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1974 Minnesota Vikings

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10-4-0, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division  · 1974 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.1, Offense: 3.6, Defense: 2.5, SoS: -2.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 310 points (22.1/g), 5th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 195 points (13.9/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 115 points (8.2/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 10.5-3.5.

Coach: Bud Grant (10-4-0)
 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 Sun September 15 boxscore W 1-0 @ Green Bay Packers 32 17 20 262 97 165 2 12 191 95 96 4
2 Sun September 22 boxscore W 2-0 @ Detroit Lions 7 6 14 253 119 134 2 9 162 39 123
3 Sun September 29 boxscore W 3-0 Chicago Bears 11 7 16 303 165 138 3 18 279 162 117 3
4 Sun October 6 boxscore W 4-0 @ Dallas Cowboys 23 21 18 376 265 111 16 273 129 144 4
5 Sun October 13 boxscore W 5-0 Houston Oilers 51 10 25 502 357 145 11 185 129 56 4
6 Sun October 20 boxscore L 5-1 Detroit Lions 16 20 25 371 210 161 2 23 358 276 82 1
7 Sun October 27 boxscore L 5-2 New England Patriots 14 17 20 371 257 114 3 18 394 218 176 4
8 Sun November 3 boxscore W 6-2 @ Chicago Bears 17 0 17 269 79 190 2 10 158 100 58 3
9 Mon November 11 boxscore W 7-2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 28 24 18 304 126 178 1 23 436 341 95 3
10 Sun November 17 boxscore L 7-3 Green Bay Packers 7 19 14 284 210 74 2 20 393 191 202 1
11 Sun November 24 boxscore L 7-4 @ Los Angeles Rams 17 20 18 301 214 87 1 25 380 268 112 1
12 Sun December 1 boxscore W 8-4 New Orleans Saints 29 9 19 405 308 97 1 13 226 81 145
13 Sat December 7 boxscore W 9-4 Atlanta Falcons 23 10 18 252 104 148 1 15 191 75 116 2
14 Sat December 14 boxscore W 10-4 @ Kansas City Chiefs 35 15 22 358 244 114 2 17 281 198 83 3
Playoffs
Division Sat December 21 boxscore W 11-4 St. Louis Cardinals 30 14 19 365 166 199 2 17 284 184 100 2
ConfChamp Sun December 29 boxscore W 12-4 Los Angeles Rams 14 10 18 269 105 164 3 15 340 219 121 5
SuperBowl Sun January 12 boxscore L 12-5 N Pittsburgh Steelers 6 16 9 119 102 17 5 17 333 84 249 2