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1995 Minnesota Vikings

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8-8-0, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1995 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.7, Offense: 5.1, Defense: -1.4, SoS: 2.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 412 points (25.8/g), 4th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 385 points (24.1/g), 27th.
 Differential of 27 points (1.7/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 8.6-7.4.

Coach: Dennis Green (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Brian Billick
 Defensive Coordinator: Tony Dungy

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Warren Moon* 39 11 16 377 for 606, 4,228 yards, 33 td, 14 int, & 33 rushes for 82 yards and 0 td
RB Robert Smith 23 2 7 139 rushes for 632 yards, 5 td, & 7 catches for 35 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1993
FB Charles Evans 28 2 8 19 rushes for 59 yards, 1 td, & 18 catches for 119 yards and 1 td Minnesota Vikings / 11th / 295th pick / 1992
WR Cris Carter* 30 8 16 122 catches for 1,371 yards, 17 td, & 1 rush for 0 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 3rd pick / 1987 Supp
WR Jake Reed 28 4 16 72 catches for 1,167 yards, 9 td Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 68th pick / 1991
TE Adrian Cooper 27 4 13 18 catches for 207 yards, 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 103rd pick / 1991
LT Todd Steussie 25 1 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1994
LG Randall McDaniel*+ 31 7 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1988
C Jeff Christy 26 2 16 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1992
RG John Gerak 25 2 6 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 57th pick / 1993
RT Korey Stringer 21 Rook 15 2 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 24th pick / 1995
 Defensive Starters
LDE Roy Barker 26 3 16 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 98th pick / 1992
NT Esera Tuaolo 27 4 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1991
RDT John Randle*+ 28 5 16 10.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDE Derrick Alexander 22 Rook 12 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 11th pick / 1995
LLB Broderick Thomas 28 6 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 6th pick / 1989
MLB Jack Del Rio 32 10 9 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
RLB Ed McDaniel 26 3 16 4.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 125th pick / 1992
LCB Corey Fuller 24 Rook 10 0.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 55th pick / 1995
RCB Dewayne Washington 23 1 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 18th pick / 1994
SS Harlon Barnett 28 5 11 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 101st pick / 1990
FS Orlando Thomas 23 Rook 11 0.0 sacks, 9 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1995
 Special Teams Starters
K Fuad Reveiz 32 10 0 26 of 36 field goals & 44 of 44 extra points Miami Dolphins / 7th / 195th pick / 1985
P Mike Saxon 33 10 0 72 punts for a 40.9 average, 0 blocked Detroit Lions / 11th / 300th pick / 1984
PR David Palmer 23 1 0 26 punt returns for a 13.2 average and 1 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 40th pick / 1994
KR Qadry Ismail 25 2 1 42 kick returns for a 24.7 average and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1993

