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1987 Minnesota Vikings

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8-7-0, Finished 2nd in NFC Central Division  · 1987 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.6, Offense: -0.1, Defense: -2.5, SoS: -2.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 336 points (22.4/g), 13th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 335 points (22.3/g), 16th.
 Differential of 1 points (0.1/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-7.5.

Coach: Jerry Burns (8-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bob Schnelker
 Defensive Coordinator: Floyd Peters
 Other Notable Asst.: Pete Carroll (Defensive Backs)

Stadium: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
 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 13 boxscore W 1-0 Detroit Lions 34 19 21 353 240 113 3 17 272 189 83 2
2 Sun September 20 boxscore W 2-0 @ Los Angeles Rams 21 16 17 353 257 96 2 15 210 88 122 2
3 Sun October 4 boxscore L 2-1 Green Bay Packers 16 23 17 315 219 96 2 16 300 153 147
4 Sun October 11 boxscore L 2-2 @ Chicago Bears 7 27 15 151 108 43 2 26 344 159 185 1
5 Sun October 18 boxscore L 2-3 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 20 16 175 152 23 6 15 268 193 75 2
6 Mon October 26 boxscore W 3-3 Denver Broncos 34 27 27 393 196 197 5 21 329 206 123 1
7 Sun November 1 boxscore L 3-4 @ Seattle Seahawks 17 28 23 395 252 143 2 19 318 195 123 1
8 Sun November 8 boxscore W 4-4 Los Angeles Raiders 31 20 13 200 84 116 1 19 376 219 157 5
9 Sun November 15 boxscore W 5-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23 17 23 330 106 224 1 14 259 244 15 4
10 Sun November 22 boxscore W 6-4 Atlanta Falcons 24 13 18 302 169 133 1 16 290 194 96 1
11 Thu November 26 boxscore W OT 7-4 @ Dallas Cowboys 44 38 27 476 288 188 2 23 403 291 112 5
12 Sun December 6 boxscore L 7-5 Chicago Bears 24 30 18 356 281 75 1 26 423 264 159 3
13 Sun December 13 boxscore L 7-6 @ Green Bay Packers 10 16 14 289 162 127 2 19 300 179 121 1
14 Sun December 20 boxscore W 8-6 @ Detroit Lions 17 14 20 340 135 205 17 364 235 129 5
15 Sat December 26 boxscore L OT 8-7 Washington Redskins 24 27 24 381 177 204 3 18 368 291 77 4
Playoffs
WildCard Sun January 3 boxscore W 9-7 @ New Orleans Saints 44 10 28 417 207 210 2 9 149 96 53 6
Division Sat January 9 boxscore W 10-7 @ San Francisco 49ers 36 24 22 397 280 117 1 17 358 243 115 2
ConfChamp Sun January 17 boxscore L 10-8 @ Washington Redskins 10 17 16 259 183 76 1 11 280 119 161