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
14.5 Total Offense 7.1
24.9 Total Defense 10.7
21.1 Passing Offense 5.0
26.1 Passing Defense 8.0
11.0 Rushing Offense 20.3
17.5 Rushing Defense 17.7
22.2 Receiving Offense 4.0
25.8 Receiving Defense 6.3
24.5 Punting 19.7
13.0 Return 23.2
24.7 Kicking 24.0

Total Offense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 24.4 15 25.9 10
Total Yds/Game 344.3 13 399.4 4
Giveaways 32 29 19 4
Total 1st Downs 309 19 359 4
3rd Down Efficiency 36.4% 22 43.9% 2
4th Down Efficiency 52.6% 5 47.4% 8
Total TDs 41 11 49 3
Scoring Efficiency 34.4% 15 40.3% 6
3 and Out Drives 46 21 38 10
Penalties 70 4 95 11
Penalty Yds 695 6 817 16
Avg Total Off. Rank 14.5 7.1

Total Defense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 30.0 32 19.0 4
Opp. Total Yds/Game 397.6 31 305.7 4
Takeaways 20 27 19 29
Opp. Total 1st Downs 368 30 274 1
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 44.2% 31 34.7% 4
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 61.1% 30 33.3% 8
Opp. Total TDs 51 31 31 6
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 39.6% 28 30.4% 8
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 44 17 52 5
Opp. Penalties 100 14 91 25
Opp. Penalty Yds 1003 3 750 24
Avg Total Def. Rank 24.9 10.7

Passing Offense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 546 21 651 4
Total Completions 325 22 446 2
Completion Pct. 59.5 20 68.5 2
Passing Yds/Game 214.2 23 307.4 2
Yds/Attempts 6.28 21 7.55 5
Passing TDs 18 27 39 2
INTs Thrown 19 22 12 11
QB Rating 76.0 24 104.5 3
Passing 1st Downs 173 23 244 2
Sacks Allowed 44 22 37 10
Sacks Yds Allowed 218 7 244 12
Avg Passing Off. Rank 21.1 5.0

Passing Defense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 648 31 507 3
Opp. Total Completions 419 32 304 2
Opp. Completion Pct. 64.7 26 60.0 16
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 287.2 31 194.1 2
Opp. Yds/Attempts 7.09 23 6.12 9
Opp. Passing TDs 37 32 20 6
Interceptions 12 24 12 25
Opp. QB Rating 98.6 30 83.6 14
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 247 32 168 3
Sacks 41 14 49 4
Sacks Yds 274 12 336 4
Avg Passing Def. Rank 26.1 8.0

Rushing Offense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 423 18 391 26
Rushing Yds/Game 130.1 8 92.1 25
Yds/Carry 4.9 2 3.8 25
Rushing TDs 23 1 10 24
Rushing 1st Downs 106 12 87 21
Rushing Fumbles 9 25 1 1
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 11.0 20.3

Rushing Defense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 443 19 387 6
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 110.4 16 111.6 19
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.0 14 4.6 28
Opp. Rushing TDs 14 21 11 13
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 101 20 82 8
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 7 15 3 32
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 17.5 17.7

Receiving Offense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 325 22 446 2
Receiving Yds/Game 227.8 23 322.6 2
Yds/Reception 11.2 26 11.6 14
Receiving TDs 18 27 39 2
Receiving 1st Downs 173 23 244 2
Receiving Fumbles 3 12 1 2
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 22.2 4.0

Receiving Defense Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 419 32 304 2
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 304.3 31 215.1 3
Opp. Yds/Receptions 11.6 14 11.3 9
Opp. Receiving TDs 37 32 20 6
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 247 32 168 3
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 4 14 4 15
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 25.8 6.3

Punting Stats Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 75 22 61 31
Punting Yds 3316 24 2859 29
Punting Average 44.2 22 46.9 6
Inside 20 23 27 25 21
Touchbacks 3 27 5 18
Blocked 0 8 0 10
Net Punting Average 39.2 17 42.3 3
Avg Punting Stats Rank 24.5 19.7

Return Stats Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 66 2 22 32
Kick Return Yds 1646 1 506 31
Kick Returns for TD 2 2 0 20
Punt Returns 22 30 32 18
Punt Return Yds 335 14 194 29
Punt Returns for TD 1 29 0 9
Avg Returns Stats Rank 13.0 23.2

Kicking Stats Vikings Saints
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 43 11 48 4
Extra Points Pct. 43/44 97.7 11 48/48 100.0 4
Field Goals Made 26 17 24 21
Field Goal Pct. 26/30, 86.7 15 24/32, 75.0 22
FG 1-19 0/0, 0 20 2/2, 100.0 3
FG 20-29 7/7, 100.0 20 6/7, 85.7 24
FG 30-39 12/12, 100.0 4 5/8, 62.5 30
FG 40-49 5/6, 0 26 10/14, 0 11
FG 50+ 2/5, 40.0 24 1/1, 100.0 25
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 24.7 24.0

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