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 15 11 0 0.577 622 576 2 0 1.000 71 35
Atlanta 19 10 0 0.655 685 473 1 1 0.500 57 54
Baltimore 3 3 0 0.500 147 153 0 0
Buffalo 8 6 0 0.571 320 249 0 0
Carolina 8 6 0 0.571 260 285 0 0
Chicago 60 54 2 0.526 2,420 2,246 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 75 39 2 0.655 2,525 2,147 0 0
Green Bay 53 60 3 0.470 2,258 2,526 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 15 2 0.577 899 858 5 2 0.714 150 150
Miami 5 7 0 0.417 253 247 0 1 0.000 7 24
New England 4 9 0 0.308 254 284 0 0
New Orleans 19 11 0 0.633 752 561 3 1 0.750 135 81
NY Giants 16 10 0 0.615 630 469 1 2 0.333 33 80
NY Jets 3 8 0 0.273 209 267 0 0
Oakland 6 9 0 0.40 314 349 0 1 0.000 14 32
Philadelphia 15 10 0 0.600 594 548 0 4 0.000 51 122
Pittsburgh 9 8 0 0.529 389 336 0 1 0.000 6 16
San Francisco 22 19 1 0.536 929 941 1 4 0.200 94 154
Seattle 5 10 0 0.333 331 395 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 483 399 11 0.547 19,703 18,230 20 29 0.408 955 1,113

Last updated: As of week 7 of the 2019 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

Defensive[edit]

Attendances[edit]

Individual records[edit]

Note: Bold indicates the record is still active as of week 7 of the 2019 NFL season.

Scoring[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Passing[edit]

Receiving[edit]

Defense[edit]

Special teams[edit]

References[edit]

General
  • West, Tom, ed. (2012). Minnesota Vikings 2012 Team Guide (PDF). Minneapolis: Minnesota Vikings Football.
  • West, Tom, ed. (2013). Minnesota Vikings 2013 Team Guide (PDF). Minneapolis: Minnesota Vikings Football.
  • West, Tom, ed. (2014). Minnesota Vikings 2014 Team Guide (PDF). Minneapolis: Minnesota Vikings Football.
  • West, Tom, ed. (2015). Minnesota Vikings 2015 Team Guide (PDF). Minneapolis: Minnesota Vikings Football.
  • West, Tom, ed. (2016). 2017 Minnesota Vikings Team Guide. Minneapolis: Minnesota Vikings Football.
Specific
  1. ^ "Minnesota Vikings Head-to-Head Records". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference. Retrieved October 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "Vikings, aided by Danielle Hunter, set franchise mark with 10 sacks". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  3. ^ Vikings PR [@VikingsPR] (2 December 2016). "New #Vikings home attendance record: 66,860" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Attendance Records". vikings.com. Minnesota Vikings Football. Retrieved December 29, 2012.
  5. ^ a b https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/P/PeteAd01/gamelog//#stats::10
  6. ^ "Vikings' Adam Thielen: Snaps 100-yard streak at eight games". CBSSports.com. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  7. ^ "Minnesota Vikings records, Team and Player records". VikingsMania.com.com. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  8. ^ http://prod.www.vikings.clubs.nfl.com/news/article-1/Patterson-Ties-Vikings-Record-with-5th-Kickoff-Return-TD/c8daa63b-58b4-42c5-aa38-40408fed0537