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2009 Minnesota Vikings

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12-4-0, NFC North Division  · 2009 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 7.2, Offense: 6.6, Defense: 0.6, SoS: -2.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 470 points (29.4/g), 2nd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 312 points (19.5/g), 10th.
 Differential of 158 points (9.9/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 11.6-4.4.

Coach: Brad Childress (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Darrell Bevell
 Defensive Coordinator: Leslie Frazier

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

Team Info

Principal Owner/Chairman Zygi Wilf
VP of Player Personnel/de facto General Manager Rick Spielman
Offensive Scheme West Coast
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 470 6074 1054 5.8 18 11 24 343 377 553 4156 34 7 7.1 220 467 1918 19 4.1 99 188 42.0 9.0 Own 32.5 2:48 5.76 32.2 2.39
Team Defense 312 4888 940 5.2 24 13 25 271 341 535 3494 26 11 6.0 183 357 1394 5 3.9 63 188 28.2 9.0 Own 27.7 2:20 5.1 25.9 1.51
Lg Rank Offense 2 5 3 17 3 10 8 1 1 7 9 13 6 22 2 31 30 8 9 8 3
Lg Rank Defense 10 6 22 6 2 18 19 23 26 16 1 2 1 6 24 23 28 2 1 6 8

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 13 boxscore W 1-0 @ Cleveland Browns 34 20 19 310 85 225 17 268 179 89 2
2 Sun September 20 boxscore W 2-0 @ Detroit Lions 27 13 18 265 153 112 1 17 265 136 129 3
3 Sun September 27 boxscore W 3-0 San Francisco 49ers 27 24 19 377 283 94 1 13 246 188 58 1
4 Mon October 5 boxscore W 4-0 Green Bay Packers 30 23 22 334 271 63 1 19 424 342 82 2
5 Sun October 11 boxscore W 5-0 @ St. Louis Rams 38 10 21 377 288 89 1 27 400 278 122 4
6 Sun October 18 boxscore W 6-0 Baltimore Ravens 33 31 19 426 259 167 20 448 367 81
7 Sun October 25 boxscore L 6-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 27 21 386 297 89 2 14 259 152 107 1
8 Sun November 1 boxscore W 7-1 @ Green Bay Packers 38 26 19 355 244 111 2 21 351 261 90
9 Bye Week
10 Sun November 15 boxscore W 8-1 Detroit Lions 27 10 19 492 340 152 2 19 297 204 93 1
11 Sun November 22 boxscore W 9-1 Seattle Seahawks 35 9 28 431 271 160 10 212 208 4 2
12 Sun November 29 boxscore W 10-1 Chicago Bears 36 10 31 537 378 159 1 8 169 126 43 3
13 Sun December 6 boxscore L 10-2 @ Arizona Cardinals 17 30 22 315 253 62 2 20 398 285 113 1
14 Sun December 13 boxscore W 11-2 Cincinnati Bengals 30 10 21 322 180 142 1 13 210 91 119 1
15 Sun December 20 boxscore L 11-3 @ Carolina Panthers 7 26 10 237 196 41 2 23 397 273 124
16 Mon December 28 boxscore L OT 11-4 @ Chicago Bears 30 36 26 423 300 123 2 19 363 258 105 1
17 Sun January 3 boxscore W 12-4 New York Giants 44 7 28 487 358 129 11 181 146 35 2
Playoffs
Division Sun January 17 boxscore W 13-4 Dallas Cowboys 34 3 16 323 214 109 16 248 156 92 3
ConfChamp Sun January 24 boxscore L OT 13-5 @ New Orleans Saints 28 31 31 475 310 165 5 15 257 189 68 1

