Just the Numbers: Vikings Offensive Rankings after Week 13

Oct 10, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison (25) and quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) in action during the game between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have 12 games in the books in 2021, with a 5-7 record heading into Week 14.

Next, the Vikings take on Pittsburgh Steelers, and they need to win four of the next five games to reasonably reach the playoffs.

These are the Vikings offensive rankings through Week 13.

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

  • 1st in Fewest Interceptions
  • 1st in Fewest Giveaways
  • 2nd in Sacks Allowed
  • 2nd in Passer Rating
  • 3rd in Passing DVOA
  • 5th in Passing TDs
  • 6th in Yards Gained
  • 6th in Completion %
  • 7th in Yards per Play
  • 7th in Redzone TD %
  • 7th in Passing Yards per Game
  • 8th in Offensive DVOA
  • 8th in Yards per Pass
  • 8th in 1st Half Point Scored
  • 9th in 4th Down Conversion %
  • 11th in Points Scored
  • 11th in First Downs
  • 12th in Points per Play
  • 13th in Offensive EPA/play
  • 14th in Touchdowns
  • 15th in Yards per Point
  • 17th in 2nd Half Points Scored
  • 19th in 3rd Down Conversion %
  • 26th in Offensive Penalties
  • 28th in Rushing TDs
  • 29th in Rushing DVOA
  • 29th in Offensive Penalty Yards

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).