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.

Lions Average Team Rankings Vikings
17.6 Total Offense 18.2
10.1 Total Defense 17.0
16.3 Passing Offense 24.8
15.5 Passing Defense 16.0
23.5 Rushing Offense 13.5
4.5 Rushing Defense 22.3
13.5 Receiving Offense 21.8
16.2 Receiving Defense 12.2
15.5 Punting 22.3
17.2 Return 12.5
28.3 Kicking 26.2

Total Offense Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Points/Game 20.1 22 20.3 21
Total Yds/Game 340.8 19 315.5 27
Giveaways 20 7 20 8
Total 1st Downs 310 20 288 27
3rd Down Efficiency 38.6% 17 38.9% 22
4th Down Efficiency 50.0% 3 50.0% 19
Total TDs 33 19 29 26
Scoring Efficiency 33.0% 20 33.0% 21
3 and Out Drives 39 18 32 8
Penalties 118 25 100 10
Penalty Yds 989 24 836 11
Avg Total Off. Rank 17.6 18.2

Total Defense Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Points/Game 17.6 2 21.4 11
Opp. Total Yds/Game 300.9 2 344.7 14
Takeaways 27 8 19 25
Opp. Total 1st Downs 310 12 321 19
Opp. 3rd Down Efficiency 37.2% 7 41.5% 25
Opp. 4th Down Efficiency 40.0% 19 64.3% 24
Opp. Total TDs 31 7 36 13
Opp. Scoring Efficiency 27.5% 2 34.1% 17
Opp. 3 and Out Drives 47 6 36 21
Opp. Penalties 99 24 112 8
Opp. Penalty Yds 849 22 938 10
Avg Total Def. Rank 10.1 17.0

Passing Offense Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 604 11 517 22
Total Completions 365 12 322 23
Completion Pct. 60.4 23 62.3 18
Passing Yds/Game 267.8 12 222.9 24
Yds/Attempts 7.09 18 6.90 25
Passing TDs 22 18 17 29
INTs Thrown 12 8 18 26
QB Rating 85.9 21 79.2 27
Passing 1st Downs 210 12 171 25
Sacks Allowed 45 22 51 28
Sacks Yds Allowed 254 22 322 26
Avg Passing Off. Rank 16.3 24.8

Passing Defense Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 592 28 534 5
Opp. Total Completions 383 30 353 19
Opp. Completion Pct. 64.7 24 66.1 27
Opp. Passing Yds/Game 250.1 15 236.8 8
Opp. Yds/Attempts 6.76 8 7.10 14
Opp. Passing TDs 23 11 26 18
Interceptions 20 5 13 19
Opp. QB Rating 83.0 9 92.8 23
Opp. Passing 1st Downs 209 26 189 10
Sacks 42 8 41 12
Sacks Yds 295 6 217 21
Avg Passing Def. Rank 15.5 16.0

Rushing Offense Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Total Attempts 396 25 413 18
Rushing Yds/Game 88.9 28 112.8 14
Yds/Carry 3.6 29 4.4 12
Rushing TDs 11 18 12 16
Rushing 1st Downs 72 28 90 18
Rushing Fumbles 7 13 3 3
Avg Rushing Off. Rank 23.5 13.5

Rushing Defense Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Total Attempts 350 2 450 25
Opp. Rushing Yds/Game 69.3 1 121.4 25
Opp. Yds/Carry 3.2 1 4.3 24
Opp. Rushing TDs 8 5 10 12
Opp. Rushing 1st Downs 59 1 100 21
Opp. Rushing Fumbles 7 17 4 27
Avg Rushing Def. Rank 4.5 22.3

Receiving Offense Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Receptions 365 12 322 23
Receiving Yds/Game 267.8 12 222.9 24
Yds/Reception 11.7 14 11.1 23
Receiving TDs 22 18 17 29
Receiving 1st Downs 210 12 171 25
Receiving Fumbles 4 13 3 7
Avg Receiving Off. Rank 13.5 21.8

Receiving Defense Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Opp. Receptions 383 30 353 19
Opp. Receiving Yds/Game 250.1 15 236.8 8
Opp. Yds/Receptions 10.4 3 10.7 5
Opp. Receiving TDs 23 11 26 18
Opp. Receiving 1st Downs 209 26 189 9
Opp. Receiving Fumbles 5 12 5 14
Avg Receiving Def. Rank 16.2 12.2

Punting Stats Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Punts 68 23 75 14
Punting Yds 3138 21 3318 16
Punting Average 46.1 9 43.7 24
Inside 20 29 8 21 27
Touchbacks 5 17 6 12
Blocked 0 6 1 19
Net Punting Average 40.1 9 38.7 22
Avg Punting Stats Rank 15.5 22.3

Return Stats Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Kick Returns 25 29 54 3
Kick Return Yds 612 27 1173 6
Kick Returns for TD 0 12 0 19
Punt Returns 32 15 27 25
Punt Return Yds 284 13 297 10
Punt Returns for TD 0 7 0 12
Avg Returns Stats Rank 17.2 12.5

Kicking Stats Lions Vikings
Stat Rk Stat Rk
Extra Points Made 32 22 29 27
Extra Points Pct. 32/32 100.0 22 29/29 100.0 27
Field Goals Made 25 19 26 16
Field Goal Pct. 25/38, 65.8 21 26/35, 74.3 16
FG 1-19 0/0, 0 16 2/2, 100.0 2
FG 20-29 10/10, 100.0 7 4/5, 80.0 29
FG 30-39 5/6, 83.3 30 8/10, 80.0 18
FG 40-49 6/14, 0 21 7/9, 0 15
FG 50+ 4/8, 50.0 12 5/9, 55.6 7
Avg Kicking Stats Rank 28.3 26.2

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