2021 Minnesota Vikings schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
8-9-0 0-0 7051 4755 2296 16 378 7592 5079 2513 28 452
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The Minnesota Vikings' sixty-first season was in 2021, and it was the eighth season Mike Zimmer served as the head coach of the team. The Vikings played their home games at U.S. Bank Stadium. He was fired from the Vikings on Monday, January 10, 2022. They finished the season 8-9-0, 5-3-0 at home and 3-6-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Denver Broncos 6-33
Preaseason Week 2 Indianapolis Colts 10-12
Preaseason Week 3 @ Kansas City Chiefs 25-28
Preaseason Week 4 Green Bay Packers 2021-09-11
Week 1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 24-27
Week 2 @ Arizona Cardinals 33-34
Week 3 Seattle Seahawks 30-17
Week 4 Bye Week
Week 4 Cleveland Browns 7-14
Week 5 Detroit Lions 19-17
Week 6 @ Carolina Panthers 34-28
Week 7 Bye Week
Week 8 Dallas Cowboys 16-20
Week 9 @ Baltimore Ravens 31-34
Week 10 @ Los Angeles Chargers 27-20
Week 11 Green Bay Packers 34-31
Week 12 @ San Francisco 49ers 26-34
Week 13 @ Detroit Lions 27-29
Week 14 Pittsburgh Steelers 36-28
Week 15 @ Chicago Bears 17-9
Week 16 Los Angeles Rams 23-30
Week 17 @ Green Bay Packers 10-37
Week 18 Chicago Bears 31-17

2021 Minnesota Vikings Coaching Staff

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