Status Of The Stats

Here are some interesting Vikings stats after 2 weeks of football.

  • Brett Favre has 77.1% completion rate and a 110.2 quarterback rating.  He hasn’t thrown an interception.
  • Favre averages only 5.5 yards per passing attempt.
  • Adrian Peterson leads the league in rushing with 272 yards, which is a 6.8 yards average.  He has 4 touchdowns and 1 fumble.
  • Percy Harvin and Chester Taylor each have 8 catches, which ties them for the team lead.
  • Harvin leads the team with 77 recieving yards, a 9.8 yards average, a long of 21 yards, and 2 touchdowns. 
  • Harvin also averages 9.0 yards per rush, with 4 total rushes.
  • Ryan Longwell hasn’t missed a kick yet.
  • Darius Reynaud averages 19 yards per return.  Our opponents average 18.5, even with that 67 yards touchdown.
  • Percy Harvin averages 29.7 per kickoff return.  Opponents have averaged 18.2.
  • E.J. Henderson leads the team with 14 solo tackles.
  • The Vikings have recorded 7 sacks.  Brett Favre has been sacked 7 times.
  • Chad Greenway leads the team with his two interceptions.
  • The team is 9 of 25 on third down.

Just some stuff to chew on this week.

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5 Responses to “Status Of The Stats”

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  2. starrc10 says:

    Woof. Plenty there to chew on.

    We give up too many sacks. Thanks for the special teams stats, that makes me feel better about things. And it is just me or does our 3rd down percentage suck? Are you sure its not higher than that? Is that our defensive 3rd downs?

  3. Adam Warwas says:

    Starr, while our O-Line has had some issues, Favre has clearly been instructed to take a sack instead of slinging it and possibly turning it over. It’s conservative play, but against teams like the Lions and Browns it works out. Down the road if we’re playing from behind against a better team then i suspect Favre will be more aggressive and less liekly to just lay down.

    And yes, that is our 3rd down numbers. Our opponents are 8 of 25.

  4. Adam Warwas says:

    The third down % is the stat that bums me out most about this squad so far… I thought we would see a major improvement int hat area. But preseason showed us that we still have major struggles on 3rd down.

  5. starrc10 says:

    Agreed… From watching the games, I never would have thought it would be so low.

    I hope we take the Niners out behind the woodshed.

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