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
4 Brett Favre* 40 QB 16 16 12-4-0 363 531 68.4 4202 33 6.2 7 1.3 63 7.9 8.6 11.6 262.6 107.2 66.38 34 247 7.00 7.61 6.0 2 2
7 Tarvaris Jackson 26 8 0 14 21 66.7 201 1 4.8 0 0.0 34 9.6 10.5 14.4 25.1 113.4 71.34 0 0 9.57 10.52 0.0
18 Sidney Rice* 23 WR 16 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1.36 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 27.3 16 12-4-0 377 553 68.2 4403 34 6.1 7 1.3 63 8.0 8.6 11.7 275.2 107.3 34 247 7.08 7.70 5.8 2 2
Opp Total 16 341 535 63.7 3812 26 4.9 11 2.1 7.1 7.17 11.2 238.3 92.5 48 318 6.0 6.0 8.2

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
28 Adrian Peterson*+ 24 RB 16 15 314 1383 18 64 4.4 86.4 19.6 43 436 10.1 0 63 2.7 27.3 1819 18 7
29 Chester Taylor 30 16 0 94 338 1 25 3.6 21.1 5.9 44 389 8.8 1 33 2.8 24.3 727 2 2
7 Tarvaris Jackson 26 8 0 17 -10 0 6 -0.6 -1.3 2.1 -10 0 0
12 Percy Harvin* 21 KR/wr 15 8 15 135 0 35 9.0 9.0 1.0 60 790 13.2 6 51 4.0 52.7 925 6 1
34 Albert Young 24 7 0 12 53 0 10 4.4 7.6 1.7 53 0 0
4 Brett Favre* 40 QB 16 16 9 7 0 4 0.8 0.4 0.6 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 0.1 -0.1 5 0 2
38 Naufahu Tahi 28 rb 15 2 3 5 0 2 1.7 0.3 0.2 10 67 6.7 1 32 0.7 4.5 72 1 0
83 Jeff Dugan 28 te 16 4 3 7 0 5 2.3 0.4 0.2 6 52 8.7 2 25 0.4 3.3 59 2 0
18 Sidney Rice* 23 WR 16 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 83 1312 15.8 8 63 5.2 82.0 1312 8 1
81 Visanthe Shiancoe 29 TE 16 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 56 566 10.1 11 27 3.5 35.4 566 11 0
87 Bernard Berrian 29 WR 16 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 55 618 11.2 4 40 3.4 38.6 618 4 0
40 Jim Kleinsasser 32 TE 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 70 7.0 0 21 0.6 4.4 70 0 0
17 Greg Lewis 29 wr 13 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 96 12.0 1 32 0.6 7.4 96 1 0
11 Jaymar Johnson 25 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.2 1.5 9 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 467 1918 19 64 4.1 119.9 29.2 377 4403 11.7 34 63 23.6 275.2 6321 53 19
Opp Total 16 357 1394 5 3.9 87.1 22.3 341 3494 10.2 26 21.3 218.4 4888 31 35

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
12 Percy Harvin* 21 KR/wr 15 8 42 1156 2 101 27.5 2081
82 Darius Reynaud 25 PR 11 0 30 308 0 36 10.3 4 90 0 30 22.5 398
11 Jaymar Johnson 25 6 0 16 134 0 24 8.4 143
83 Jeff Dugan 28 te 16 4 5 38 0 13 7.6 97
87 Bernard Berrian 29 WR 16 15 2 13 0 8 6.5 631
96 Brian Robison 26 16 0 2 7 0 7 3.5 7
71 Jimmy Kennedy 30 dt 13 1 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
18 Sidney Rice* 23 WR 16 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 1312
38 Naufahu Tahi 28 rb 15 2 1 0 0 0 0.0 72
Team Total 27.3 16 48 455 0 36 9.5 56 1297 2 101 23.2 8073
Opp Total 16 33 260 1 7.9 91 2060 0 22.6

