This page details statistics about the Minnesota Vikings American football team.

Season records[edit | edit source]

Year Record Coach Leaders Off Ranks Def Ranks Out of
W L T Pct Pass Rush Receive Points Yards Points Yards
1961 3 11 0 .214 Van Brocklin Tarkenton McElhenny Reichow 9 12 14 14 14
1962 2 11 1 .154 Van Brocklin Tarkenton Mason Mason 13 12 14 12 14
1963 5 8 1 .385 Van Brocklin Tarkenton Mason Flatley 8 11 12 9 14
1964 8 5 1 .615 Van Brocklin Tarkenton Brown Brown 4 6 6 10 14
1965 7 6 0 .538 Van Brocklin Tarkenton Brown Flatley 4 4 14 7 14
1966 4 9 1 .308 Van Brocklin Tarkenton Brown Flatley 9 4 8 5 15
1967 3 8 3 .273 Grant Kapp Osborn Washington 14 14 7 6 16
1968 8 6 0 .571 Grant Kapp Brown Washington 8 14 6 5 16
1969 12 2 0 .857 Grant Kapp Osborn Washington 1 10 1 1 16
1970 12 2 0 .857 Grant Cuozzo Osborn Washington 3 19 1 1 26
1971 11 3 0 .786 Grant Cuozzo Jones Grim 18 23 1 2 26
1972 7 7 0 .500 Grant Tarkenton Reed Gilliam 12 12 12 3 26
1973 12 2 0 .857 Grant Tarkenton Foreman Gilliam 9 7 2 11 26
1974 10 4 0 .714 Grant Tarkenton Foreman Lash 5 5 3 10 26
1975 12 2 0 .857 Grant Tarkenton Foreman Gilliam 3 4 3 1 26
1976 11 2 1 .846 Grant Tarkenton Foreman White 9 6 2 4 28
1977 9 5 0 .643 Grant Tarkenton Foreman White 16 11 13 8 28
1978 8 7 1 .533 Grant Tarkenton Foreman Rashad 12 15 20 13 28
1979 7 9 0 .438 Grant Kramer Young Rashad 24 20 18 17 28
1980 9 7 0 .563 Grant Kramer Brown Rashad 15 11 11 26 28
1981 7 9 0 .438 Grant Kramer Brown Senser 13 6 21 17 28
1982 5 4 0 .556 Grant Kramer Brown White 13 15 20 18 28
1983 8 8 0 .500 Grant Dils Nelson Nelson 18 22 17 19 28
1984 3 13 0 .188 Steckel Kramer Anderson Lewis 24 25 28 28 28
1985 7 9 0 .438 Grant Kramer Nelson A. Carter 14 19 17 16 28
1986 9 7 0 .563 Burns Kramer Nelson Jordan 4 5 5 9 28
1987 8 7 0 .533 Burns Wilson Nelson A. Carter 13 15 16 12 28
1988 11 5 0 .687 Burns Wilson Nelson A. Carter 4 5 2 1 28
1989 10 6 0 .625 Burns Wilson Walker A. Carter 11 13 6 2 28
1990 6 10 0 .375 Burns Gannon Walker A. Carter 9 10 16 13 28
1991 8 8 0 .500 Burns Gannon Walker C. Carter 13 14 16 14 28
1992 11 5 0 .687 Green Gannon Allen C. Carter 4 10 7 9 28
1993 9 7 0 .563 Green McMahon Graham C. Carter 20 19 12 1 28
1994 10 6 0 .625 Green Moon Allen C. Carter 7 3 13 5 28
1995 8 8 0 .500 Green Moon Smith C. Carter 4 4 27 21 30
1996 9 7 0 .563 Green Johnson Smith Reed 23 12 15 16 30
1997 9 7 0 .563 Green Johnson Smith Reed 11 8 20 29 30
1998 15 1 0 .938 Green Cunningham Smith Moss 1 2 6 15 30
1999 10 6 0 .625 Green George Smith Moss 5 3 18 27 31
2000 11 5 0 .687 Green Culpepper Smith Moss 5 5 24 29 31
2001 5 11 0 .313 Green, Tice Culpepper Bennett Moss 24 12 26 28 31
2002 6 10 0 .375 Tice Culpepper Bennett Moss 9 1 30 26 32
2003 9 7 0 .563 Tice Culpepper Williams Moss 6 1 23 25 32
2004 8 8 0 .500 Tice Culpepper Smith Burleson 6 3 26 28 32
2005 9 7 0 .563 Tice Johnson Moore Taylor 19 25 19 21 32
2006 6 10 0 .375 Childress Johnson Taylor Taylor 26 21 14 8 32
2007 8 8 0 .500 Childress Jackson Peterson Wade 15 13 12 20 32
2008 10 6 0 .625 Childress Frerotte Peterson Berrian 12 17 13 6 32
2009 12 4 0 .750 Childress Favre Peterson Rice 5 2 6 10 32
2010 6 10 0 .375 Childress, Frazier Favre Peterson Harvin 29 23 18 8 32

All-time series[edit | edit source]

Updated through the 2009 season.

