The four teams in the NFL conference championship games Sunday are among the league's best at playing defense .
Here is a look at how the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots ranked in some key statistical categories during the regular season:
POINTS ALLOWED PER GAME
1. Vikings, 15.8
2. Jaguars, 16.8
4. Eagles, 18.4
5. Patriots, 18.5
YARDS ALLOWED PER GAME
1. Vikings, 275.9
2. Jaguars, 286.1
4. Eagles, 306.5
29. Patriots, 366
RUSHING TDS ALLOWED
2. Patriots, 6
3. Eagles, 7
6. Jaguars, 9
9. Vikings, 10
SACKS
2. Jaguars, 55
7. Patriots, 42
15. Eagles, 38
17. Vikings, 37
OPPONENT PASSER RATING
1. Jaguars, 68.5
3. Vikings, 73.0
9. Eagles, 79.5
17. Patriots, 89.5
INTERCEPTIONS
2. Jaguars, 21
4. Eagles, 19
13. Vikings, 14
18. Patriots, 12
TAKEAWAYS
2. Jaguars, 33
4. Eagles, 31
23. Vikings, 19
25. Patriots, 18
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