Per PFF, the Vikings Top Players from Best to Worst: After Week 10

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After Week 10, these are the Minnesota Vikings grades from best to worst per Pro Football Focus. The scores are from the 2022 regular season and account for post-Week 10 standing.

This series will update the Vikings grades in real time each week after every game. Consider it a running total. For PFF grades specific to Week 10 against Buffalo, visit here for offense and here for defense.

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The Vikings beat the Buffalo Bills in Week 10, 33-30 situating the club around third-best in the league status per national power rankings. Per FiveThirtyEight, Minnesota is also the third-likeliest franchise to win Super Bowl LVII.

Of note, only players who qualify for PFF’s minimum snap count are listed.

These are the Vikings from best to worst through Week 10, according to PFF:

1. LT – Christian Darrisaw (89.8)
2. WR – Justin Jefferson (88.2)
3. EDGE – Danielle Hunter (83.4)
4. EDGE – Za’Darius Smith (83.2)
5. CB – Patrick Peterson (81.0)
6. RT – Brian O’Neill (78.7)
7. NT – Harrison Phillips (75.1)
8. DL – Dalvin Tomlinson (74.6)
9. QB – Kirk Cousins (72.5)
10. LG – Ezra Cleveland (71.9)
11. TE – T.J. Hockenson (71.5)
12. RB – Dalvin Cook (71.2)
13. RB – Alexander Mattison (70.9)
14. C – Garrett Bradbury (69.5)
15. EDGE – Patrick Jones (68.1)
16. WR – Adam Thielen (67.7)
17. CB – Cameron Dantzler (67.0)
18. LB – Jordan Hicks (66.7)
19. DL – James Lynch (66.5)
20. SS – Harrison Smith (61.5)
21. DL – Jonathan Bullard (61.5)
22. EDGE – D.J. Wonnum (60.1)
23. WR – K.J. Osborn (57.9)
24. TE – Irv Smith (57.4)
25. FS – Camryn Bynum (57.0)
26. RG – Ed Ingram (55.8)
27. CB – Chandon Sullivan (54.5)
28. LB – Eric Kendricks (53.8)
29. TE – Johnny Mundt (48.7)


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).