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1979 Minnesota Vikings

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1979 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.5, Offense: -4.5, Defense: -3.1, SoS: -2.7, avg is 0.0.

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.

Coach: Bud Grant (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns
 Defensive Coordinator: Bob Hollway

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

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Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 16 MIN Ted Brown RB 8 1979 1986 0 0 7 50 104 0 1 0 0 1 1117 4546 40 339 2850 13 North Carolina St.
2 43 MIN Dave Huffman G 11 1979 1990 0 0 1 19 128 Notre Dame
4 97 MIN Steve Dils QB 10 1979 1988 0 0 1 15 106 504 972 5816 27 32 45 71 1 Stanford
5 129 MIN Jerry Meter LB 0 0 0 Michigan
6 152 MIN Joe Senser TE 4 1980 1984 0 1 2 15 49 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 165 1822 16 West Chester
7 181 MIN Bob Winkel DT 2 1979 1980 0 0 0 4 31 Kentucky
9 236 MIN Billy Diggs WR 0 0 0 Winston-Salem St.
11 291 MIN Brian Nelson WR 0 0 0 Texas Tech
12 317 MIN David Stephens LB 0 0 0 Kentucky