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
90 Derrick Alexander 22 RDE 15 12 277 6-4 Florida St. 11/13/1973 Rook 5 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 11th pick / 1995
53 Tuineau Alipate 28 16 0 245 6-1 Washington St. 8/21/1967 1 1
92 Roy Barker 26 LDE 16 16 287 6-5 North Carolina 2/14/1969 3 7 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 98th pick / 1992
42 Harlon Barnett 28 SS 15 11 200 5-11 Michigan St. 1/2/1967 5 4 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 101st pick / 1990
56 Pete Bercich 24 9 0 240 6-1 Notre Dame 12/23/1971 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 211th pick / 1994
50 Jeff Brady 27 mlb 16 7 235 6-1 Kentucky 11/9/1968 4 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 12th / 323rd pick / 1991
52 Richard Brown 30 16 0 240 6-3 San Diego St. 9/21/1965 8 1
80 Cris Carter* 30 WR 16 16 202 6-3 Ohio St. 11/25/1965 8 12 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 3rd pick / 1987 Supp
62 Jeff Christy 26 C 16 16 284 6-3 Pittsburgh 2/3/1969 2 7 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 91st pick / 1992
87 Adrian Cooper 27 TE 13 13 255 6-5 Oklahoma 4/27/1968 4 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 103rd pick / 1991
67 Rick Cunningham 28 t 11 1 311 6-7 Oregon St.,Texas A&M 1/4/1967 5 1 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 106th pick / 1990
55 Jack Del Rio 32 MLB 9 9 246 6-4 USC 4/4/1963 10 4 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1985
85 Greg DeLong 22 te 2 2 250 6-4 North Carolina 4/3/1973 Rook 0
71 David Dixon 26 rg 15 6 343 6-5 Arizona St. 1/5/1969 1 3 New England Patriots / 9th / 232nd pick / 1992
29 Charles Evans 28 FB 16 8 240 6-1 Clark (GA) 4/16/1967 2 1 Minnesota Vikings / 11th / 295th pick / 1992
72 Jason Fisk 23 8 0 295 6-3 Stanford 9/4/1972 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 243rd pick / 1995
37 Donald Frank 30 lcb 12 6 192 6-0 Winston-Salem St. 10/24/1965 5 3
27 Corey Fuller 24 LCB 16 10 220 5-10 Florida St. 5/1/1971 Rook 5 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 55th pick / 1995
46 John Gerak 25 RG 16 6 290 6-3 Penn St. 1/6/1970 2 4 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 57th pick / 1993
31 Scottie Graham 26 rb 16 6 217 5-9 Ohio St. 3/28/1969 3 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 188th pick / 1992
24 Robert Griffith 25 db 16 1 197 5-11 San Diego St. 11/30/1970 1 1
23 Shelly Hammonds 24 1 0 189 5-10 Penn St. 2/13/1971 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 134th pick / 1994
99 James Harris 27 de 12 3 266 6-6 Temple 5/13/1968 2 2
91 Martin Harrison 28 11 0 252 6-5 Washington 9/20/1967 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 276th pick / 1990
78 Chris Hinton 34 t 4 4 300 6-4 Northwestern 7/31/1961 12 2 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1983
82 Qadry Ismail 25 KR 16 1 196 6-0 Syracuse 11/8/1970 2 5 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1993
25 Alfred Jackson 28 wr 8 2 183 6-0 San Diego St. 7/10/1967 6 0 Los Angeles Rams / 5th / 135th pick / 1989
14 Brad Johnson 27 5 0 226 6-5 Florida St. 9/13/1968 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 9th / 227th pick / 1992
89 Andrew Jordan 23 te 13 7 260 6-6 West. Carolina 6/21/1972 1 2 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 179th pick / 1994
32 Amp Lee 24 rb 16 3 200 5-11 Florida St. 10/1/1971 3 7 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 45th pick / 1992
61 Everett Lindsay 25 16 0 305 6-4 Mississippi 9/18/1970 2 1 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 133rd pick / 1993
58 Ed McDaniel 26 RLB 16 16 230 5-11 Clemson 2/23/1969 3 8 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 125th pick / 1992
64 Randall McDaniel*+ 31 LG 16 16 276 6-3 Arizona St. 12/19/1964 7 14 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1988
21 Charles Mincy 26 FS 16 9 195 6-0 Washington 12/16/1969 4 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 133rd pick / 1991
1 Warren Moon* 39 QB 16 16 218 6-3 Washington 11/18/1956 11 13
68 Mike Morris 34 16 0 276 6-5 Truman St. 2/22/1961 8 1
22 David Palmer 23 PR 14 0 173 5-8 Alabama 11/19/1972 1 2 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 40th pick / 1994
30 Bobby Phillips 26 8 0 187 5-9 Virginia Union 12/8/1969 Rook 0
93 John Randle*+ 28 RDT 16 16 290 6-1 Texas A&M-Kingsville 12/12/1967 5 14
86 Jake Reed 28 WR 16 16 216 6-3 Grambling St. 9/28/1967 4 10 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 68th pick / 1991
7 Fuad Reveiz 32 K 16 0 225 5-11 Tennessee 2/24/1963 10 3 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 195th pick / 1985
4 Mike Saxon 33 P 16 0 205 6-3 San Diego St. 7/10/1962 10 2 Detroit Lions / 11th / 300th pick / 1984
95 Fernando Smith 24 de 12 1 287 6-6 Jackson St. 8/2/1971 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 55th pick / 1994
26 Robert Smith 23 RB 9 7 212 6-2 Ohio St. 3/4/1972 2 4 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 21st pick / 1993
73 Todd Steussie 25 LT 16 16 320 6-6 California 12/1/1970 1 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 19th pick / 1994
28 James 1. Stewart 24 4 0 238 6-2 Miami (FL) 12/8/1971 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 157th pick / 1995
77 Korey Stringer 21 RT 16 15 350 6-4 Ohio St. 5/8/1974 Rook 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 24th pick / 1995
51 Broderick Thomas 28 LLB 16 16 250 6-4 Nebraska 2/20/1967 6 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 6th pick / 1989
43 Orlando Thomas 23 FS 16 11 222 6-1 La-Lafayette 10/21/1972 Rook 8 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1995
83 Mike Tice 36 te 3 1 253 6-7 Maryland 2/2/1959 14 0
98 Esera Tuaolo 27 NT 16 16 277 6-2 Oregon St. 7/11/1968 4 7 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 35th pick / 1991
81 Chris Walsh 27 16 0 194 6-1 Stanford 12/12/1968 3 1 Buffalo Bills / 9th / 251st pick / 1992
20 Dewayne Washington 23 RCB 15 14 195 5-11 North Carolina St. 12/27/1972 1 5 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 18th pick / 1994
Team Total 27.0 16 244.0 6-2.2 3.6