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2004 Minnesota Vikings

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8-8-0, Finished 2nd in NFC North Division  · 2004 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.7, Offense: 3.0, Defense: -4.7, SoS: -2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 405 points (25.3/g), 6th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 395 points (24.7/g), 26th.
 Differential of 10 points (0.6/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 8.2-7.8.

Coach: Mike Tice (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan
 Defensive Coordinator: Ted Cottrell

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

Team Info

Principal Owner Red McCombs
VP of Football Operations Rob Brzezinski
Offensive Scheme Balanced
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 405 6339 985 6.4 21 9 28 351 380 552 4516 39 12 7.6 225 387 1823 8 4.7 98 167 38.9 12.0 Own 27.9 2:54 6.03 37.6 2.29
Team Defense 395 5902 1018 5.8 22 11 20 350 338 544 3896 30 11 6.7 220 435 2006 15 4.6 110 166 41.6 12.0 Own 32.1 2:55 6.3 35.3 2.33
Lg Rank Offense 6 4 5 5 4 8 2 2 7 2 28 18 29 2 5 24 2 3 2 1 4
Lg Rank Defense 26 28 25 19 31 27 29 27 28 28 13 21 21 28 1 20 11 32 32 32 32

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 12 boxscore W 1-0 Dallas Cowboys 35 17 23 415 279 136 27 423 352 71 2 29.80 -4.13 -5.09
2 Mon September 20 boxscore L 1-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 16 27 25 410 332 78 2 19 317 226 91 1 6.04 -11.97 -8.80
3 Sun September 26 boxscore W 2-1 Chicago Bears 27 22 24 443 350 93 2 24 385 239 146 1 6.53 -4.68 4.35
4 Bye Week
5 Sun October 10 boxscore W OT 3-1 @ Houston Texans 34 28 27 510 388 122 19 410 358 52 21.93 -13.63 -3.46
6 Sun October 17 boxscore W 4-1 @ New Orleans Saints 38 31 29 605 417 188 3 25 385 226 159 1 28.43 -12.48 -4.74
7 Sun October 24 boxscore W 5-1 Tennessee Titans 20 3 20 313 161 152 16 243 188 55 4 1.09 20.85 -5.90
8 Sun October 31 boxscore L 5-2 New York Giants 13 34 15 324 231 93 3 22 283 115 168 -7.99 -7.64 -6.82
9 Mon November 8 boxscore L 5-3 @ Indianapolis Colts 28 31 15 292 154 138 1 26 408 264 144 12.05 -23.76 7.77
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 5-4 @ Green Bay Packers 31 34 22 416 345 71 24 442 236 206 1 18.35 -17.48 -3.87
11 Sun November 21 boxscore W 6-4 Detroit Lions 22 19 22 319 212 107 1 13 213 67 146 1 8.28 6.60 -10.71
12 Sun November 28 boxscore W 7-4 Jacksonville Jaguars 27 16 24 330 218 112 2 18 379 225 154 2 9.12 6.30 -6.06
13 Sun December 5 boxscore L 7-5 @ Chicago Bears 14 24 24 391 245 146 4 21 318 174 144 1 -3.16 -3.83 -3.38
14 Sun December 12 boxscore L 7-6 Seattle Seahawks 23 27 22 374 261 113 2 26 455 317 138 2 5.85 -12.18 8.03
15 Sun December 19 boxscore W 8-6 @ Detroit Lions 28 27 21 461 370 91 1 24 463 350 113 3 18.84 -13.99 2.71
16 Fri December 24 boxscore L 8-7 Green Bay Packers 31 34 17 416 285 131 26 460 358 102 1 17.84 -17.03 -3.81
17 Sun January 2 boxscore L 8-8 @ Washington Redskins 18 21 21 320 268 52 20 318 201 117 2 6.92 -5.93 -5.27
Playoffs
WildCard Sun January 9 boxscore W 9-8 @ Green Bay Packers 31 17 18 384 261 123 24 306 201 105 4 13.29 3.32 -3.15
Division Sun January 16 boxscore L 9-9 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 27 21 385 288 97 2 23 395 286 109 1 -1.40 -14.44 -3.15

