The Vikings 2022 Offense by the Numbers: after Week 17

The Vikings 2022 Offense by the Numbers: after Week 17
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins. © Kareem Elgazzar via Imagn Content Services, LLC.

Each week, VikingsTerritory tracks the 2022 Minnesota Vikings offense by the numbers. This is the after-Week-17 edition.

The Vikings have 16 games in the books in 2022, with a 12-4 record exiting Week 17.

First-year head coach Kevin O’Connell lost for the fourth time in Week 17, thanks to a dominating performance by the Green Bay Packers. Next up, the Vikings hit the road to play the 3-13 Chicago Bears, the 16th seed in the NFC. The Bears are now vying for respect and draft order placement.

after Week 17
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The Vikings are 5.5-point favorites against the Bears, a team that lost to the Detroit Lions in Week 17. O’Connell plans to play all Vikings starters despite the team’s near-lock status to remain in the NFC’s No. 3 playoff seed.

The Vikings 2022 Offense by the Numbers: after Week 17

  • 1st in 4th Quarter Points Scored
  • 2nd in Pass Play % (frequency)
  • 2nd in 2nd Half Points Scored
  • 5th in Passing TDs
  • 5th in Fewest Offensive Penalty Yards
  • 6th in Yards per Point
  • 6th in Fewest Offensive Penalties
  • 6th in 1st Downs
  • 7th in Passing Yards
  • 8th in Points Scored
  • 8th in TDs Scored
  • 8th in Redzone TD %
  • 8th in Rushing TDs
  • 11th in Points per Play
  • 13th in Yards Gained
The 2022 Vikings, According to All National Power Rankings Week 17
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  • 13th in INT %
  • 14th in Completion %
  • 14th in Passer Rating
  • 15th in Yards per Pass
  • 15th in 3rd Down Conv %
  • 16th in Yards per Play
  • 16th in 1st Half Point Scored
  • 17th in Passing DVOA
  • 17th in Sacks Allowed %
  • 19th in Offense EPA/Play
  • 19th in 4th Down Conv %
  • 20th in Offense DVOA
  • 25th in Yards per Rush
  • 27th in Sacks Allowed
  • 28th in Rushing DVOA
  • 30th in Rushing Yards
  • 30th in Time of Possession
  • 31st in Rush Play % (frequency)

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).