Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals 24 to 27

Sunday, September 12, 2021, Week 1

The Minnesota Vikings played the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati on Sunday, September 12, 2021, Week 1 of the 2021 season. The Bengals won by a score of 27-24.


Minnesota Vikings offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
403 336 67 1 24

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Zimmer Assistant Head Coach: Andre Patterson Offensive Coordinator: Klint Kubiak Special Teams Coordinator: Ryan Ficken Co-Defensive Coordinator: Andre Patterson, Adam Zimmer Quarterbacks Coach: Andrew Janocko Wide Receivers Coach: Keenan McCardell Offensive Line Coach: Phil Rauscher Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Ben Steele Running Backs Coach: Kennedy Polamalu Assistant Running Backs Coach: AC Patterson Tight Ends Coach: Brian Pariani Defensive Line Coach: Andre Patterson Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Imarjaye Albury Linebackers Coach: Adam Zimmer Defensive Backs Coach: Karl Scott Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Roy Anderson Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Paul Guenther Assistant Special Teams Coach: Robert Steeples Defensive Quality Control Coach: Imarjaye Albury, Sam Siefkes Offensive Quality Control Coach: Christian Jones, AC Patterson Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Josh Hingst Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Derik Keyes, Marquis Johnson, Joshua Woods General Manager: Rick Spielman Senior Offensive Advisor: Rick Dennison Executive Assistant to the Head Coach: Mary Redmond Sports Science: Joshua Woods


Cincinnati Bengals offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
366 217 149 0 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Zac Taylor Assistant Head Coach: Darrin Simmons Offensive Coordinator: Brian Callahan Defensive Coordinator: Lou Anarumo Special Teams Coordinator: Darrin Simmons Run Game Coordinator: Frank Pollack Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Pitcher Wide Receivers Coach: Troy Walters Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Brad Kragthorpe Offensive Line Coach: Frank Pollack Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Ben Martin Running Backs Coach: Justin Hill Tight Ends Coach: James Casey Defensive Line Coach: Marion Hobby Linebackers Coach: Al Golden Safeties Coach: Robert Livingston Cornerbacks Coach: Steve Jackson Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Mark Duffner Assistant Special Teams Coach: Colt Anderson Defensive Quality Control Coach: Louie Cioffi, Jordan Kovacs Strength and Conditioning Coach: Joey Boese Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Todd Hunt, Garrett Swanson Director of Player Personnel: Duke Tobin Director of Coaching Operations: Doug Rosfeld