The Vikings 2022 Offense by the Numbers: After Week 1

The Vikings 2021 Offense by the Numbers: After Week 1
Sep 11, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison (2) in action against the Green Bay Packers at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports.

The Minnesota Vikings have one game in the books in 2022, with a 1-0 record heading into Week 2.

First-year head coach Kevin O’Connell notched a win during his maiden voyage, downing the Green Bay Packers 23-7 in Minneapolis. Next up, the Vikings travel to Philadelphia Eagles for Monday Night Football in Week 2.

Vikings Top Performers vs. 49ers, per PFF
Aug 20, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports.

The Vikings are early 1.5-point underdogs versus the Eagles, despite gaining widespread national attention for defeating Green Bay.

These are the Vikings offensive rankings through Week 1.

  • 1st in Fewest Turnovers
  • 2nd in Offensive DVOA
  • 3rd in Point Differential
  • 3rd in 1st-Half Points Scored
  • 4th in Passer Rating
  • 4th in Sacks Allowed
  • 5th in Yards per Pass Attempt
  • 6th in Yards per Play
  • 6th in Completion %
  • 6th in Passing TDs
  • 7th in Passing DVOA
  • 7th in Offensive EPA/Play
  • 8th in Yards Gained
  • 9th in Rushing DVOA
  • 9th in Passing Yards
  • 9th in Points per Play
  • 9th in QB Sacked % Allowed
  • 10th in Fewest Offensive Penalties
  • 11th in Rushing Attempts
  • 12th in Points Scored
  • 12th in Rushing Yards
  • 13th in Touchdowns Scored
  • 13th in Total Completions
  • 14th in Time of Possession
  • 15th in 1st Downs
  • 16th in Offensive Penalty Yards
  • 18th in Yards per Rush
  • 18th in 1st Downs per Play
  • 19th in Yards per Point
  • 22nd in Pass Attempts
  • 24th in Redzone TD %
  • 24th in 2nd-Half Points Scored
  • 24th in Offensive 3rd Down Conv %

Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. 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).