Minnesota Vikings statistics

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The Minnesota Vikings is an American football franchise based in Minneapolis. 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 28 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 three full-time home stadiums since its establishment – Metropolitan Stadium, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, and U.S. Bank Stadium; 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 14 11 0 0.560 595 559 2 0 1.000 71 35
Atlanta 17 10 0 0.630 643 452 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 8 5 0 0.615 236 254 0 0
Chicago 58 51 2 0.532 2,341 2,154 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 12 0 0.478 549 532 3 4 0.429 135 123
Denver 7 7 0 0.500 305 316 0 0
Detroit 71 37 2 0.655 2,379 2,040 0 0
Green Bay 50 59 2 0.459 2,150 2,449 1 1 0.500 41 41
Houston 4 0 0 1.000 116 68 0 0
Indianapolis 7 16 1 0.313 488 619 0 1 0.000 14 24
Jacksonville 5 1 0 0.833 161 110 0 0
Kansas City 5 6 0 0.455 241 186 0 1 0.000 7 23
Los Angeles 21 14 2 0.595 844 813 5 2 0.714 150 150
Miami 4 7 0 0.364 212 230 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 15 10 0 0.600 602 459 1 2 0.333 33 80
NY Jets 2 8 0 0.200 172 250 0 0
Oakland 5 9 0 0.357 280 335 0 1 0.000 14 32
Philadelphia 13 10 0 0.565 533 507 0 3 0.000 44 84
Pittsburgh 9 7 0 0.563 380 310 0 1 0.000 6 16
San Diego 6 6 0 0.500 279 300 0 0
San Francisco 21 19 1 0.524 905 925 1 4 0.200 94 154
Seattle 5 9 0 0.357 324 374 0 1 0.000 9 10
Tampa Bay 32 22 0 0.593 1,149 983 0 0
Tennessee 9 4 0 0.692 345 204 0 0
Washington 10 10 0 0.500 500 451 2 3 0.400 86 102
Totals 457 386 10 0.542 18,753 17,492 19 28 0.404 919 1,051

Last updated: End of the 2016 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, 19741975
  • 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 the end of the 2016 NFL season.

Scoring[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Passing[edit]

Receiving[edit]

Defense[edit]

Special teams[edit]

References[edit]

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