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1990 Minnesota Vikings

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6-10-0, NFC Central Division  · 1990 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.4, Offense: 2.6, Defense: -0.2, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 351 points (21.9/g), 9th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 326 points (20.4/g), 16th.
 Differential of 25 points (1.6/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 8.7-7.3.

Coach: Jerry Burns (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bob Schnelker
 Defensive Coordinator: Floyd Peters
 Other Notable Asst.: Marc Trestman (Quarterbacks)

Stadium: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
 Training Camp: Minnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, Minnesota)

Team Info

Co-Owner Irwin Jacobs
Co-Owner Carl Pohlad
General Manager Mike Lynn
Offensive Scheme Smashmouth
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 351 5034 1001 5.0 37 13 18 288 265 497 3167 25 24 5.8 164 455 1867 10 4.1 106
Team Defense 326 4717 972 4.9 33 11 14 257 218 422 2643 20 22 5.6 136 503 2074 12 4.1 107
Lg Rank Offense 9 12 23 7 11 11 11 5 26 18 15 15 21 11
Lg Rank Defense 16 13 9 20 5 3 3 11 5 11 23 21 12 17

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 9 boxscore L 0-1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 21 24 20 354 224 130 3 18 304 190 114 1
2 Sun September 16 boxscore W 1-1 New Orleans Saints 32 3 17 310 191 119 11 253 135 118 5
3 Sun September 23 boxscore L 1-2 @ Chicago Bears 16 19 15 285 152 133 2 15 255 40 215 1
4 Sun September 30 boxscore L OT 1-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 23 24 414 244 170 2 15 336 150 186 1
5 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-4 Detroit Lions 27 34 22 340 199 141 2 24 383 279 104 2
6 Mon October 15 boxscore L 1-5 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24 32 12 273 239 34 6 16 347 219 128 2
7 Bye Week
8 Sun October 28 boxscore L 1-6 @ Green Bay Packers 10 24 16 316 219 97 6 14 292 166 126 1
9 Sun November 4 boxscore W 2-6 Denver Broncos 27 22 15 256 111 145 1 19 287 141 146 3
10 Sun November 11 boxscore W 3-6 @ Detroit Lions 17 7 15 270 126 144 1 14 237 127 110 5
11 Sun November 18 boxscore W 4-6 @ Seattle Seahawks 24 21 14 302 161 141 1 17 233 132 101 1
12 Sun November 25 boxscore W 5-6 Chicago Bears 41 13 20 246 145 101 19 266 159 107 3
13 Sun December 2 boxscore W 6-6 Green Bay Packers 23 7 16 286 149 137 11 190 131 59 5
14 Sun December 9 boxscore L 6-7 @ New York Giants 15 23 18 269 135 134 3 14 228 113 115
15 Sun December 16 boxscore L 6-8 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 26 20 433 377 56 8 13 345 146 199 2
16 Sat December 22 boxscore L 6-9 Los Angeles Raiders 24 28 25 401 314 87 1 15 359 234 125
17 Sun December 30 boxscore L 6-10 San Francisco 49ers 17 20 19 279 181 98 1 22 402 281 121 1

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 Rich Gannon 25 QB 14 12 5-7-0 182 349 52.1 2278 16 4.6 16 4.6 78 6.5 5.4 12.5 162.7 68.9 34 188 5.46 4.41 8.9 2 2
11 Wade Wilson 31 qb 6 4 1-3-0 82 146 56.2 1155 9 6.2 8 5.5 75 7.9 6.7 14.1 192.5 79.6 15 90 6.61 5.50 9.3
34 Herschel Walker 28 KR/RB 16 16 1 2 50.0 12 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 6.0 6.0 12.0 0.8 68.7 0 0 6.00 6.00 0.0
Team Total 27.6 16 6-10-0 265 497 53.3 3445 25 5.0 24 4.8 78 6.9 5.8 13.0 215.3 72.0 49 278 5.80 4.74 9.0 2 2
Opp Total 16 218 422 51.7 2920 20 4.7 22 5.2 6.9 5.52 13.4 182.5 68.0 47 277 5.6 4.4 10.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
34 Herschel Walker 28 KR/RB 16 16 184 770 5 58 4.2 48.1 11.5 35 315 9.0 4 32 2.2 19.7 1085 9 4
31 Rick Fenney 26 fb 12 5 87 376 2 27 4.3 31.3 7.3 17 112 6.6 0 17 1.4 9.3 488 2 3
46 Alfred Anderson 29 FB 11 6 59 207 2 14 3.5 18.8 5.4 13 80 6.2 0 17 1.2 7.3 287 2 1
16 Rich Gannon 25 QB 14 12 52 268 1 27 5.2 19.1 3.7 268 1 10
36 Allen Rice 28 15 0 22 74 0 13 3.4 4.9 1.5 4 46 11.5 0 24 0.3 3.1 120 0 1
33 Jessie Clark 30 rb 5 3 16 49 0 11 3.1 9.8 3.2 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.2 0.8 53 0 0
11 Wade Wilson 31 qb 6 4 12 79 0 24 6.6 13.2 2.0 79 0 3
30 Cedric Smith 22 fb 15 1 9 19 0 7 2.1 1.3 0.6 19 0 0
42 D.J. Dozier 25 rb 6 1 6 12 0 4 2.0 2.0 1.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.2 2.0 24 0 0
81 Anthony Carter 30 WR 15 14 3 16 0 11 5.3 1.1 0.2 70 1008 14.4 8 56 4.7 67.2 1024 8 2
80 Cris Carter 25 wr 16 5 2 6 0 8 3.0 0.4 0.1 27 413 15.3 3 78 1.7 25.8 419 3 0
18 Harry Newsome 27 P 16 0 2 -2 0 0 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 -2 0 1
84 Hassan Jones 26 WR 15 10 1 -7 0 -7 -7.0 -0.5 0.1 51 810 15.9 7 75 3.4 54.0 803 7 0
83 Steve Jordan* 29 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 45 636 14.1 3 38 2.8 39.8 636 3 3
87 Leo Lewis 34 PR 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.8 9 0 1
Team Total 27.6 16 455 1867 10 58 4.1 116.7 28.4 265 3445 13.0 25 78 16.6 215.3 5312 35 30
Opp Total 16 503 2074 12 4.1 129.6 31.4 218 2643 12.1 20 13.6 165.2 4717 32 25

