The Vikings 2022 Offense by the Numbers: After Week 6


The Vikings 2022 Offense by the Numbers: After Week 6
Oct 16, 2022; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Dolphins linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel (43) tackles Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook. Mandatory Credit: Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports.

The Minnesota Vikings have six games in the books in 2022, with a 5-1 record heading into the bye week.

First-year head coach Kevin O’Connell won for a fifth time, thanks to the best defensive showing of the season to date and some timely offensive plays from Kirk Cousins, Dalvin Cook, Justin Jefferson, Adam Thielen, and Irv Smith. Next up, the Vikings rest on the bye, with eyes locked on the Arizona Cardinals in Week 8.

The Vikings Top Offensive Performers at Dolphins, per PFF
Oct 16, 2022; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson. Mandatory Credit: Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports.

The Vikings are early 6.5-point favorites at home against the Cardinals, who embarrassingly lost in Week 6 to the Seattle Seahawks, 19-9. Arizona plays on Thursday Night Football this week, hosting the New Orleans Saints.

These are the Vikings offensive rankings through Week 6.

  • 1st in 4th Down Conversion %
  • 5th in 1st Downs
  • 5th in Fewest Giveaways
  • 6th in Fewest Sack %
  • 6th in Fewest Offensive Penalties
  • 6th in Pass Play % (frequency)
  • 7th in TDs Scored
  • 7th in Fewest Offensive Penalty Yards
  • 8th in Scoring Differential
  • 8th in Yards per Point
  • 9th in Passing Yards
  • 9th in 1st Half Points Scored
  • 9th in Fewest Sacks Allowed
  • 9th in Rushing Offense DVOA
  • 10th in Points per Play
  • 10th in Rushing TDs
  • 10th in Passing TDs
  • 10th in Completion %
  • 12th in Redzone TD %
  • 13th in Offense EPA/Play
  • 14th in Points Scored
  • 14th in Offense DVOA
  • 15th in Passer Rating
  • 16th in Yards per Play
  • 16th in INT %
  • 17th in Passing Offense DVOA
  • 17th in 3rd Down Conversion %
  • 19th in Yards Gained
  • 19th in 2nd Half Points Scored
  • 21st in Yards per Pass
  • 21st in Yards per Rush
  • 23rd in Rushing Yards
  • 25th in Time of Possession
  • 27th in Run Play % (frequency)

Former Vikings DT Signs with Dolphins

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).

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