Daniel Farias previews the Chargers upcoming opponent. - From Bolts from the Blue
The defense could not stop the rush, and the offensive line had three starters leave with injuries (Watt, Franklin, and Dunlap).
Offensive Rankings- Total Yards- 5139, NFL rank 29th/ Yards per game- 321.2, NFL rank 29th/ Pass- 2928, NFL rank 31/ Pass per game- 183.0, NFL rank 31st/ Rush-2211, NFL rank 4th/ Rush per game 138.2, rank 4th/ Points 365, NFL rank 16th/ Points per game 22.8, NFL rank 16.
Defensive Rankings- Total Yards- 5507, NFL rank 13th/ Yards per game- 344.2, NFL rank 13th/ Pass- 3759, NFL rank 12th/ Pass per game- 234.9, NFL rank 12th/ Rush- 1748, NFL rank 17th/ Rush per game- 109.3, NFL rank 17th/ Points- 302, NFL rank 5th/ Points per game 18.9, NFL rank 5th.
The addition of Alex Boone and Andre Smith provide the unit with toughness and stability.
The Vikings will try to take advantage of their receivers skill sets with quick passes and screens.