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10 Numbers of Note: Vikings 2019 Offense

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings are in the process of replacing Offensive Coordinator Kevin Stefanski, who was officially announced by the Browns as their new head coach on Monday.

Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer spoke with reporters Monday and explained that he's wanting to keep continuity for the offense and find the right fit.

The person hired will have the opportunity to continue to build on a unit that made multiple improvements from 2018 to 2019 by running the ball more effectively and passing with greater efficiency.

View exclusive black-and-white images as the Vikings competed against the 49ers in the divisional round.

Here are 10 season-ending numbers of note regarding the Vikings offense:

391 — points scored by Vikings offensive players in 2019, which is the fourth-most by Minnesota in a season since 1991 (518 in 1998, 447 in 2009 and 397 in 2000)

107.4 — Kirk Cousins finished with a season-long passer rating of 107.4, which is the second-highest by a Vikings quarterback in a season. His mark was ahead of Brett Favre's career best of 107.2 in 2009 and behind the 110.9 by Daunte Culpepper in 2004.

5 — Cousins had a completion percentage of 80 or higher in five games to set an NFL single-season record. He also tied four other quarterbacks for the most games (nine) of 2019 with a passer rating of 100.0 or higher.

13 — Dalvin Cook scored 13 rushing touchdowns, which is tied for the second-most by a Vikings running back in a single season. Adrian Peterson set the record with 18 in 2009, topping 13 by Chuck Foreman in 1975 and 1976 and Terry Allen in 1992

476 — rush attempts by the Vikings, which ranked fourth-most in the NFL in 2019 and was an increase of 119 carries over the total of 357 by Minnesota in 2018 that ranked 27th

8 — Stefon Diggs recorded eight receptions of 40 or more yards to tie for the NFL lead. He also tied for sixth in the league with 20 receptions that gained 20 or more yards this season.

129.9 — Adam Thielen generated a passer rating of 129.9 when targeted on passes of 20-plus air yards, the fifth-highest in the NFL in 2019.

39 — receptions by Kyle Rudolph, bringing his career total to 425, which ranks fifth among any player and second among tight ends in Vikings history

28 — sacks suffered by the Vikings offense in 2019, which was 12 fewer than the previous season

4,363 — Vikings players under the age of 26 totaled 4,363 yards from scrimmage, accounting for 77.1 percent of Minnesota's total 5,656 net yards. The 4,363 scrimmage yards was the fifth-highest across the NFL by players younger than 26 and second among teams that made the playoffs.

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