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12-4-0, Finished 1st in 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)

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Brett Favre* 40 18 16 363 for 531, 4,202 yards, 33 td, 7 int, & 9 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1991
RB Adrian Peterson*+ 24 2 15 314 rushes for 1,383 yards, 18 td, & 43 catches for 436 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 2007
WR Bernard Berrian 29 5 15 55 catches for 618 yards, 4 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 2004
WR Sidney Rice* 23 2 14 83 catches for 1,312 yards, 8 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 44th pick / 2007
TE Jim Kleinsasser 32 10 8 10 catches for 70 yards, 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 44th pick / 1999
TE Visanthe Shiancoe 29 6 13 56 catches for 566 yards, 11 td New York Giants / 3rd / 91st pick / 2003
LT Bryant McKinnie* 30 7 16 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 2002
LG Steve Hutchinson*+ 32 8 16 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 17th pick / 2001
C John Sullivan 24 1 16 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 187th pick / 2008
RG Anthony Herrera 29 4 14
RT Phil Loadholt 23 Rook 15 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 2009
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ray Edwards 24 3 16 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 127th pick / 2006
LDT Pat Williams 37 12 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDT Kevin Williams*+ 29 6 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 9th pick / 2003
RDE Jared Allen*+ 27 5 16 14.5 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 126th pick / 2004
LLB Chad Greenway 26 2 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 2006
MLB E.J. Henderson 29 6 12 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 40th pick / 2003
RLB Ben Leber 31 7 13 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2002
LCB Antoine Winfield* 32 10 9 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 23rd pick / 1999
RCB Cedric Griffin 27 3 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 48th pick / 2006
SS Tyrell Johnson 24 1 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2008
FS Madieu Williams 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 56th pick / 2004
 Special Teams Starters
K Ryan Longwell 35 12 0 26 of 28 field goals & 54 of 55 extra points
P Chris Kluwe 28 4 0 73 punts for a 43.9 average, 0 blocked
PR Darius Reynaud 25 1 0 30 punt returns for a 10.3 average and 0 td
KR Percy Harvin* 21 Rook 8 42 kick returns for a 27.5 average and 2 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 22nd pick / 2009

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
39 Husain Abdullah 24 14 0 204 6-0 Washington St. 7/27/1985 1 1
21 Asher Allen 21 db 10 1 190 5-10 Georgia 1/22/1988 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 86th pick / 2009
69 Jared Allen*+ 27 RDE 16 16 265 6-6 Idaho St. 4/3/1982 5 16 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 126th pick / 2004
87 Bernard Berrian 29 WR 16 15 190 6-1 Fresno St. 12/27/1980 5 7 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 2004
54 Jasper Brinkley 24 lb 16 4 275 6-2 South Carolina 7/12/1985 Rook 3 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 150th pick / 2009
Ryan Cook 26 16 0 325 6-6 New Mexico 5/8/1983 3 1 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 51st pick / 2006
Jon Cooper 23 1 0 290 6-3 Oklahoma 10/1/1986 Rook 0
83 Jeff Dugan 28 te 16 4 261 6-4 Maryland 4/8/1981 5 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 220th pick / 2004
91 Ray Edwards 24 LDE 16 16 270 6-5 Purdue 1/1/1985 3 8 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 127th pick / 2006
90 Fred Evans 26 13 0 307 6-5 Texas St. 11/6/1983 3 1 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 212th pick / 2006
59 Heath Farwell* 28 16 0 235 6-0 San Diego St. 12/31/1981 4 4
4 Brett Favre* 40 QB 16 16 225 6-2 Southern Miss 10/10/1969 18 16 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1991
