Quick Take: Vikings (1-2) at Titans (3-0)

Last meeting
In 2004, Titans backup QB Billy Volek replaced an injured Steve McNair and threw three interceptions as Tennessee fell 20-3 in Minnesota.

The Vikings have beaten the Titans five of the last six times, and lead the overall series, 7-3.

Last week
The Titans intercepted Texans QB Matt Schaub three times, pacing Tennessee to a 31-12 home win and its first 3-0 start since 1999. ... QB Gus Frerotte led a balanced Vikings attack in a 20-10 home win over Carolina.

Keep your eye on ...
Allen vs. Roos: After going without a tackle in his Vikings debut, Allen has recorded a sack in each of the last two games. But this week Allen will be facing reliable Titans LT Michael Roos, who has helped keep his quarterbacks on their feet; the Titans have allowed a league-low two sacks this season.

Frerotte's second start: Frerotte played well enough to lead the Vikings to their first win Sunday but will be facing Tennessee's third-ranked pass defense and a secondary with some unheralded playmakers in Greg Hope and Cortland Finnegan, who have combined for four interceptions in three games.

Collins' first test: The Titans quarterback has done enough to lead Tennessee to two wins, but those came against Cincinatti and Houston. How Collins manages against Minnesota's pass rush will say a lot about his long-term viability as Tennessee's starter.

White in the red zone: The emergence of rookie RB Chris Johnson has meant fewer carries for LenDale White but leaving him fresher in the red zone. White had a career-high two touchdown runs last week and aims for his fourth consecutive game with a TD.

Did you know?
The Titans are aiming for their first 4-0 start in franchise history. ... Since 2006, the Titans are 14-2 when recording two or more interceptions. ... In four games vs. the AFC, Adrian Peterson has totaled 594 rushing yards and four touchdowns.

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