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A brief look at Vikings/Jaguars history

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Not exactly a storied rivalry.

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It's the time of week where we stroll down memory lane by reminiscing about the history between the Minnesota Vikings and their upcoming opponents.

This week, that stroll will be pretty short.

Sunday afternoon will be only the sixth meeting between the Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars. After Sunday Jacksonville will be the third least familiar opponent in Vikings franchise history. Minnesota has faced only the Baltimore Ravens (5) and Houston Texans (4) fewer times. So let's take a very brief look back on the not-so-storied history between the two franchises thanks to Pro Football Reference.

Total games between the Vikings and Jaguars (including playoffs): 5

All-Time Record: Vikings, 4-1 (no playoff meetings)

Total Vikings Points Scored, Head-to-Head: 136 (27.2 points/game)

Total Jaguars Points Scored, Head-to-Head: 94 (18.8 points/game)

Longest Vikings Winning Streak Against Jaguars: 3 (28 November 2004 - Present)

Longest Jaguars Winning Streak Against Vikings: 1 (23 December 2001)

Most Recent Vikings Road Win In Series: 23 November 2008 (Final score 30-12)

Most Recent Jaguars Home Win In Series: N/A

Biggest Vikings Road Win In Series: 18 points, 23 November 2008 (Final score 30-12)

Biggest Jaguars Home Win In Series: N/A

Current Streak: Vikings, 3 victories

Amazingly this is only the second time the Vikings will be playing a game in Jacksonville. Ever. The 2008 game was literally the only time the Vikings have visited the Jaguars up to this point. On that fateful day, David Garrard fumbled the opening snap, which was returned for a touchdown by Vikings legend Napoleon Harris. It was basically all Vikings after that. (Fun fact: the last score of the game was a Jaguars safety when Chris Kluwe ran out of the back of the end zone.)

Sam Bradford has faced the Jaguars once in his career, a 34-20 Rams win in 2013. He was 19/34 for 222 yards, 3 touchdowns, and no interceptions on the day. Meanwhile, none of Blake Bortles' 42 career games have been against the Vikings. Let's hope that his first experience against Minnesota is as unpleasant as...well, as most of the rest of his career up to this point.

Can the Vikings come back off an extra break and keep their winning streak against the Jaguars alive? Las Vegas is leaning that way, but not by much. The Vikings are currently about a 3.5-point favorite with a -180 money line to beat the 2-10 Jaguars on Sunday.