Just the Numbers: Vikings Offensive Rankings after Week 8

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Dalvin Cook

The Minnesota Vikings have seven games in the books in 2021, with a 3-4 record heading into Week 9.

The team is teetering on a collapse with the loss of Danielle Hunter for the remainder of the season. And that’s not because they’re terrible — the schedule is just so tumultuous.

These are the Vikings offensive rankings through Week 8

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

  • 1st in Lowest INTs Thrown %
  • 2nd in Fewest Giveaways
  • 4th in Lowest Sacks per Snap %
  • 5th in Completion %
  • 6th in 1st Half Points Scored
  • 7th in Yards Gained
  • 8th in Passing Yards
  • 8th in Passer Rating
  • 10th in Rushing Yards
  • 10th in Passing TDs
  • 10th in 4th Down Conversion %
  • 11th in Redzone TD Scored %
  • 11th in First Downs
  • 12th in Yards per Rush
  • 14th in Offensive DVOA
  • 14th in Yards per Play
  • 14th in Time of Possession
  • 16th in Yards per Pass
  • 18th in Points Scored
  • 20th in Points per Play
  • 20th in Touchdowns Scored
  • 24th in 3rd Down Conversion %
  • 28th in 2nd Half Points Scored
  • 28th in Offensive Penalties
  • 29th in Offensive Penalty Yards
  • 30th in 4th Quarter Points Scored
  • 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).