• Vikings Facts

    First Draft Choice:
    • Tommy Mason, HB, Tulane, 1961.

    First Regular-Season Game:
    • A 37-13 victory over the Chicago Bears, 9/17/61.

    First Regular-Season Points:
    • A four-yard field goal by kicker Mike Mercer.

    First Winning Season:
    • 1964 (8-5-1)

    First Playoff Appearance:
    • A 24-14 loss to the Baltimore Colts in the NFL Western Conference playoff game, 12/22/68

    First Super Bowl Appearance:
    • A 23-7 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV, 1/11/70

    First All-Pro Selection:
    • HB Tommy Mason, 1963

    First Pro Bowl Selections:
    • HB Hugh McElhenny and E Jerry Reichow, 1961

    First Viking Elected to the Hall of Fame:
    • QB Fran Tarkenton, 1986

    First To Rush 100 Yards in a Game:
    • Raymond Hayes, 123 yards vs. the Los Angeles Rams, 12/3/61

    First 1,000-Yard Rusher:
    • Chuck Foreman, 1,070 yards (1975)

    First To Pass 400 Yards in a Game:
    • Fran Tarkenton, 407 yards vs. the San Francisco 49ers, 10/24/65

    Most Yards Rushing, Career:
    • Chuck Foreman, 5,879 yards (1973-79)

    Most Yards Passing, Career:
    • Fran Tarkenton, 33,098 yards (1961-66, 1972-78)

    Most Receptions, Career:
    • Cris Carter, 1016 receptions (1990-2000)

    All-Time Leading Scorer:
    • Fred Cox, 1,365 points (1963-77)

    Most Lopsided Win:
    • A 51-3 victory over the Cleveland Browns, 11/9/69

    Single Season Passing Yards Record:

    • Warren Moon, 1994 passed for 4,264 yards.

    Most Rushing Single Season:
    • Robert Smith, 2000 rushed for 1,521 yards

    Most Passing Yards Single Game:
    • Tommy Kramer, 1986 passed for 490 yards against Redskins.

    Longest Field Goal:
    • Jan Stenerud, 1984 kicked a 54 yard field goal

    Most Throwing TD's in a game:
    • Joe Kapp, 1969 tossed 7 TDs.

    Vikings in the Pro Football Hall of Fame:
    • Jim Finks
    • Alan Page
    • Bud Grant
    • Fran Tarkenton
    • Paul Krause
    • Ron Yary

    Vikings Facts

    Franchise Granted:
    • January 27, 1960

    First Season:
    • 1961

    Stadium:
    • Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

    Owner:
    • Zygi Wild & Crew

    Head Coach:
    • Brad Childress

    NFL Championship:
    • 1969

    NFC Championships:
    • 1973, 1974, 1976

    NFL Central Division Championships:
    • 1968, 1969

    NFL Western Conference Championship:
    • 1969

    NFC Central Division Championships:
    • 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2000

    Retired Uniform Numbers:
    • #10 Fran Tarkenton, #88 Alan Page, #70 Jim Marshall, #22 Paul Krause, #77 Korey Stringer, #53 Mick Tingelhoff, #80 Cris Carter

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    vikinggreg

    Souhan: Vikings realizing error, and cost, of drafting Ponder Article by: JIM SOUHAN

    My darkest day as a Vikings fan would be the death of Korey Stringer

    Other notable dark days would be the boat scandal, then Walker trade,

    vikinggreg Yesterday, 10:19 PM Go to last post
    PackSux!

    Kluwe to sue Vikings

    You honestly just asked that question? Did you not read my post?

    How much was Kluwe making when he got cut? How much is Locke making?

    PackSux! Yesterday, 09:13 PM Go to last post
    PackSux!

    Souhan: Vikings realizing error, and cost, of drafting Ponder Article by: JIM SOUHAN

    The fact that we traded up in 1995 to draft Derrick Alexander over Warren Sapp was a very dark day in Minnesota Vikings history.

    Imagine

    PackSux! Yesterday, 09:09 PM Go to last post
    raptorman

    Kluwe to sue Vikings

    So if Kluwe was cut for poor performance, why wasn't Locke cut this year? After all, his number are no better than Kluwe's were in 2012.

    raptorman Yesterday, 08:59 PM Go to last post

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