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1968 Minnesota Vikings

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8-6-0, Finished 1st in NFL Central Division  · 1968 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.7, Offense: 0.3, Defense: 2.4, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 282 points (20.1/g), 8th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 242 points (17.3/g), 6th.
 Differential of 40 points (2.9/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 8.3-5.7.

Coach: Bud Grant (8-6-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns

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

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 14 boxscore W 1-0 Atlanta Falcons 47 7 21 404 218 186 2 14 234 153 81 4
2 Sun September 22 boxscore W 2-0 @ Green Bay Packers 26 13 20 242 118 124 1 18 242 137 105 2
3 Sun September 29 boxscore L 2-1 Chicago Bears 17 27 17 279 121 158 3 20 409 131 278 2
4 Sun October 6 boxscore W 3-1 Detroit Lions 24 10 18 265 130 135 9 247 168 79 1
5 Sun October 13 boxscore L 3-2 @ New Orleans Saints 17 20 15 190 51 139 4 10 207 86 121 7
6 Sun October 20 boxscore L 3-3 Dallas Cowboys 7 20 16 274 144 130 3 9 177 93 84 2
7 Sun October 27 boxscore L 3-4 @ Chicago Bears 24 26 17 274 177 97 1 20 418 171 247 1
8 Sun November 3 boxscore W 4-4 Washington Redskins 27 14 15 317 102 215 3 9 133 92 41 4
9 Sun November 10 boxscore W 5-4 Green Bay Packers 14 10 15 226 66 160 1 21 263 91 172 4
10 Sun November 17 boxscore W 6-4 @ Detroit Lions 13 6 15 252 113 139 3 6 131 38 93 1
11 Sun November 24 boxscore L 6-5 @ Baltimore Colts 9 21 15 229 141 88 2 22 413 243 170 3
12 Sun December 1 boxscore L 6-6 Los Angeles Rams 3 31 9 127 47 80 5 19 324 123 201 2
13 Sun December 8 boxscore W 7-6 @ San Francisco 49ers 30 20 15 247 122 125 1 15 280 179 101 3
14 Sun December 15 boxscore W 8-6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24 17 15 280 135 145 2 18 286 156 130 2
Playoffs
Division Sun December 22 boxscore L 8-7 @ Baltimore Colts 14 24 22 351 266 85 3 15 295 245 50 2