Team Overall Home Road PF PA
W L T W L T W L T
Arizona 10 10 0 4 4 0 6 6 0 458 464
Atlanta 14 9 0 8 3 0 6 6 0 557 387
Baltimore 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 97 107
Buffalo 7 4 0 3 1 0 4 3 0 260 191
Carolina 5 3 0 5 2 0 0 2 0 129 165
Chicago 50 43 2 30 18 0 20 25 2 1,931 1,726
Cincinnati 6 5 0 5 0 0 1 5 0 239 194
Cleveland 10 3 0 6 1 0 4 2 0 350 193
Dallas 10 9 0 4 7 0 6 2 0 574 563
Denver 7 4 0 4 2 0 3 2 0 234 236
Detroit 64 29 2 34 12 1 30 17 1 1,995 1,672
Green Bay 47 47 1 25 22 0 22 25 1 1,784 1,838
Houston 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 34 28
Indianapolis 7 14 1 7 5 1 0 9 0 123 168
Jacksonville 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 80 59
Kansas City 4 4 0 3 2 0 1 2 0 198 141
Miami 4 5 0 3 2 0 1 3 0 174 203
New England 4 6 0 2 2 0 2 4 0 219 202
New Orleans 18 7 0 11 2 0 7 5 0 679 419
NY Giants 12 8 0 6 4 0 6 4 0 491 391
NY Jets 1 7 0 1 3 0 0 4 0 122 197
Oakland 3 8 0 2 3 0 1 5 0 214 304
Philadelphia 11 8 0 6 2 0 5 6 0 430 450
Pittsburgh 8 7 0 4 2 0 4 5 0 331 250
Saint Louis 18 14 2 10 3 2 8 11 0 818 859
San Diego 4 5 0 3 3 0 1 2 0 196 245
San Francisco 19 18 1 13 8 0 6 10 1 926 983
Seattle 5 6 0 3 2 0 2 4 0 277 265
Tampa Bay 31 19 0 18 7 0 13 12 0 1,080 891
Tennessee 7 3 0 6 1 0 1 2 0 273 151
Washington 6 7 0 2 4 0 4 3 0 406 365
Totals 377 308 9 218 126 4 159 182 5 15,199 14,006

Career rushing yardage leaders[edit | edit source]

  • All career statistics updated through week 15 of 2011 season.
Rank Player Total yards
1 Robert Smith 6,818
2 Adrian Peterson 6,714
3 Chuck Foreman 5,887
4 Bill Brown 5,757
5 Ted Brown 4,546
6 Dave Osborn 4,320
7 Darrin Nelson 4,231
8 Tommy Mason 3,252
9 Michael Bennett 3,174
10 Chester Taylor 2,797

Career Rushing TD Leaders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Touchdowns
1. Adrian Peterson 63
2. Chuck Foreman 52
2. Bill Brown 52
4. Ted Brown 40
5. Robert Smith 32
6. Daunte Culpepper 29
6. Dave Osborn 29
8. Tommy Mason 28
9. Leroy Hoard 26
10. Terry Allen 23

Career Passing Yardage Leaders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Total Yards
1. Fran Tarkenton 33098
2. Tommy Kramer 24775
3. Daunte Culpepper 20162
4. Wade Wilson 12135
5. Brad Johnson 11098
6. Warren Moon 10102
7. Brett Favre 6711
8. Rich Gannon 6457
9. Randall Cunningham 5680
10. Joe Kapp 4807

Career Passing TD Leaders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player TD Passes
1. Fran Tarkenton 239
2. Tommy Kramer 159
3. Daunte Culpepper 139
4. Wade Wilson 66
5. Brad Johnson 65
6. Warren Moon 58
7. Randall Cunningham 48
8. Brett Favre 44
9. Rich Gannon 40
10. Joe Kapp 37

Career Receiving Yardage Leaders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Total Yards
1. Cris Carter 12383
2. Randy Moss 9316
3. Anthony Carter 7636
4. Jake Reed 6433
5. Sammy White 6400
6. Steve Jordan 6307
7. Ahmad Rashad 5489
8. Hassan Jones 3733
9. John Gilliam 3297
10. Paul Flatley 3222

Career Receiving TD Leaders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Touchdowns
1. Cris Carter 110
2. Randy Moss 92
3. Anthony Carter 52
4. Sammy White 50
5. Ahmad Rashad 34
6. Jake Reed 33
7. Steve Jordan 28
8. John Gilliam 27
9. Hassan Jones 24
9. Visanthe Shiancoe 24
10. Gene Washington 23
10. Bill Brown 23
10. Chuck Foreman 23

Career Wins by Starting QBs[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Wins
1. Fran Tarkenton 92
2. Tommy Kramer 54
3. Daunte Culpepper 38
4. Wade Wilson 27
5. Joe Kapp 23
5. Brad Johnson 23

Fastest Vikings QB to 20 wins[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Games
1 Brad Johnson 28 (20-8)
2. Wade Wilson 32 (20-12)

Career Sack Leaders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Sacks
1 Carl Eller 130
2. Jim Marshall 127
3. John Randle 114
4. Alan Page 108.5
5. Chris Doleman 96.5



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