Despite being favored in their regular season opener, the Vikings did everything in their power to lose in Week 1, and that’s exactly what happened.
Minnesota had 17 penalties — 12 of which were accepted — and other costly mistakes that led to the loss. Joe Burrow, just in his second NFL season and coming off a serious injury, looked stellar in the game.
But it wasn’t all bad for the Vikings. Here were the highest-graded, qualifying Vikings players on offense and defense from PFF: