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 29 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 18 10 0 0.643 657 461 1 1 0.500 57 54
Baltimore 3 3 0 0.500 147 153 0 0
Buffalo 8 5 0 0.615 314 222 0 0
Carolina 8 6 0 0.571 260 285 0 0
Chicago 60 51 2 0.540 2,384 2,181 0 1 0.000 18 35
Cincinnati 7 6 0 0.538 287 243 0 0
Cleveland 11 4 0 0.733 410 240 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 72 38 2 0.652 2,416 2,077 0 0
Green Bay 52 59 2 0.469 2,189 2,459 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
LA Chargers 6 6 0 0.500 279 300 0 0
LA Rams 22 14 2 0.605 868 820 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 19 10 0 0.655 732 531 3 1 0.750 135 81
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 4 0.000 51 122
Pittsburgh 9 8 0 0.529 389 336 0 1 0.000 6 16
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 33 22 0 0.600 1,183 1,000 0 0
Tennessee 9 4 0 0.692 345 204 0 0
Washington 11 10 0 0.524 538 481 2 3 0.400 86 102
Totals 470 389 10 0.547 19,111 17,713 20 29 0.408 955 1,113

Last updated: End of the 2017 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 week 11 of the 2017 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 January 16, 2017. 
  2. ^ Vikings PR [@VikingsPR] (2 December 2016). "New #Vikings home attendance record: 66,860" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Attendance Records". vikings.com. Minnesota Vikings Football. Retrieved December 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/P/PeteAd01/gamelog//#stats::10
  5. ^ "Minnesota Vikings records, Team and Player records". VikingsMania.com.com. Retrieved 30 October 2017. 
  6. ^ http://prod.www.vikings.clubs.nfl.com/news/article-1/Patterson-Ties-Vikings-Record-with-5th-Kickoff-Return-TD/c8daa63b-58b4-42c5-aa38-40408fed0537