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1992 Minnesota Vikings

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division  · 1992 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.7, Offense: 4.4, Defense: 3.3, SoS: -0.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 374 points (23.4/g), 4th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 249 points (15.6/g), 7th.
 Differential of 125 points (7.8/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 11.6-4.4.

Coach: Dennis Green (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jack Burns
 Defensive Coordinator: Tony Dungy
 Other Notable Asst.: Brian Billick (Tight Ends)

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Rich Gannon 27 5 12 159 for 279, 1,905 yards, 12 td, 13 int, & 45 rushes for 187 yards and 0 td New England Patriots / 4th / 98th pick / 1987
RB Terry Allen 24 1 16 266 rushes for 1,201 yards, 13 td, & 49 catches for 478 yards and 2 td Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 241st pick / 1990
WR Anthony Carter 32 7 14 41 catches for 580 yards, 2 td, & 16 rushes for 66 yards and 1 td Miami Dolphins / 12th / 334th pick / 1983
WR Cris Carter 27 5 12 53 catches for 681 yards, 6 td, & 5 rushes for 15 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 3rd pick / 1987 Supp
TE Steve Jordan 31 10 12 28 catches for 394 yards, 2 td Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 179th pick / 1982
TE Mike Tice 33 11 9 5 catches for 65 yards, 1 td
LT Gary Zimmerman* 31 6 16 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984 Supp
LG Randall McDaniel*+ 28 4 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1988
C Kirk Lowdermilk 29 7 16 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 59th pick / 1985
RG Brian Habib 28 3 15 Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 264th pick / 1988
RT Tim Irwin 34 11 16 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 74th pick / 1981
 Defensive Starters
LDE Al Noga 27 4 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 71st pick / 1988
LDT Henry Thomas* 27 5 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1987
RDT John Randle 25 2 14 11.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDE Chris Doleman*+ 31 7 16 14.5 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
LLB Carlos Jenkins 24 1 12 4.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 65th pick / 1991
MLB Jack Del Rio 29 7 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
RLB Mike Merriweather 32 10 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1982
LCB Carl Lee 31 9 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 186th pick / 1983
RCB Audray McMillian*+ 30 7 16 0.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 84th pick / 1985
SS Todd Scott* 24 1 16 1.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 163rd pick / 1991
FS Felix Wright 33 7 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Fuad Reveiz 29 7 0 19 of 25 field goals & 45 of 45 extra points Miami Dolphins / 7th / 195th pick / 1985
P Harry Newsome 29 7 0 72 punts for a 45.0 average, 1 blocked Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 214th pick / 1985
PR Anthony Parker 26 3 3 33 punt returns for a 10.2 average and 0 td
KR Darrin Nelson 33 10 0 29 kick returns for a 21.6 average and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 1982

