nine games. ... Since 2014, S Harrison Smith has 5+ sacks, most among NFL safeties in that span. ... Redskins QB Kirk Cousins tied Hall of Famer Sonny Jurgensen's franchise record with 15th career 300-yard passing game in previous match by throwing for 458 yards in Week 8 tie against Bengals in London. ... LT Trent Williams begins serving four-game suspension under the NFL's substance abuse policy; Ty Nsekhe will make third start of NFL career at age 31. ... WR Jamison Crowder, emerging as top target for Cousins, leads Redskins with four TD catches, had nine catches for 107 yards and TD in last game. ... TE Jordan Reed's 14 TD catches tied for most among players at his position since 2015. ... LB Ryan Kerrigan leads Redskins with seven sacks; LB Trent Murphy next with six; no one else on team has more than two. ... Fantasy Tip: Redskins RB Robert Kelley, who should be available in many leagues, should continue to get increased workload after running for career-high 87 yards and TD in last game. ... Vikings' running game has been real problem, but Redskins tend to give up rush yards in chunks - and Minnesota RB Matt Asiata scored three TDs last time these teams met.

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