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1967 Minnesota Vikings

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3-8-3, Finished 4th in NFL Central Division  · 1967 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.1, Offense: -3.2, Defense: 1.2, SoS: 2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 233 points (16.6/g), 14th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 294 points (21.0/g), 7th.
 Differential of -61 points (-4.4/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 5.1-8.9.

Coach: Bud Grant (3-8-3)

Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
 Training Camp: Minnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, Minnesota)

Team Info

Co-Owner Bill Boyer
Co-Owner/President Max Winter
General Manager Jim Finks
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 233 3478 825 4.2 37 13 23 199 150 336 1667 11 24 4.5 85 454 1811 10 4.0 91
Team Defense 294 3856 850 4.5 35 19 22 217 149 314 1752 17 16 5.0 90 500 2104 12 4.2 105
Lg Rank Offense 14 14 8 6 14 13 14 15 9 14 7 9 14 6
Lg Rank Defense 7 6 8 1 7 2 3 6 15 5 15 15 6 11

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 L 0-1 San Francisco 49ers 21 27 19 335 187 148 3 20 360 120 240 1
2 Fri September 22 boxscore L 0-2 @ Los Angeles Rams 3 39 13 224 176 48 6 16 237 121 116 2
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 0-3 Chicago Bears 7 17 12 200 137 63 2 17 221 27 194
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 0-4 St. Louis Cardinals 24 34 16 337 236 101 3 18 412 247 165 3
5 Sun October 15 boxscore W 1-4 @ Green Bay Packers 10 7 10 183 25 158 2 10 268 226 42 3
6 Sun October 22 boxscore T 1-4-1 Baltimore Colts 20 20 19 310 195 115 22 343 225 118 1
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 1-5-1 @ Atlanta Falcons 20 21 22 314 137 177 2 12 186 91 95 2
8 Sun November 5 boxscore W 2-5-1 New York Giants 27 24 17 304 115 189 3 17 403 238 165 2
9 Sun November 12 boxscore T 2-5-2 Detroit Lions 10 10 7 177 40 137 1 17 366 89 277 6
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 2-6-2 @ Cleveland Browns 10 14 12 204 105 99 3 18 235 25 210 2
11 Sun November 26 boxscore W 3-6-2 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 41 27 16 212 102 110 5 7 117 52 65 6
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 3-7-2 Green Bay Packers 27 30 15 276 57 219 3 15 276 143 133 3
13 Sun December 10 boxscore T 3-7-3 @ Chicago Bears 10 10 11 212 107 105 1 16 298 108 190
14 Sun December 17 boxscore L 3-8-3 @ Detroit Lions 3 14 10 190 48 142 3 12 134 40 94 4

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Joe Kapp 29 QB 13 11 3-5-3 102 214 47.7 1386 8 3.7 17 7.9 85 6.5 3.6 13.6 106.6 48.2 3 2
15 Ron Vander Kelen 28 qb 11 3 0-3-0 45 115 39.1 522 3 2.6 7 6.1 42 4.5 2.3 11.6 47.5 36.9
17 Bob Berry 25 2 0 3 7 42.9 43 0 0.0 0 0.0 21 6.1 6.1 14.3 21.5 63.4
Team Total 25.5 14 3-8-3 150 336 44.6 1951 11 3.3 24 7.1 85 5.8 3.2 13.0 139.4 44.6 3 2
Opp Total 14 149 314 47.5 2071 17 5.4 16 5.1 6.6 5.39 13.9 147.9 65.9 36 319 5.0 3.9 10.3

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
41 Dave Osborn 24 HB 14 14 215 972 2 73 4.5 69.4 15.4 34 272 8.0 1 29 2.4 19.4 1244 3 3
30 Bill Brown* 29 FB 14 14 185 610 5 29 3.3 43.6 13.2 22 263 12.0 0 43 1.6 18.8 873 5 3
11 Joe Kapp 29 QB 13 11 27 167 2 24 6.2 12.8 2.1 167 2 4
26 Clint Jones 22 KR 14 0 13 23 0 9 1.8 1.6 0.9 23 0 3
15 Ron Vander Kelen 28 qb 11 3 9 9 1 16 1.0 0.8 0.8 9 1 3
21 Jim Lindsey 23 8 0 4 10 0 6 2.5 1.3 0.5 4 36 9.0 0 21 0.5 4.5 46 0 0
27 Bob Grim 22 PR 13 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 1.5 0.1 6 108 18.0 1 26 0.5 8.3 128 1 3
85 Paul Flatley 26 WR 13 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 232 10.1 0 27 1.8 17.8 232 0 1
82 Red Phillips 31 WR 13 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 352 16.8 3 42 1.6 27.1 352 3 0
86 Marlin McKeever 27 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 184 13.1 0 42 1.0 13.1 184 0 0
87 John Beasley 22 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 120 9.2 4 16 0.9 8.6 120 4 0
84 Gene Washington 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 384 29.5 2 85 0.9 27.4 384 2 0
Team Total 25.5 14 454 1811 10 73 4.0 129.4 32.4 150 1951 13.0 11 85 10.7 139.4 3762 21 23
Opp Total 14 500 2104 12 4.2 150.3 35.7 149 1752 11.8 17 10.6 125.1 3856 29 38