37 Eric Frampton 25 16 0 204 5-11 Washington St. 2/6/1984 2 1 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 165th pick / 2007
52 Chad Greenway 26 LLB 16 16 240 6-2 Iowa 1/12/1983 2 9 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 2006
23 Cedric Griffin 27 RCB 16 16 190 6-0 Texas 11/11/1982 3 7 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 48th pick / 2006
98 Letroy Guion 22 7 0 295 6-4 Florida St. 6/21/1987 1 0 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 152nd pick / 2008
12 Percy Harvin* 21 KR 15 8 200 5-11 Florida 5/28/1988 Rook 11 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 22nd pick / 2009
56 E.J. Henderson 29 MLB 12 12 245 6-1 Maryland 8/3/1980 6 6 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 40th pick / 2003
50 Erin Henderson 23 2 0 242 6-3 Maryland 7/1/1986 1 0
64 Anthony Herrera 29 RG 14 14 315 6-2 Tennessee 6/14/1980 4 8
Artis Hicks 31 g 16 3 320 6-4 Memphis 11/28/1978 6 3
76 Steve Hutchinson*+ 32 LG 16 16 313 6-5 Michigan 11/1/1977 8 17 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 17th pick / 2001
7 Tarvaris Jackson 26 8 0 226 6-2 Arkansas,Alabama St. 4/21/1983 3 1 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 64th pick / 2006
11 Jaymar Johnson 25 6 0 176 6-0 Jackson St. 7/10/1984 1 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 193rd pick / 2008
25 Tyrell Johnson 24 SS 15 15 200 5-11 Arkansas St. 5/19/1985 1 6 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2008
71 Jimmy Kennedy 30 dt 13 1 320 6-4 Penn St. 11/15/1979 6 2 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 12th pick / 2003
40 Jim Kleinsasser 32 TE 16 8 272 6-3 North Dakota 1/31/1977 10 1 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 44th pick / 1999
5 Chris Kluwe 28 P 16 0 215 6-4 UCLA 12/24/1981 4 2
51 Ben Leber 31 RLB 16 13 244 6-3 Kansas St. 12/7/1978 7 6 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2002
17 Greg Lewis 29 wr 13 1 180 6-0 Illinois 2/12/1980 6 1
Phil Loadholt 23 RT 15 15 343 6-8 Oklahoma 1/21/1986 Rook 8 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 2009
46 Cullen Loeffler 28 16 0 241 6-5 Texas 1/27/1981 5 1
8 Ryan Longwell 35 K 16 0 199 6-0 California 8/16/1974 12 5
74 Bryant McKinnie* 30 LT 16 16 335 6-8 Miami (FL) 9/23/1979 7 12 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 2002
92 Jayme Mitchell 25 4 0 285 6-6 Mississippi 3/15/1984 3 0
55 Kenny Onatolu 27 16 0 235 6-1 Nebraska-Omaha 10/8/1982 Rook 1
41 Karl Paymah 27 db 12 2 204 6-0 Washington St. 11/29/1982 4 1 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 76th pick / 2005
28 Adrian Peterson*+ 24 RB 16 15 217 6-2 Oklahoma 3/21/1985 2 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 2007
82 Darius Reynaud 25 PR 11 0 201 5-9 West Virginia 12/29/1984 1 0
18 Sidney Rice* 23 WR 16 14 200 6-4 South Carolina 9/1/1986 2 14 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 44th pick / 2007
96 Brian Robison 26 16 0 258 6-2 Texas 4/28/1983 2 1 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 102nd pick / 2007
33 Jamarca Sanford 24 db 14 1 200 5-10 Mississippi 8/27/1985 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 231st pick / 2009
22 Benny Sapp 28 lcb 16 7 190 5-9 Iowa,Northern Iowa 1/20/1981 5 3
81 Visanthe Shiancoe 29 TE 16 13 250 6-4 Morgan St. 6/18/1980 6 6 New York Giants / 3rd / 91st pick / 2003
65 John Sullivan 24 C 16 16 300 6-4 Notre Dame 8/8/1985 1 9 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 187th pick / 2008
38 Naufahu Tahi 28 rb 15 2 230 6-0 BYU 10/30/1981 2 1
29 Chester Taylor 30 16 0 213 5-11 Toledo 9/22/1979 7 7 Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 207th pick / 2002
93 Kevin Williams*+ 29 RDT 16 16 311 6-5 Oklahoma St. 8/16/1980 6 14 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 9th pick / 2003
20 Madieu Williams 28 FS 16 16 193 6-1 Towson St.,Maryland 10/18/1981 5 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 56th pick / 2004
94 Pat Williams 37 LDT 15 15 315 6-3 NE State (OK),Texas A&M 10/24/1972 12 7
26 Antoine Winfield* 32 LCB 10 9 190 5-9 Ohio St. 6/24/1977 10 7 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 23rd pick / 1999
34 Albert Young 24 7 0 209 5-10 Iowa 2/25/1985 1 0
Team Total 27.3 16 244.8 6-2.1 4.1