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
11 Daunte Culpepper* 27 QB 16 16 8-8-0 379 548 69.2 4717 39 7.1 11 2.0 82 8.6 9.1 12.4 294.8 110.9 46 238 7.54 8.02 7.7 1 3
84 Randy Moss 27 WR 13 13 1 2 50.0 37 0 0.0 1 50.0 37 18.5 -4.0 37.0 2.8 56.2 0 0 18.50 -4.00 0.0
12 Gus Frerotte 33 16 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
30 Mewelde Moore 22 rb 10 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 26.7 16 8-8-0 380 552 68.8 4754 39 7.1 12 2.2 82 8.6 9.0 12.5 297.1 109.8 46 238 7.55 7.95 7.7 1 3
Opp Total 16 338 544 62.1 4130 30 5.5 11 2.0 7.6 7.78 12.2 258.1 95.5 39 234 6.7 6.9 6.7

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
32 Onterrio Smith 24 rb 11 6 124 544 2 38 4.4 49.5 11.3 36 394 10.9 2 63 3.3 35.8 938 4 2
11 Daunte Culpepper* 27 QB 16 16 88 406 2 16 4.6 25.4 5.5 406 2 9
23 Michael Bennett 26 RB 11 7 70 276 1 25 3.9 25.1 6.4 21 207 9.9 1 38 1.9 18.8 483 2 1
30 Mewelde Moore 22 rb 10 3 65 379 0 33 5.8 37.9 6.5 27 238 8.8 0 26 2.7 23.8 617 0 0
20 Moe Williams 30 rb 14 1 30 161 3 49 5.4 11.5 2.1 21 233 11.1 1 28 1.5 16.6 394 4 0
81 Nate Burleson 23 PR/WR 16 15 6 49 0 11 8.2 3.1 0.4 68 1006 14.8 9 68 4.3 62.9 1055 9 1
16 Kelly Campbell 24 KR 16 3 3 4 0 16 1.3 0.3 0.2 19 364 19.2 1 61 1.2 22.8 368 1 1
27 Brian Russell 26 FS 16 16 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 4 0 0
85 Jermaine Wiggins 29 TE 14 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 71 705 9.9 4 39 5.1 50.4 705 4 1
84 Randy Moss 27 WR 13 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 49 767 15.7 13 82 3.8 59.0 767 13 1
87 Marcus Robinson 29 wr 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 47 657 14.0 8 50 2.9 41.1 657 8 1
44 Sean Berton 25 TE 14 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 78 8.7 0 14 0.6 5.6 78 0 0
89 Richard Owens 24 te 7 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 69 8.6 0 18 1.1 9.9 69 0 0
40 Jim Kleinsasser 27 te 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 24 12.0 0 18 2.0 24.0 24 0 0
82 Keenan Howry 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.3 1.0 3 0 0
28 Larry Ned 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.6 9 0 0
Team Total 26.7 16 387 1823 8 49 4.7 113.9 24.2 380 4754 12.5 39 82 23.8 297.1 6577 47 20
Opp Total 16 435 2006 15 4.6 125.4 27.2 338 3896 11.5 30 21.1 243.5 5902 45 25