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
27 Bob Grim 22 PR 13 0 25 101 0 81 4.0 22 493 0 46 22.4 722
26 Clint Jones 22 KR 14 0 25 597 1 96 23.9 620
43 Brady Keys 31 8 0 5 2 0 2 0.4 2
45 Ed Sharockman 28 RCB 14 13 4 0 0 3 0.0 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
21 Jim Lindsey 23 8 0 3 71 0 37 23.7 117
28 Earl Denny 22 13 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
37 Mike Fitzgerald 26 6 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 4
33 Pete Tatman 22 5 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
Team Total 25.5 14 35 107 0 81 3.1 53 1215 1 96 22.9 5084
Opp Total 14 39 163 0 4.2 48 1076 0 22.4

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
39 Bobby Walden 29 P 14 0 75 3117 76 0 41.6
14 Fred Cox 29 K 14 0 4 3 11 8 5 3 10 3 3 33 17 51.5% 26 26 100.0%
Team Total 25.5 14 4 3 11 8 5 3 10 3 3 33 17 51.5% 26 26 100.0% 75 3117 76 0 41.6
Opp Total 14 31 18 58.1% 34 34 100.0% 79 3073 38.9

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
46 Earsell Mackbee 26 LCB 14 14 5 98 1 40 0 0 0 2 59 1
11 Joe Kapp 29 QB 13 11 0 4 2 0 0
26 Clint Jones 22 KR 14 0 0 3 2 0 0
15 Ron Vander Kelen 28 qb 11 3 0 3 2 0 0
30 Bill Brown* 29 FB 14 14 0 3 1 0 0
27 Bob Grim 22 PR 13 0 0 3 1 0 0
41 Dave Osborn 24 HB 14 14 0 3 1 0 0
45 Ed Sharockman 28 RCB 14 13 3 94 0 37 0 0 0 1 0 0
29 Karl Kassulke 26 LS 14 14 2 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
88 Alan Page 22 LDT 14 11 0 0 3 0 0
59 Lonnie Warwick 25 MLB 14 14 2 36 0 19 0 0 1 0 0 0
28 Earl Denny 22 13 0 0 0 2 1 0
81 Carl Eller 25 LDE 14 13 0 0 2 0 0
85 Paul Flatley 26 WR 13 13 0 1 1 0 0
49 Dale Hackbart 29 RS 13 12 2 45 1 24 0
55 Don Hansen 23 12 0 0 0 2 0 0
43 Brady Keys 31 8 0 1 30 0 30 0 0 1 0 0 0
77 Gary Larsen 27 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
21 Jim Lindsey 23 8 0 0 0 2 0 0
70 Jim Marshall 30 RDE 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
17 Bob Berry 25 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
50 Jim Hargrove 22 14 0 1 3 0 3 0
Team Total 25.5 14 16 316 2 40 0 0 23 29 60 1
Opp Total 14 35 38 19 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
14 Fred Cox 29 K 14 0 26 17 77
30 Bill Brown* 29 FB 14 14 5 5 30
87 John Beasley 22 14 0 4 4 24
41 Dave Osborn 24 HB 14 14 2 1 3 18
82 Red Phillips 31 WR 13 9 3 3 18
11 Joe Kapp 29 QB 13 11 2 2 12
46 Earsell Mackbee 26 LCB 14 14 1 1 2 12
84 Gene Washington 23 14 0 2 2 12
27 Bob Grim 22 PR 13 0 1 1 6
49 Dale Hackbart 29 RS 13 12 1 1 6
50 Jim Hargrove 22 14 0 1 1 6
26 Clint Jones 22 KR 14 0 1 1 6
15 Ron Vander Kelen 28 qb 11 3 1 1 6
Team Total 25.5 14 10 11 1 1 2 1 26 26 17 233
Opp Total 14 12 17 1 4 34 18 1 294