Minnesota has allowed just 64 rushing yards per game over the last two weeks.
The Minnesota Vikings will host the San Diego Chargers and quarterback Philip Rivers, who has completed 80.9 percent of his passes through two weeks.
The Minnesota defense was gouged for 230 rushing yards on Monday night in a 20-3 loss to San Francisco.
Minnesota MLB Gerald Hodges is "pretty confident" that he will be a starter in 2015.
Cordarrelle Patterson returned a kickoff 107 yards for a touchdown on Saturday against the Dallas Cowboys.