Each week, VikingsTerritory tracks the 2022 Minnesota Vikings offense by the numbers. This is the after-Week-15 edition.
The Vikings have 14 games in the books in 2022, with an 11-3 record exiting Week 15.
First-year head coach Kevin O’Connell won for an 11th time in Week 15, thanks to a mega comeback against the Indianapolis Colts. Next up, the Vikings stay home to play the 8-5-1 New York Giants, the sixth seed in the NFC’s playoff chase. New York has an 87% of reaching the postseason, per FiveThirtyEight.com.
The Vikings are 3.5-point favorites at home against the Giants, a team that defeated the Washington Commanders on Sunday night in a game stuffed to the gills with playoff implications.
The Vikings 2022 Offense by the Numbers: After Week 15
- 1st in 4th Quarter Points Scored
- 3rd in 2nd Half Points Scored
- 3rd in Pass Play % (Frequency)
- 5th in 1st Downs
- 5th in Yards per Point
- 7th in Redzone TD %
- 7th in TDs Scored
- 7th in Rushing TDs
- 7th in Fewest Offensive Penalties
- 7th in Passing Yards
- 7th in Passing TDs
- 8th in Points Scored
- 8th in Fewest Offensive Penalty Yards
- 11th in Points per Play
- 12th in Passer Rating
- 13th in Yards Gained
- 13th in INT %
- 13th in Fewest Giveaways
- 13th in 1st Half Points Scored
- 15th in 4th Down Conv %
- 15th in Completion %
- 18th in Passing DVOA
- 18th in 3rd Down Conv %
- 18th in Offense EPA/Play
- 18th in Sack % Allowed
- 19th in Yards per Play
- 20th in Offense DVOA
- 22nd in Rushing DVOA
- 26th in Yards per Rush
- 27th in Sacks Allowed
- 27th in Time of Possession
- 28th in Rushing Yards
- 30th 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).