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1971 Minnesota Vikings

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11-3-0, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division  · 1971 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.5, Offense: -3.4, Defense: 9.9, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 245 points (17.5/g), 18th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 139 points (9.9/g), 1st.
 Differential of 106 points (7.6/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.1-2.9.

Coach: Bud Grant (11-3-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns

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

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon September 20 boxscore W 1-0 @ Detroit Lions 16 13 14 275 232 43 4 15 221 61 160 2
2 Sun September 26 boxscore L 1-1 Chicago Bears 17 20 11 230 146 84 1 19 315 239 76 3
3 Sun October 3 boxscore W 2-1 Buffalo Bills 19 0 23 326 133 193 3 7 64 8 56 3
4 Sun October 10 boxscore W 3-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 13 0 15 195 60 135 1 9 172 122 50 4
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 4-1 @ Green Bay Packers 24 13 17 270 172 98 1 19 342 221 121 5
6 Mon October 25 boxscore W 5-1 Baltimore Colts 10 3 9 153 86 67 1 16 276 147 129 3
7 Sun October 31 boxscore W 6-1 @ New York Giants 17 10 13 278 161 117 2 13 252 127 125 1
8 Sun November 7 boxscore L 6-2 San Francisco 49ers 9 13 10 167 76 91 1 14 222 103 119 5
9 Sun November 14 boxscore W 7-2 Green Bay Packers 3 0 5 87 21 66 1 15 301 56 245 4
10 Sun November 21 boxscore W 8-2 @ New Orleans Saints 23 10 20 267 95 172 2 11 258 167 91 2
11 Sun November 28 boxscore W 9-2 Atlanta Falcons 24 7 19 304 47 257 3 4 123 55 68 3
12 Sun December 5 boxscore L 9-3 @ San Diego Chargers 14 30 19 315 173 142 5 21 314 165 149 1
13 Sat December 11 boxscore W 10-3 Detroit Lions 29 10 7 134 21 113 2 17 236 129 107 5
14 Sun December 19 boxscore W 11-3 @ Chicago Bears 27 10 16 349 232 117 3 14 310 206 104 4
Playoffs
Division Sat December 25 boxscore L 11-4 Dallas Cowboys 12 20 17 311 210 101 5 10 183 85 98