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
16 Kelly Campbell 24 KR 16 3 35 760 0 55 21.7 1128
81 Nate Burleson 23 PR/WR 16 15 25 214 1 91 8.6 2 51 0 29 25.5 1320
30 Mewelde Moore 22 rb 10 3 4 28 0 17 7.0 20 386 0 33 19.3 1031
32 Onterrio Smith 24 rb 11 6 9 155 0 24 17.2 1093
82 Keenan Howry 23 3 0 2 33 0 21 16.5 2 45 0 24 22.5 81
37 Derek Ross 24 9 0 2 33 0 19 16.5 33
44 Sean Berton 25 TE 14 7 1 3 0 3 3.0 81
58 Rod Davis 23 14 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 15
97 Spencer Johnson 23 ldt 9 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.7 16 31 275 1 91 8.9 73 1448 0 55 19.8 8300
Opp Total 16 26 169 0 6.5 75 1869 1 24.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
7 Morten Andersen 44 K 16 0 1 1 8 8 7 5 6 4 22 18 81.8% 45 45 100.0%
2 Darren Bennett 39 P 15 0 57 2240 61 0 39.3
Team Total 26.7 16 1 1 8 8 7 5 6 4 22 18 81.8% 45 45 100.0% 57 2240 61 0 39.3
Opp Total 16 27 24 88.9% 43 43 100.0% 59 2490 42.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
26 Antoine Winfield 27 LCB 14 12 3 89 0 56 8 3 0 1 0 0 73 15
56 E.J. Henderson 24 MLB 14 14 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 66 28
27 Brian Russell 26 FS 16 16 1 41 0 41 7 0 0 1 0 0 61 21
21 Corey Chavous 28 SS 16 16 1 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 61 20
29 Brian Williams 25 RCB 16 16 2 14 0 14 11 2 0 0 0 0 63 13
93 Kevin Williams*+ 24 RDT 16 16 11.5 1 7 0 7 8 2 0 3 77 1 52 17
54 Dontarrious Thomas 24 rlb 16 5 0.5 1 0 1 2 0 44 16
55 Chris Claiborne 26 RLB 12 12 1.0 1 15 1 15 5 1 0 1 0 0 39 18
52 Keith Newman 27 LLB 15 14 3.5 0 0 0 0 3 36 11
79 Kenny Mixon 29 LDE 14 14 2.5 0 0 0 0 2 28 18
97 Spencer Johnson 23 ldt 9 7 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 29 11
51 Lance Johnstone 31 de 16 1 11.0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 25 6
95 Kenechi Udeze 21 RDE 16 15 5.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 -2 0 25 11
25 Terrance Shaw 31 db 15 4 1 22 0 22 5 27 4
57 Raonall Smith 26 lb 7 3 1 19 0 19 2 22 5
98 Darrion Scott 23 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 12 11
99 Chris Hovan 26 LDT 13 9 1.5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 10 9
90 Steve Martin 30 12 0 0.5 0 0 0 0 1 11 9
24 Willie Offord 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 6
59 Mike Nattiel 24 16 0 11 3
33 Ralph Brown 26 12 0 10 4
37 Derek Ross 24 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0
58 Rod Davis 23 14 0 8 1
11 Daunte Culpepper* 27 QB 16 16 0 9 0 -11 0
94 Chuck Wiley 29 de 5 2 2 1
38 Rhett Nelson 24 4 0 2 0
32 Onterrio Smith 24 rb 11 6 0 2 1 0 0
50 Max Yates 25 1 0 1 1
23 Michael Bennett 26 RB 11 7 0 1 1 0 0
78 Matt Birk* 28 C 12 11 0 2 0 -31 0
81 Nate Burleson 23 PR/WR 16 15 0 1 1 0 0
31 Rushen Jones 24 5 0 1 0
85 Jermaine Wiggins 29 TE 14 13 0 1 1 0 0
16 Kelly Campbell 24 KR 16 3 0 1 0 0 0
72 Adam Haayer 27 t 4 1 0 0 1 0 0
76 Chris Liwienski 29 LG 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
74 Bryant McKinnie 25 LT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
30 Mewelde Moore 22 rb 10 3 0 0 1 0 0
84 Randy Moss 27 WR 13 13 0 1 0 0 0
87 Marcus Robinson 29 wr 16 7 0 1 0 0 0
20 Moe Williams 30 rb 14 1 0 0 1 0 0
60 Cory Withrow 29 c 12 5 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.7 16 39.0 11 207 1 56 70 17 20 21 35 1 740 259
Opp Total 16 46 25 14 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
7 Morten Andersen 44 K 16 0 45 18 99
84 Randy Moss 27 WR 13 13 13 13 78
81 Nate Burleson 23 PR/WR 16 15 9 1 10 1 62
87 Marcus Robinson 29 wr 16 7 8 8 48
32 Onterrio Smith 24 rb 11 6 2 2 4 1 26
85 Jermaine Wiggins 29 TE 14 13 4 4 24
20 Moe Williams 30 rb 14 1 3 1 4 24
11 Daunte Culpepper* 27 QB 16 16 2 2 1 14
23 Michael Bennett 26 RB 11 7 1 1 2 12
16 Kelly Campbell 24 KR 16 3 1 1 6
55 Chris Claiborne 26 RLB 12 12 1 1 6
93 Kevin Williams*+ 24 RDT 16 16 1 1 6
Team Total 26.7 16 8 39 1 1 1 50 3 45 18 405
Opp Total 16 15 30 1 1 43 24 1 395