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
34 Herschel Walker 28 KR/RB 16 16 44 966 0 64 22.0 2051
87 Leo Lewis 34 PR 11 0 25 180 0 30 7.2 3 39 0 15 13.0 228
36 Allen Rice 28 15 0 12 176 0 24 14.7 296
89 Ira Hillary 28 3 0 8 45 0 12 5.6 1 6 0 6 6.0 51
46 Alfred Anderson 29 FB 11 6 3 44 0 24 14.7 331
83 Steve Jordan* 29 TE 16 16 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 633
60 Adam Schreiber 28 16 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5
30 Cedric Smith 22 fb 15 1 1 16 0 16 16.0 35
Team Total 27.6 16 33 225 0 30 6.8 66 1249 0 64 18.9 6786
Opp Total 16 44 513 0 11.7 62 1350 0 21.8

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
18 Harry Newsome 27 P 16 0 78 3299 61 1 42.3
4 Donald Igwebuike 30 K 8 0 5 5 6 6 5 3 16 14 87.5% 19 19 100.0%
7 Fuad Reveiz 27 k 9 0 5 5 3 3 4 3 12 11 91.7% 19 19 100.0%
Team Total 27.6 16 10 10 9 9 9 6 28 25 89.3% 38 38 100.0% 78 3299 61 1 42.3
Opp Total 16 36 30 83.3% 34 32 94.1% 77 3034 39.4

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
97 Henry Thomas 25 LDT 16 16 8.5 1 0 1 0 0 109 0
56 Chris Doleman* 29 RDE 16 16 11.0 1 30 0 30 0 4 0 0 0 0 92 0 1
99 Al Noga 25 LDE 16 16 6.0 1 26 1 26 0 0 0 1 0 1 65 0
39 Carl Lee* 29 LCB 16 16 2 29 0 25 0 46 0
48 Najee Mustafaa 26 RCB 16 16 2 21 0 16 0 30 0
93 John Randle 23 16 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 21 0
44 Michael Brim 24 db 16 3 2 11 0 11 0 16 0
24 Pat Eilers 24 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 0
16 Rich Gannon 25 QB 14 12 0 10 6 -3 0
47 Joey Browner*+ 30 SS 16 16 3.0 7 103 1 31 0
57 Mike Merriweather 30 RLB 16 16 2.5 3 108 0 73 0 0 0 4 44 1
71 Ken Clarke 34 RDT 12 10 7.0 0 0 1 0 0
94 Thomas Strauthers 29 de 13 2 4.0 0 0 1 0 0
31 Rick Fenney 26 fb 12 5 0 3 1 0 0
34 Herschel Walker 28 KR/RB 16 16 0 4 0 0 0
11 Wade Wilson 31 qb 6 4 0 3 1 -2 0
29 Darrell Fullington 26 FS 16 11 1.0 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 0
76 Tim Irwin 32 RT 16 16 0 1 2 2 0
83 Steve Jordan* 29 TE 16 16 0 3 0 0 0
26 Audray McMillian 28 db 15 2 3 20 0 20 0
81 Anthony Carter 30 WR 15 14 0 2 0 0 0
75 Keith Millard 28 dt 4 4 2.0
18 Harry Newsome 27 P 16 0 0 1 1 -13 0
36 Allen Rice 28 15 0 0 1 1 0 0
46 Alfred Anderson 29 FB 11 6 0 1 0 0 0
59 Mark Dusbabek 26 LLB 14 11 0 0 1 0 0 1
87 Leo Lewis 34 PR 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
63 Kirk Lowdermilk 27 C 15 13 0 0 1 0 0
85 Brent Novoselsky 24 te 16 3 0 0 1 0 0
73 Craig Wolfley 32 g 8 2 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.6 16 46.0 22 358 2 73 0 6 30 26 28 2 390 0 2
Opp Total 16 49 25 14

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
4 Donald Igwebuike 30 K 8 0 19 14 61
34 Herschel Walker 28 KR/RB 16 16 5 4 9 54
7 Fuad Reveiz 27 k 9 0 19 11 52
81 Anthony Carter 30 WR 15 14 8 8 48
84 Hassan Jones 26 WR 15 10 7 7 42
80 Cris Carter 25 wr 16 5 3 3 18
83 Steve Jordan* 29 TE 16 16 3 3 18
46 Alfred Anderson 29 FB 11 6 2 2 12
31 Rick Fenney 26 fb 12 5 2 2 12
99 Al Noga 25 LDE 16 16 1 1 2 12
47 Joey Browner*+ 30 SS 16 16 1 1 6
16 Rich Gannon 25 QB 14 12 1 1 6
57 Mike Merriweather 30 RLB 16 16 1 1 6
56 Chris Doleman* 29 RDE 16 16 1 2
59 Mark Dusbabek 26 LLB 14 11 1 2
Team Total 27.6 16 10 25 2 2 39 38 25 2 351
Opp Total 16 12 20 1 32 30 326