The Vikings 2022 Offense by the Numbers: After Week 4

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The Minnesota Vikings have four games in the books in 2022, with a 3-1 record heading into Week 5.

First-year head coach Kevin O’Connell won for a third time, thanks to a game-winning 47-yard field goal by kicker Greg Joseph. Next up, the Vikings head home to Minneapolis for a date with the Chicago Bears.

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The Vikings are early seven-point favorites versus the Bears, who lost in Week 4 to the New York Giants, 20-12.

These are the Vikings offensive rankings through Week 4.

  • 5th in 1st Downs
  • 5th in Fewest Offensive Penalties
  • 6th in Lowest QB Sacked %
  • 7th in Fewest Offensive Penalty Yards
  • 8th in Fewest Sacks Allowed
  • 10th in Fewest Giveaways
  • 10th in 1st Half Points Scored
  • 10th in Rushing DVOA
  • 11th in Passing TDs
  • 13th in Offensive EPA/Play
  • 13th in Offensive DVOA
  • 13th in Passing Yards
  • 14th in TDs Scored
  • 14th in Rushing TDs
  • 15th in Passing DVOA
  • 15th in Interception %
  • 15th in Points Scored
  • 15th in Points per Play
  • 16th in Yards per Rush
  • 17th in Yards per Play
  • 17th in Yards Gained
  • 18th in Yards per Point
  • 19th in Completion %
  • 20th in 2nd Half Points Scored
  • 20th in Passer Rating
  • 22nd in Rushing Yards
  • 22nd in Yards per Pass
  • 25th in Time of Possession
  • 25th in Redzone TD %
  • 28th in 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).