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
72 Scott Adams 26 15 0 301 6-5 Georgia 9/28/1966 Rook 1
21 Terry Allen 24 RB 16 16 204 5-10 Clemson 2/21/1968 1 14 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 241st pick / 1990
92 Roy Barker 23 8 0 287 6-5 North Carolina 2/14/1969 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 98th pick / 1992
52 David Bavaro 25 5 0 234 6-0 Syracuse 3/27/1967 2 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 9th / 225th pick / 1990
50 Ray Berry 29 8 0 227 6-2 Baylor 10/28/1963 5 1 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 44th pick / 1987
81 Anthony Carter 32 WR 16 14 168 5-11 Michigan 9/17/1960 7 7 Miami Dolphins / 12th / 334th pick / 1983
80 Cris Carter 27 WR 12 12 202 6-3 Ohio St. 11/25/1965 5 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 3rd pick / 1987 Supp
33 Roger Craig 32 rb 15 1 222 6-0 Nebraska 7/10/1960 9 5 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 49th pick / 1983
77 Brad Culpepper 23 dt 11 2 275 6-1 Florida 5/8/1969 Rook 2 Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 264th pick / 1992
71 Bernard Dafney 24 2 0 324 6-5 Tennessee 11/1/1968 Rook 0 Houston Oilers / 9th / 247th pick / 1992
55 Jack Del Rio 29 MLB 16 16 246 6-4 USC 4/4/1963 7 9 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
56 Chris Doleman*+ 31 RDE 16 16 289 6-5 Pittsburgh 10/16/1961 7 19 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 1985
31 Eric Everett 26 16 0 165 5-10 Texas Tech 7/13/1966 4 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 122nd pick / 1988
16 Rich Gannon 27 QB 12 12 210 6-3 Delaware 12/20/1965 5 8 New England Patriots / 4th / 98th pick / 1987
25 Vencie Glenn 28 db 16 3 205 6-0 Indiana St. 10/26/1964 6 3 New England Patriots / 2nd / 54th pick / 1986
74 Brian Habib 28 RG 16 15 299 6-7 Washington 12/2/1964 3 8 Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 264th pick / 1988
90 Robert Harris 23 7 0 295 6-4 Southern 6/13/1969 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 39th pick / 1992
30 Keith Henderson 26 13 0 220 6-1 Georgia 8/4/1966 3 2 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 84th pick / 1989
98 George Hinkle 27 9 0 273 6-4 Arizona 3/17/1965 4 1 San Diego Chargers / 11th / 293rd pick / 1988
76 Tim Irwin 34 RT 16 16 300 6-7 Tennessee 12/13/1958 11 8 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 74th pick / 1981
51 Carlos Jenkins 24 LLB 16 12 217 6-3 Michigan St. 7/12/1968 1 7 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 65th pick / 1991
89 Joe Johnson 30 wr 15 6 170 5-8 Notre Dame 12/21/1962 3 2
84 Hassan Jones 28 wr 9 5 198 6-0 Florida St. 7/2/1964 6 3 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 120th pick / 1986
83 Steve Jordan 31 TE 14 12 236 6-3 Brown 1/10/1961 10 4 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 179th pick / 1982
39 Carl Lee 31 LCB 16 16 185 5-11 Marshall 2/6/1961 9 7 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 186th pick / 1983
63 Kirk Lowdermilk 29 C 16 16 269 6-3 Ohio St. 4/10/1963 7 8 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 59th pick / 1985
91 Greg Manusky 26 11 0 238 6-1 Colgate 8/12/1966 4 1
96 Skip McClendon 28 3 0 282 6-6 Northwestern,Arizona St. 4/9/1964 5 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 77th pick / 1987
58 Ed McDaniel 23 8 0 230 5-11 Clemson 2/23/1969 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 125th pick / 1992
64 Randall McDaniel*+ 28 LG 16 16 276 6-3 Arizona St. 12/19/1964 4 15 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1988
26 Audray McMillian*+ 30 RCB 16 16 190 5-11 Houston 8/13/1962 7 18 New England Patriots / 3rd / 84th pick / 1985
57 Mike Merriweather 32 RLB 16 16 230 6-2 Pacific 11/26/1960 10 8 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1982
68 Mike Morris 31 16 0 276 6-5 Truman St. 2/22/1961 5 1
20 Darrin Nelson 33 KR 16 0 184 5-9 Stanford 1/2/1959 10 0 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 1982
18 Harry Newsome 29 P 16 0 192 6-0 Wake Forest 1/25/1963 7 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 214th pick / 1985
99 Al Noga 27 LDE 16 16 265 6-1 Hawaii 9/16/1965 4 8 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 71st pick / 1988
85 Brent Novoselsky 26 te 16 1 232 6-2 Pennsylvania 1/8/1966 4 1
27 Anthony Parker 26 PR 16 3 181 5-10 Arizona St. 2/11/1966 3 0
93 John Randle 25 RDT 16 14 290 6-1 Texas A&M-Kingsville 12/12/1967 2 8
86 Jake Reed 25 16 0 216 6-3 Grambling St. 9/28/1967 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 68th pick / 1991
7 Fuad Reveiz 29 K 16 0 225 5-11 Tennessee 2/24/1963 7 4 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 195th pick / 1985
12 Sean Salisbury 29 qb 10 4 225 6-5 USC 3/9/1963 5 5
60 Adam Schreiber 30 g 16 1 290 6-4 Texas 2/20/1962 8 2 Seattle Seahawks / 9th / 243rd pick / 1984
38 Todd Scott* 24 SS 16 16 200 5-11 La-Lafayette 1/23/1968 1 10 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 163rd pick / 1991
46 Derek Tennell 28 te 3 2 245 6-5 UCLA 2/12/1964 5 0 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 185th pick / 1987
97 Henry Thomas* 27 LDT 16 16 277 6-2 LSU 1/12/1965 5 11 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1987
87 Mike Tice 33 TE 12 9 253 6-7 Maryland 2/2/1959 11 1
95 Esera Tuaolo 24 3 0 277 6-2 Oregon St. 7/11/1968 1 0 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1991
54 Van Waiters 27 lb 16 1 240 6-4 Indiana 2/27/1965 4 2 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 77th pick / 1988
32 Tripp Welborne 24 2 0 205 6-0 Michigan 11/20/1968 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 180th pick / 1991
35 Ronnie West 24 12 0 215 6-1 Valdosta St.,Pittsburg St. 6/23/1968 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 237th pick / 1992
82 Danta Whitaker 28 te 6 2 252 6-4 Miss. Valley St. 3/14/1964 2 0 New York Giants / 7th / 186th pick / 1988
24 David Wilson 22 3 0 192 5-10 California 6/10/1970 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 183rd pick / 1992
22 Felix Wright 33 FS 13 13 190 6-2 Drake 6/22/1959 7 5
65 Gary Zimmerman* 31 LT 16 16 294 6-6 Oregon 12/13/1961 6 10 New York Giants / 1st / 3rd pick / 1984 Supp
Team Total 27.6 16 237.9 6-2.0 4.4