VIKINGS-COLTS CONNECTIONS – Colts’ head coach Tony Dungy was the Vikings’ defensive coordinator from 1992-95…
Vikings’ head coach Mike Tice played for the Vikings during Dungy’s time in Minnesota…
Dungy also played quarterback at the University of Minnesota from 1973-76 and coached on the Gophers’ staff in 1980…
Dungy coached the defensive backs in Kansas City from 1989-91 when Vikings’ assistant secondary coach Kevin Ross played CB for the Chiefs…
Tice and Colts’ offensive quality control coach Pete Metzelaars were teammates in Seattle from 1982-84…
Both played for the Seahawks when Vikings’ special teams coach Rusty Tillman and Colts’ offensive line coach Howard Mudd were on Seattle’s
staff…
Tice also played in Seattle when Colts’ special teams coach Russ Purnell was on the Seahawks’ staff…
Metzelaars played in Buffalo when Vikings’ defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell was on the Bills’ staff…
Vikings’ DT Steve Martin was a 5th-round pick by the Colts in 1996 and played for Indianapolis from 1996-98…
Martin was in the same draft class as Colts’ WR Marvin Harrison…
Vikings’ TE Jermaine Wiggins spent part of the 2002 season with the Colts…
Vikings’ K Morten Andersen attended Ben Davis High School
in Indianapolis…
Colts’ WR Troy Walters was a 5th-round pick by the Vikings in 2000 and played two seasons with the Vikings (2000-01)…
Colts’ offensive coordinator Tom Moore coached on the Vikings’ staff from 1990-93, was born in Owatonna, MN and attended the University of Minnesota…
Colts’ defensive line coach John Teerlinck coached on the Vikings’ staff from 1992-94…
Colts’ LB Jim Nelson played for the Vikings for three seasons (2000-02)…
Vikings’ LB Mike Nattiel and Colts’ RB Ran Carthon were teammates at
Florida…
Vikings’ LB Raonall Smith played at Washington State with Colts’ DB Jason David…
Vikings’ DE Darrion Scott and CB Derek Ross were teammates of Colts’ DB Mike Doss and TE Ben Hartstock at Ohio State…
Vikings’ TE Richard Owens and Colts’ DB Anthony Floyd played at Louisville together…
Vikings’ WR coach Charlie Baggett coached on Michigan State’s staff when Colts’ C/G Tupe Peko played for the Spartans…
Vikings’ LB Keith Newman was a teammate of Colts’ C Jeff Saturday and LB David Thornton at North Carolina…
Vikings’ RB Moe Williams and Colts’ WR Brandon Stokley were teammates in Baltimore in 2001…
Vikings’ offensive coordinator Scott Linehan coached at Washington when Colts’ DT Larry Triplett played for the Huskies…
Vikings’ T Bryant McKinnie and Colts’ WR Reggie Wayne were teammates at Miami…
Vikings’ RB Michael Bennett played at Wisconsin with Colts’ QB Jim Sorgi…
Vikings’ assistant secondary coach Kevin Ross played at Temple when Colts’ WR coach Clyde Christensen was on the Owls’ staff…
Christensen also coached at Maryland in 1992 when Vikings’ defensive assistant/asst. defensive line coach Jim Panagos played for the Terrapins…
Vikings’ K Morten Andersen played for the Falcons when Colts’ defensive coordinator Ron Meeks ran the Falcons’ defense…
Vikings’ offensive line coach Steve Loney and defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell coached on the Arizona Cardinals’ staff in 1993 with Colts’ LB coach Mike Murphy.