Just the Numbers: Vikings Offensive Rankings after Week 6

Oct 17, 2021; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson (18) makes a reception against the Carolina Panthers in overtime at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have six games in the books in 2021, with a 3-3 record to show for it.

On the whole, the Vikings offense and defense are starting to come together after inconsistently showcasing good performances for one side while the other unit lagged.

These are the Vikings offensive rankings through Week 6.

Please note: Bye weeks have begun, so all stats are ranked on a per-game basis.

  • 1st in Interceptions per Pass Attempt %
  • 3rd in Fewest Giveaways
  • 5th in Yards Gained
  • 5th in Sacks Allowed %
  • 6th in Completion %
  • 6th in Passing Yards
  • 7th in Passer Rating
  • 8th in Rushing Yards
  • 9th in First Downs
  • 9th in Time of Possession
  • 10th in Yards per Play
  • 10th in Passing TDs
  • 10th in Redzone TD %
  • 11th in Turnover Margin per Game %
  • 11th in 4th Down Conversion %
  • 11th in Yards per Rush
  • 12th in Offensive DVOA
  • 13th in Points Scored
  • 15th in Yards per Pass
  • 15th in Offensive TDs
  • 16th in 3rd Down Conversion %
  • 18th in Pro Football Focus Offense Grade
  • 20th in Points per Play
  • 32nd in Rushing TDs

Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).