Minnesota Vikings statistics

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The Minnesota Vikings is an American football franchise based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The team was established in 1961 and is part of the National Football League's NFC North division. Since then, the team has taken part in the NFL playoffs 27 times, reaching four Super Bowls in 1970, 1974, 1975 and 1977.

This list encompasses the major records set by the team, its coaches and its players. The players section of this page lists the individual records for passing, rushing and receiving, as well as selected defensive records. The team has had two full-time home stadiums since its establishment – Metropolitan Stadium and the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome – although it is due to have a new stadium in time for the 2016 season; attendance records, both home and away, are included on this page.

All-time series[edit]

Team W L T Win% Points scored Points allowed W L Win% Points scored Points allowed
Regular season Playoffs
Arizona 13 10 0 0.565 545 512 2 0 1.000 71 35
Atlanta 16 10 0 0.615 623 442 1 1 0.500 57 54
Baltimore 2 3 0 0.400 123 137 0 0
Buffalo 8 5 0 0.615 314 222 0 0
Carolina 6 5 0 0.545 183 231 0 0
Chicago 54 49 2 0.524 2,206 2,057 0 1 0.000 18 35
Cincinnati 6 6 0 0.500 253 236 0 0
Cleveland 10 4 0 0.714 377 224 1 0 1.000 27 7
Dallas 11 11 0 0.500 534 515 3 4 0.429 135 123
Denver 7 6 0 0.538 285 293 0 0
Detroit 69 35 2 0.660 2,298 1,973 0 0
Green Bay 48 56 2 0.462 2,054 2,330 1 1 0.500 41 41
Houston 3 0 0 1.000 85 55 0 0
Indianapolis 7 15 1 0.326 482 585 0 1 0.000 14 24
Jacksonville 4 1 0 0.800 136 94 0 0
Kansas City 4 6 0 0.400 225 176 0 1 0.000 7 23
Miami 4 6 0 0.400 177 193 0 1 0.000 7 24
New England 4 8 0 0.333 244 260 0 0
New Orleans 18 10 0 0.643 703 512 2 1 0.667 106 57
NY Giants 13 10 0 0.565 529 432 1 2 0.333 33 80
NY Jets 1 8 0 0.111 142 226 0 0
Oakland 4 9 0 0.308 250 321 0 1 0.000 14 32
Philadelphia 13 9 0 0.591 533 507 0 3 0.000 44 84
Pittsburgh 9 7 0 0.563 380 310 0 1 0.000 6 16
St. Louis 20 14 2 0.583 823 795 5 2 0.714 150 150
San Diego 5 6 0 0.455 248 286 0 0
San Francisco 21 18 1 0.537 902 905 1 4 0.200 94 154
Seattle 5 8 0 0.385 317 336 0 0
Tampa Bay 31 22 0 0.585 1,130 970 0 0
Tennessee 8 4 0 0.667 320 188 0 0
Washington 9 9 0 0.500 451 399 2 3 0.400 86 102
Totals 433 370 10 0.539 17,872 16,722 19 27 0.413 910 1,041

Last updated: Week 7 of the 2014 NFL season[1]

Team records[edit]

Firsts[edit]

Biggest results[edit]

  • Largest margin of victory (home): 48, Cleveland Browns 3–51 Minnesota Vikings, November 9, 1969
  • Largest margin of victory (road): 40, Minnesota Vikings 43–3 Dallas Cowboys, November 13, 1988
  • Largest margin of defeat (home): 35, Philadelphia Eagles 42–7 Minnesota Vikings, September 14, 1980
  • Largest margin of defeat (road): 44, Minnesota Vikings 7–51 San Francisco 49ers, December 8, 1984
  • Most points scored in a game: 54, Dallas Cowboys 13–54 Minnesota Vikings, October 18, 1970
  • Most points allowed in a game: 56, St. Louis Cardinals 56–14 Minnesota Vikings, October 6, 1963
  • Most points in a game (both teams): 89, Minnesota Vikings 41–48 Chicago Bears, October 19, 2008

Wins/losses in a season[edit]

  • Most games won in a season (regular season): 15, 1998
  • Most games won in a season (including postseason): 16, 1998
  • Most games lost in a season: 13

Streaks[edit]

  • Most consecutive games won (regular season): 13, 1974-1975
  • Most consecutive games won (including postseason): 12, 1969
  • Most consecutive home games won: 15, 19741976
  • Most consecutive road games won: 7
  • Most consecutive games lost: 8, 20012002
  • Most consecutive home games lost: 5
  • Most consecutive road games lost: 16, 20002002
  • Most consecutive games scoring: 260, 19912007
  • Most consecutive games with a touchdown: 97, 19952001
  • Most consecutive games with a field goal: 31, 19681970

Points[edit]

  • Most points scored in a season: 556, 1998
  • Fewest points scored in a season: 187, 1982 (season reduced to 9 games)
  • Fewest points scored in a 16-game season: 259, 1979
  • Most points allowed in a season: 484, 1984
  • Fewest points allowed in a season: 133, 1969
  • Fewest points allowed in a 16-game season: 233, 1988

Touchdowns[edit]

  • Most touchdowns scored in a season: 64, 1998
  • Fewest touchdowns scored in a season: 23, 1982 (season reduced to 9 games)
  • Fewest touchdowns scored in a 16-game season: 28, 1993
  • Most touchdowns allowed in a season: 59, 1984
  • Fewest touchdowns allowed in a season: 14
  • Most touchdowns scored in a game: 7
  • Most touchdowns allowed in a game: 8, vs. St. Louis Cardinals, October 6, 1963
  • Most touchdowns in a game (both teams): 12, at Chicago Bears, December 17, 1961

Field goals[edit]

  • Most field goals made in a season: 35
  • Most field goals made by opponents in a season: 34, 2006
  • Fewest field goals made in a season: 8
  • Most field goals made in a game: 7, vs. Los Angeles Rams, November 5, 1989
  • Most field goals made by an opponent in a game: 6
    • vs. Detroit Lions, November 13, 1966
    • at Detroit Lions, October 17, 1999

Attendances[edit]

Individual records[edit]

Note: Bold indicates the record is still active as of week 6 the 2014 NFL season.

Scoring[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Passing[edit]

Receiving[edit]

Defense[edit]

Special teams[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Minnesota Vikings Head-to-Head Records". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Attendance Records". vikings.com. Minnesota Vikings Football. Retrieved December 29, 2012.