How The Broncos Stack Up Against The Vikings
The Denver Broncos (3-6) are coming off their bye week and travel to face the Minnesota Vikings (7-3) at 11 a.m. on Sunday.
New Broncos starting quarterback Brandon Allen will look for his second straight win in as many starts. He was 12 of 20 for 193 yards and two touchdowns in his debut as the starter.
Allen will face up against Minnesota's 25th ranked pass defense and had a bye week to get more reps with the first-team offense.
The Vikings feature former Rocky Mountain High School and Colorado State University grad Rick Dennison as offensive line coach and former Broncos coach Gary Kubiak as an assistant.
Minnesota is led offensively by running back Dalvin Cook, who leads the NFL with 1,415 all-purpose yards this season.
When the Broncos Run the Ball: Denver offense averaging 111.9 yards per game (16th in the NFL) vs. Minnesota defense averaging 91.2 yards per game (7th in the NFL).
When the Broncos Pass the Ball: Denver offense averaging 199.6 yards per game (31st in the NFL) vs. Minnesota defense averaging 241.9 yards per game (25th in the NFL).
When the Vikings Run the Ball: Minnesota offense averaging 153.0 yards per game (3rd in the NFL) vs. Denver defense averaging 107.6 yards per game (17th in the NFL)
When the Vikings Pass The Ball: Minnesota offense averaging 231.4 yards per game (9th in the NFL) vs. Denver defense averaging 202.1 yards per game (2nd in the NFL)