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1979 Minnesota Vikings

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Record: 7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 259 points (16.2/g), 24th of 28 in the NFL.
 Allowed 337 points (21.1/g), 17th.
 Differential of -78 points (-4.9/g), 22nd.
 Expected W-L: 5.6-10.4.

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -8 (-0.5/g), 21st.

Simple Rating System: Total -7.5, Offense: -4.5, Defense: -3.1, SoS: -2.7, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Bud Grant

 Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns
 Defensive Coordinator: Bob Hollway

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