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
8 Ryan Longwell 35 K 16 0 1 1 10 10 6 5 9 8 2 2 28 26 92.9% 55 54 98.2%
5 Chris Kluwe 28 P 16 0 73 3202 60 0 43.9
Team Total 27.3 16 1 1 10 10 6 5 9 8 2 2 28 26 92.9% 55 54 98.2% 73 3202 60 0 43.9
Opp Total 16 26 22 84.6% 31 30 96.8% 89 3978 44.7

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
52 Chad Greenway 26 LLB 16 16 3 49 0 36 6 1 1 3 0 0 80 19
56 E.J. Henderson 29 MLB 12 12 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0 63 20
23 Cedric Griffin 27 RCB 16 16 4 -2 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 65 13
20 Madieu Williams 28 FS 16 16 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 61 13
69 Jared Allen*+ 27 RDE 16 16 14.5 1 -4 0 -4 4 5 0 3 54 1 43 8 1
26 Antoine Winfield* 32 LCB 10 9 1.0 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 53 2
91 Ray Edwards 24 LDE 16 16 8.5 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 43 8
25 Tyrell Johnson 24 SS 15 15 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 45 9
51 Ben Leber 31 RLB 16 13 2.5 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 38 8
22 Benny Sapp 28 lcb 16 7 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 40 4
94 Pat Williams 37 LDT 15 15 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 34 10
93 Kevin Williams*+ 29 RDT 16 16 6.0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 1 0 0 22 8
41 Karl Paymah 27 db 12 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 24 3
21 Asher Allen 21 db 10 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 21 4
54 Jasper Brinkley 24 lb 16 4 1 0 0 0 0 22 1
59 Heath Farwell* 28 16 0 0 0 2 0 0 18 1
55 Kenny Onatolu 27 16 0 17 3
71 Jimmy Kennedy 30 dt 13 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 1 15 3
37 Eric Frampton 25 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 13 5
33 Jamarca Sanford 24 db 14 1 11 6
96 Brian Robison 26 16 0 4.5 1 1 0 0 0 8 2
90 Fred Evans 26 13 0 6 3
39 Husain Abdullah 24 14 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
28 Adrian Peterson*+ 24 RB 16 15 0 7 0 -12 0
29 Chester Taylor 30 16 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0
17 Greg Lewis 29 wr 13 1 2 1
92 Jayme Mitchell 25 4 0 2 1
82 Darius Reynaud 25 PR 11 0 0 3 2 0 0
4 Brett Favre* 40 QB 16 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
12 Percy Harvin* 21 KR/wr 15 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
18 Sidney Rice* 23 WR 16 14 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
65 John Sullivan 24 C 16 16 0 1 0 -4 0 1 0
83 Jeff Dugan 28 te 16 4 1 0
98 Letroy Guion 22 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
64 Anthony Herrera 29 RG 14 14 1 0
76 Steve Hutchinson*+ 32 LG 16 16 1 0
40 Jim Kleinsasser 32 TE 16 8 1 0
50 Erin Henderson 23 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
74 Bryant McKinnie* 30 LT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 46.0 11 43 0 36 62 23 19 19 44 1 759 158 1
Opp Total 16 34 35 22

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
8 Ryan Longwell 35 K 16 0 54 26 132
28 Adrian Peterson*+ 24 RB 16 15 18 18 108
81 Visanthe Shiancoe 29 TE 16 13 11 11 66
12 Percy Harvin* 21 KR/wr 15 8 6 2 8 48
18 Sidney Rice* 23 WR 16 14 8 8 48
87 Bernard Berrian 29 WR 16 15 4 4 24
83 Jeff Dugan 28 te 16 4 2 2 12
29 Chester Taylor 30 16 0 1 1 2 12
69 Jared Allen*+ 27 RDE 16 16 1 1 1 8
17 Greg Lewis 29 wr 13 1 1 1 6
38 Naufahu Tahi 28 rb 15 2 1 1 6
Team Total 27.3 16 19 34 2 1 56 54 26 1 470
Opp Total 16 5 26 1 2 1 30 22 312