2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
3-3, 2nd in NFC North
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Vikes CB Peterson to IR with hamstring injury

Vikings cornerback Patrick Peterson was placed on injured reserve on Monday after hurting his hamstring against Carolina and must miss a minimum of three games.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Panthers passing when targeting Bashaud Breeland as the nearest defender today: 0-6, INT. 32 coverage snaps. Per NFL Next Gen Stats.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Matt Rhule made a huge error attempting a field goal on 4th-and-goal from the 5-yard line with 4:44 left against the Vikings, according to ESPN's win probability model. Panthers win probability if they went for it: 9.5% Panthers win probability if they attempted FG: 5.9% They needed just a 22% chance of conversion to justify going for it. Expected conversion rate for an average team was 41.5%.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Inactives: DT Michael Pierce, TE Ben Ellefson, QB Kellen Mond, WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette, DE Patrick Jones II, LB Chazz Surratt

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Alexander Mattison's four career fill-in starts for Dalvin Cook: 29.5 PPR fantasy points, 2020 Week 17 26.3 PPR fantasy points, 2021 Week 5 23.1 PPR fantasy points, 2021 Week 3 4.0 PPR fantasy points, 2020 Week 6

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Vikings inactives: Dalvin Cook (ankle), Michael Pierce (elbow), Ihmir Smith-Marsette (toe), Kellen Mond, Wyatt Davis, Patrick Jones II. Linebacker Anthony Barr is ACTIVE for the first time in 2021 after missing Weeks 1-4 w/ a knee injury. Because cornerbacks Cameron Dantzler and Harrison Hand are on the COVID-19/reserve list, the Vikings elevated Tye Smith from PSQ to the active roster and made Parry Nickerson a COVID-19 replacement via the PSQ.

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Vikings' Cook vows to play through ankle injury

Dalvin Cook said his ankle is "not 100% yet" but vowed to play through the injury against Detroit on Sunday, even after missing most of the second half last week. "That's the plan," he said.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards286.36th
Rushing Yards127.88th
Points For24.5Tied-13th
Points Against22.819th