The 2021 Vikings Year-End Offensive Rankings

Oct 17, 2021; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports.

The Minnesota Vikings ended their disappointing 2021 campaign with an 8-9 record, missing the postseason altogether and firing their general manager and head coach.

Change is coming.

These are the Vikings definitive year-end offensive rankings.

  • 1st in Fewest Interceptions Thrown
  • 1st in Fewest Giveaways
  • 1st in 15+ Yard Gains
  • 5th in Fewest Sacks Allowed
  • 5th in Passer Rating
  • 6th in 25+ Yard Gains
  • 7th in 40+ Yard Gains
  • 9th in Redzone TD %
  • 9th in Passing TDs
  • 11th in Passing Yards
  • 12th in Yards Gained
  • 12th in Yards per Play
  • 12th in Yards per Pass
  • 12th in Passing DVOA
  • 13th in Completion %
  • 13th in 2nd Half Points Scored
  • 14th in Points Scored
  • 15th in Points per Play
  • 15th in 1st Half Points Scored
  • 15th in 4th Down Conversion %
  • 16th in Offensive DVOA
  • 16th in Touchdowns
  • 16th in Yards per Point
  • 17th in Offensive EPA/Play
  • 17th in Rushing Yards
  • 19th in Offensive Penalties
  • 19th in Yards per Rush
  • 20th in First Downs
  • 24th in Time of Possession
  • 26th in 3rd Down Conversion %
  • 27th in Rushing DVOA
  • 27th in Offensive Penalty Yards
  • 28th in Rushing TDs
  • 32nd in Most 3-and-Out Drives

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).