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1998 Minnesota Vikings

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15-1-0, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division  · 1998 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 14.9, Offense: 13.2, Defense: 1.6, SoS: -1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 556 points (34.8/g), 1st of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 296 points (18.5/g), 6th.
 Differential of 260 points (16.2/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 13.1-2.9.

Coach: Dennis Green (15-1-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Brian Billick
 Defensive Coordinator: Foge Fazio
 Other Notable Asst.: Mike Tice (Offensive Line)

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 Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 6 boxscore W 1-0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 7 19 298 181 117 1 17 319 251 68 2 9.39 8.54 8.67
2 Sun September 13 boxscore W 2-0 @ St. Louis Rams 38 31 23 421 227 194 3 22 410 275 135 4 7.34 0.01 -3.61
3 Sun September 20 boxscore W 3-0 Detroit Lions 29 6 17 287 211 76 19 279 142 137 4 -0.10 20.12 2.42
4 Sun September 27 boxscore W 4-0 @ Chicago Bears 31 28 17 351 258 93 23 452 361 91 1 12.51 -13.47 3.28
5 Mon October 5 boxscore W 5-0 @ Green Bay Packers 37 24 22 545 442 103 1 21 306 204 102 3 25.97 0.24 -9.81
6 Bye Week
7 Sun October 18 boxscore W 6-0 Washington Redskins 41 7 25 435 288 147 1 9 177 95 82 1 19.52 23.67 -8.13
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 7-0 @ Detroit Lions 34 13 23 329 170 159 3 17 351 214 137 1 11.90 11.93 -1.58
9 Sun November 1 boxscore L 7-1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 27 18 340 270 70 1 22 378 132 246 15.32 -18.19 -3.25
10 Sun November 8 boxscore W 8-1 New Orleans Saints 31 24 23 465 303 162 2 11 190 138 52 1 7.41 4.94 -1.44
11 Sun November 15 boxscore W 9-1 Cincinnati Bengals 24 3 16 349 224 125 3 15 194 91 103 2 -1.29 25.97 0.04
12 Sun November 22 boxscore W 10-1 Green Bay Packers 28 14 15 340 248 92 1 22 330 277 53 3 6.28 6.98 1.07
13 Thu November 26 boxscore W 11-1 @ Dallas Cowboys 46 36 21 471 353 118 1 32 513 455 58 29.30 -16.47 -0.55
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W 12-1 Chicago Bears 48 22 23 458 349 109 1 19 339 272 67 2 27.56 6.05 -8.74
15 Sun December 13 boxscore W 13-1 @ Baltimore Ravens 38 28 26 420 332 88 1 16 267 212 55 6 7.30 15.93 -2.72
16 Sun December 20 boxscore W 14-1 Jacksonville Jaguars 50 10 25 417 237 180 15 207 69 138 4 7.09 22.17 1.75
17 Sat December 26 boxscore W 15-1 @ Tennessee Oilers 26 16 22 338 235 103 1 20 354 264 90 8.54 -1.82 -3.49
Playoffs
Division Sun January 10 boxscore W 16-1 Arizona Cardinals 41 21 26 416 228 188 1 23 316 242 74 3 20.91 7.92 -0.39
ConfChamp Sun January 17 boxscore L OT 16-2 Atlanta Falcons 27 30 26 356 254 102 2 25 427 317 110 2 4.62 -5.34 -1.83