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Which Vikings grabbed the highest Pro Football Focus grades vs. Titans?

Sep 11, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) carries the ball against the Tennessee Titans during the first quarter at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Vikings’ stars stepped up in Week 1 in their 25-16 win over the Tennessee Titans, according to Pro Football Focus ratings. Wide receiver Stefon Diggs and safety Harrison Smith received the highest grades from the football analytics site, which is used by 24 teams.

The top five offensive players were: Diggs, TE Kyle Rudolph, C Joe Berger, WR Adam Thielen and and TE David Morgan.

On the defensive side: Smith, DL Linval Joseph, S Andrew Sendejo, DE Brian Robison and DE Danielle Hunter

One notable stat mentioned by the PFF write up: Shaun Hill went 8-for-10 on passes between 10-19 yards.

Also the Vikings’ defense held Marcus Mariota to a 34.6 overall grade when his grade last year was 72.1. By PFF grading, Hill outplayed Mariota, scoring a 53.3 rating.

READ THE FULL PFF ARTICLE HERE

 





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