Our Head-to-Head feature is based on season stats. Check marks were given to the team with a higher ranking for that particular category.

Vikings Average Team Rankings Saints
18.2 Total Offense 6.9
17.0 Total Defense 24.7
24.8 Passing Offense 6.9
16.0 Passing Defense 21.0
13.5 Rushing Offense 11.0
22.3 Rushing Defense 27.3
21.8 Receiving Offense 11.3
12.2 Receiving Defense 20.2
22.3 Punting 20.8
12.5 Return 26.2
26.2 Kicking 31.2

Total Offense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 20.3 21 25.1 9
Total Yds/Game 315.5 27 411.4 1
Giveaways 20 8 30 28
Total 1st Downs 288 27 395 1
3rd Down Efficiency 38.9% 22 48.3% 4
4th Down Efficiency 50.0% 19 53.3% 9
Total TDs 29 26 49 5
Scoring Efficiency 33.0% 21 39.1% 10
3 and Out Drives 32 8 28 4
Penalties 100 10 80 2
Penalty Yds 836 11 670 3
Avg Total Off. Rank 18.2 6.9

Total Defense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 21.4 11 26.5 28
Opp. Total Yds/Game 344.7 14 384.0 31
Takeaways 19 25 17 28
Opp. Total 1st Downs 321 19 345 28
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 41.5% 25 46.0% 30
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 64.3% 24 50.0% 8
Opp. Total TDs 36 13 43 26
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 34.1% 17 44.4% 31
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 36 21 23 32
Opp. Penalties 112 8 105 16
Opp. Penalty Yds 938 10 889 14
Avg Total Def. Rank 17.0 24.7

Passing Offense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 517 22 659 2
Total Completions 322 23 456 1
Completion Pct. 62.3 18 69.2 1
Passing Yds/Game 222.9 24 309.5 3
Yds/Attempts 6.90 25 7.51 9
Passing TDs 17 29 33 6
INTs Thrown 18 26 17 25
QB Rating 79.2 27 97.0 6
Passing 1st Downs 171 25 258 1
Sacks Allowed 51 28 30 11
Sacks Yds Allowed 322 26 188 11
Avg Passing Off. Rank 24.8 6.9

Passing Defense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 534 5 546 15
Opp. Total Completions 353 19 341 11
Opp. Completion Pct. 66.1 27 62.5 15
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 236.8 8 262.9 24
Opp. Yds/Attempts 7.10 14 7.71 25
Opp. Passing TDs 26 18 26 19
Interceptions 13 19 12 23
Opp. QB Rating 92.8 23 92.9 24
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 189 10 205 23
Sacks 41 12 34 25
Sacks Yds 217 21 188 27
Avg Passing Def. Rank 16.0 21.0

Rushing Offense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 413 18 406 19
Rushing Yds/Game 112.8 14 113.6 13
Yds/Carry 4.4 12 4.5 6
Rushing TDs 12 16 16 6
Rushing 1st Downs 90 18 101 11
Rushing Fumbles 3 3 6 11
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 13.5 11.0

Rushing Defense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 450 25 442 22
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 121.4 25 132.8 29
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.3 24 4.8 31
Opp. Rushing TDs 10 12 17 30
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 100 21 111 28
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 4 27 5 24
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 22.3 27.3

Receiving Offense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 322 23 456 1
Receiving Yds/Game 222.9 24 309.5 3
Yds/Reception 11.1 23 10.9 26
Receiving TDs 17 29 33 6
Receiving 1st Downs 171 25 258 1
Receiving Fumbles 3 7 8 31
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 21.8 11.3

Receiving Defense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 353 19 341 11
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 236.8 8 262.9 24
Opp. Yds/Receptions 10.7 5 12.3 28
Opp. Receiving TDs 26 18 26 19
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 189 9 205 23
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 5 14 5 16
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 12.2 20.2

Punting Stats Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 75 14 58 30
Punting Yds 3318 16 2690 27
Punting Average 43.7 24 46.4 6
Inside 20 21 27 19 30
Touchbacks 6 12 5 20
Blocked 1 19 0 10
Net Punting Average 38.7 22 42.9 2
Avg Punting Stats Rank 22.3 20.8

Return Stats Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 54 3 21 31
Kick Return Yds 1173 6 543 30
Kick Returns for TD 0 19 0 21
Punt Returns 27 25 19 31
Punt Return Yds 297 10 134 31
Punt Returns for TD 0 12 0 13
Avg Returns Stats Rank 12.5 26.2

Kicking Stats Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 29 27 46 7
Extra Points Pct. 29/29 100.0 27 46/47 97.9 7
Field Goals Made 26 16 19 31
Field Goal Pct. 26/35, 74.3 16 19/22, 86.4 31
FG 1-19 2/2, 100.0 2 0/0, 0 21
FG 20-29 4/5, 80.0 29 6/6, 100.0 20
FG 30-39 8/10, 80.0 18 9/9, 100.0 14
FG 40-49 7/9, 0 15 3/5, 0 31
FG 50+ 5/9, 55.6 7 1/2, 50.0 25
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 26.2 31.2

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