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 Lions
17.5 Total Offense 15.8
12.6 Total Defense 11.8
24.1 Passing Offense 15.3
17.8 Passing Defense 5.5
11.7 Rushing Offense 19.3
17.0 Rushing Defense 10.3
20.2 Receiving Offense 10.5
17.3 Receiving Defense 8.7
22.5 Punting 13.3
11.3 Return 12.7
16.8 Kicking 28.0

Total Offense Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 22.8 19 21.3 23
Total Yds/Game 344.3 21 363.3 12
Giveaways 4 11 6 18
Total 1st Downs 74 21 79 14
3rd Down Efficiency 37.3% 21 52.4% 1
4th Down Efficiency 50.0% 21 50.0% 18
Total TDs 8 21 9 14
Scoring Efficiency 39.5% 12 30.2% 28
3 and Out Drives 6 11 9 21
Penalties 25 17 24 12
Penalty Yds 202 17 191 13
Avg Total Off. Rank 17.5 15.8

Total Defense Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 21.0 9 15.5 4
Opp. Total Yds/Game 354.3 17 267.3 1
Takeaways 4 22 5 17
Opp. Total 1st Downs 81 18 67 5
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 50.0% 30 34.0% 6
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 0.0% 3 50.0% 23
Opp. Total TDs 9 16 7 5
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 33.3% 10 27.3% 4
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 9 10 13 4
Opp. Penalties 37 2 19 30
Opp. Penalty Yds 364 2 132 31
Avg Total Def. Rank 12.6 11.8

Passing Offense Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 121 24 148 10
Total Completions 72 27 95 11
Completion Pct. 59.5 28 64.2 19
Passing Yds/Game 223.0 25 294.0 5
Yds/Attempts 7.37 16 7.95 6
Passing TDs 3 32 5 22
INTs Thrown 4 21 3 13
QB Rating 76.9 28 91.5 18
Passing 1st Downs 41 25 57 6
Sacks Allowed 8 19 11 28
Sacks Yds Allowed 54 20 72 30
Avg Passing Off. Rank 24.1 15.3

Passing Defense Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 133 18 127 7
Opp. Total Completions 90 21 73 3
Opp. Completion Pct. 67.7 26 57.5 3
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 253.3 13 203.8 3
Opp. Yds/Attempts 7.62 20 6.42 5
Opp. Passing TDs 6 14 4 6
Interceptions 4 12 3 15
Opp. QB Rating 92.7 16 77.4 4
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 52 24 39 3
Sacks 8 16 10 7
Sacks Yds 49 16 69 5
Avg Passing Def. Rank 17.8 5.5

Rushing Offense Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 117 9 113 12
Rushing Yds/Game 134.8 8 87.3 25
Yds/Carry 4.6 10 3.1 30
Rushing TDs 5 7 4 9
Rushing 1st Downs 23 15 18 24
Rushing Fumbles 2 21 2 16
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 11.7 19.3

Rushing Defense Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 113 24 95 12
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 113.3 16 80.8 6
Opp. Yds/Carry 4.0 13 3.4 7
Opp. Rushing TDs 3 18 3 16
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 23 17 18 10
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 2 14 2 11
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 17.0 10.3

Receiving Offense Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 72 27 95 11
Receiving Yds/Game 223.0 25 294.0 5
Yds/Reception 12.4 6 12.4 4
Receiving TDs 3 32 5 22
Receiving 1st Downs 41 25 57 6
Receiving Fumbles 0 6 1 15
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 20.2 10.5

Receiving Defense Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 90 21 73 3
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 253.3 13 203.8 3
Opp. Yds/Receptions 11.3 18 11.2 16
Opp. Receiving TDs 6 14 4 6
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 52 24 39 3
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 1 14 0 21
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 17.3 8.7

Punting Stats Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 16 18 15 21
Punting Yds 732 16 752 14
Punting Average 45.8 12 50.1 1
Inside 20 4 27 5 19
Touchbacks 0 30 2 8
Blocked 0 14 0 7
Net Punting Average 39.3 18 42.3 10
Avg Punting Stats Rank 22.5 13.3

Return Stats Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 11 7 5 22
Kick Return Yds 303 3 124 22
Kick Returns for TD 0 18 0 10
Punt Returns 8 11 9 8
Punt Return Yds 67 13 93 6
Punt Returns for TD 0 16 0 8
Avg Returns Stats Rank 11.3 12.7

Kicking Stats Vikings Lions
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 8 22 9 16
Extra Points Pct. 8/8 100.0 22 9/9 100.0 16
Field Goals Made 9 3 4 23
Field Goal Pct. 9/11, 81.8 5 4/9, 44.4 28
FG 1-19 1/1, 100.0 1 0/0, 0 11
FG 20-29 1/1, 100.0 23 2/2, 100.0 15
FG 30-39 2/2, 100.0 12 1/1, 100.0 20
FG 40-49 3/5, 0 9 0/4, 0 23
FG 50+ 2/2, 100.0 4 1/2, 50.0 16
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 16.8 28.0

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