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1961 Minnesota Vikings

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3-11-0, Finished 7th in NFL West Division  · 1961 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.6, Offense: 0.1, Defense: -6.8, SoS: 2.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 285 points (20.4/g), 9th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 407 points (29.1/g), 14th.
 Differential of -122 points (-8.7/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 4.2-9.8.

Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (3-11-0)

Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
 Training Camp: Bemidji State (Bemidji, Minnesota)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore W 1-0 Chicago Bears 37 13 17 336 257 79 1 20 270 136 134 5
2 Sun September 24 boxscore L 1-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 21 16 251 126 125 3 22 437 229 208 3
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 1-2 @ Baltimore Colts 33 34 21 261 137 124 16 366 284 82 5
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 1-3 Dallas Cowboys 0 28 14 183 100 83 5 18 297 180 117
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 1-4 San Francisco 49ers 24 38 12 202 84 118 1 31 555 231 324 8
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 1-5 Green Bay Packers 7 33 18 328 179 149 7 22 467 226 241 1
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 1-6 @ Green Bay Packers 10 28 13 263 121 142 2 24 467 310 157 3
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 1-7 @ Los Angeles Rams 17 31 21 399 146 253 5 23 392 97 295 1
9 Sun November 12 boxscore W 2-7 Baltimore Colts 28 20 19 275 116 159 1 21 354 138 216 2
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 2-8 Detroit Lions 10 37 8 126 57 69 3 20 351 179 172 3
11 Sun November 26 boxscore L 2-9 @ San Francisco 49ers 28 38 20 364 243 121 3 21 442 246 196 1
12 Sun December 3 boxscore W 3-9 Los Angeles Rams 42 21 27 441 231 210 4 13 348 148 200 5
13 Sun December 10 boxscore L 3-10 @ Detroit Lions 7 13 18 251 135 116 6 15 295 175 120 4
14 Sun December 17 boxscore L 3-11 @ Chicago Bears 35 52 12 206 57 149 3 25 552 347 205 4