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2013 Minnesota Vikings

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5-10-1, Finished 4th in NFC North Division  · 2013 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.6, Offense: 0.2, Defense: -6.9, SoS: -1.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 391 points (24.4/g), 14th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 480 points (30.0/g), 32nd.
 Differential of -89 points (-5.6/g), 23rd.  Expected W-L: 6.1-9.9.

Coach: Leslie Frazier (5-10-1)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bill Musgrave
 Defensive Coordinator: Alan Williams
 Other Notable Asst.: Jeff Davidson (Offensive Line)

Stadium: Mall of America Field
 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 Christian Ponder 25 2 9 152 for 239, 1,648 yards, 7 td, 9 int, & 34 rushes for 151 yards and 4 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 2011
RB Adrian Peterson* 28 6 14 279 rushes for 1,266 yards, 10 td, & 29 catches for 171 yards and 1 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 2007
fb Rhett Ellison 25 1 6 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 128th pick / 2012
FB Jerome Felton 27 5 9 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 6 catches for 37 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 5th / 146th pick / 2008
WR Greg Jennings 30 7 15 68 catches for 804 yards, 4 td Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2006
WR Jerome Simpson 27 5 8 48 catches for 726 yards, 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 46th pick / 2008
TE Kyle Rudolph 24 2 8 30 catches for 313 yards, 3 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2011
le Brian Robison 30 6 16 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 102nd pick / 2007
LT Matt Kalil 24 1 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 2012
LG Charlie Johnson 29 7 15 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 199th pick / 2006
C John Sullivan 28 5 16 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 187th pick / 2008
RG Brandon Fusco 25 2 15 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 172nd pick / 2011
RT Phil Loadholt 27 4 15 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 2009
re Jared Allen 31 9 16 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 126th pick / 2004
 Defensive Starters
LDE Brian Robison 30 6 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 102nd pick / 2007
nt Fred Evans 30 7 3 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 212th pick / 2006
NT Letroy Guion 26 5 13 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 152nd pick / 2008
NT Kevin Williams 33 10 15 3.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 9th pick / 2003
RDE Jared Allen 31 9 16 11.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 126th pick / 2004
SLB Chad Greenway 30 6 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 2006
MLB Erin Henderson 27 5 12 4.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
WLB Marvin Mitchell 29 6 10 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 220th pick / 2007
LCB Josh Robinson 22 1 10 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 66th pick / 2012
cb Xavier Rhodes 23 Rook 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2013
RCB Chris Cook 26 3 11 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 34th pick / 2010
SS Jamarca Sanford 28 4 13 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 231st pick / 2009
FS Andrew Sendejo 26 3 10 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
fs Harrison Smith 24 1 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 29th pick / 2012

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
69 Jared Allen 31 DE 16 16 265 6-6 Idaho St. 4/3/1982 9 6 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 126th pick / 2004
44 Matt Asiata 26 FB 11 1 229 5-11 Utah 7/24/1987 1 1
60 Jeff Baca 23 OG 4 0 302 6-4 UCLA 1/10/1990 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 196th pick / 2013
91 Chase Baker 25 DT 5 0 298 6-1 Boise St. 5/21/1988 1 0
99 Christian Ballard 24 DL 0 298 6-4 Iowa 1/3/1989 2 0 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 106th pick / 2011
23 Joe Banyard 25 RB 3 0 213 5-11 Texas-El Paso 11/12/1988 1 0
61 Joe Berger 31 T 16 2 303 6-5 Michigan Tech 5/25/1982 8 2 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2005
59 Desmond Bishop 29 LB 4 1 241 6-2 California 7/24/1984 6 1 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 193rd pick / 2007
36 Robert Blanton 24 CB 16 3 208 6-1 Notre Dame 9/7/1989 1 2 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 139th pick / 2012
89 John Carlson 29 TE 13 8 256 6-5 Notre Dame 5/12/1984 5 3 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 38th pick / 2008
16 Matt Cassel 31 QB 9 6 230 6-5 USC 5/17/1982 8 6 New England Patriots / 7th / 230th pick / 2005
85 Greg Childs 23 WR 0 219 6-3 Arkansas 3/10/1990 1 0 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 134th pick / 2012
57 Audie Cole 24 ILB 13 5 246 6-4 North Carolina St. 6/1/1989 1 2 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 210th pick / 2012
20 Chris Cook 26 DB 12 11 200 6-2 Virginia 2/5/1987 3 4 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 34th pick / 2010
51 Larry Dean 25 LB 16 0 216 6-0 8/7/1988 2 1
40 Rhett Ellison 25 FB 11 6 251 6-5 USC 10/3/1988 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 128th pick / 2012
90 Fred Evans 30 DT 14 3 307 6-5 Texas St. 11/6/1983 7 2 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 212th pick / 2006
42 Jerome Felton 27 RB 13 9 246 6-0 Furman 7/3/1986 5 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 146th pick / 2008
95 Sharrif Floyd 21 DT 16 1 297 6-3 Florida 5/28/1992 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 23rd pick / 2013
86 Chase Ford 23 TE 9 0 245 6-6 Miami (FL) 7/19/1990 1 1
12 Josh Freeman 25 QB 1 1 240 6-6 Kansas St. 1/13/1988 4 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 2009
63 Brandon Fusco 25 OL 15 15 302 6-4 Slippery Rock 7/26/1988 2 7 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 172nd pick / 2011
32 Toby Gerhart 26 RB 14 0 234 6-0 Stanford 3/28/1987 3 3 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 51st pick / 2010
52 Chad Greenway 30 LB 16 16 240 6-2 Iowa 1/12/1983 6 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 2006
97 Everson Griffen 26 DE 16 0 280 6-3 USC 12/22/1987 3 2 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 100th pick / 2010
98 Letroy Guion 26 DT 13 13 295 6-4 Florida St. 6/21/1987 5 5 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 152nd pick / 2008
50 Erin Henderson 27 LB 14 12 242 6-3 Maryland 7/1/1986 5 5
54 Gerald Hodges 22 OLB 11 0 243 6-1 Penn St. 1/17/1991 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 120th pick / 2013
15 Greg Jennings 30 WR 15 15 195 5-11 West. Michigan 9/21/1983 7 8 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2006
74 Charlie Johnson 29 T 15 15 302 6-3 Oklahoma St. 5/2/1984 7 7 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 199th pick / 2006
75 Matt Kalil 24 OT 16 16 306 6-6 USC 7/6/1989 1 8 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 2012
48 Zach Line 24 FB 3 1 230 6-1 SMU 4/26/1989 Rook 0
71 Phil Loadholt 27 T 15 15 343 6-8 Oklahoma 1/21/1986 4 9 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 2009
12 Jeff Locke 24 P 16 0 209 6-0 UCLA 9/27/1989 Rook 2 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 155th pick / 2013
46 Cullen Loeffler 32 C 16 0 241 6-5 Texas 1/27/1981 9 1
56 Michael Mauti 23 OLB 14 0 243 6-2 Penn St. 1/19/1990 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 213th pick / 2013
55 Marvin Mitchell 29 LB 16 10 249 6-3 Tennessee 10/21/1984 6 4 New Orleans Saints / 7th / 220th pick / 2007
84 Cordarrelle Patterson 22 WR 16 6 216 6-2 Tennessee 3/17/1991 Rook 8 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 29th pick / 2013
28 Adrian Peterson 28 RB 14 14 217 6-2 Oklahoma 3/21/1985 6 11 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 2007
7 Christian Ponder 25 QB 9 9 222 6-2 Florida St. 2/25/1988 2 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 2011
27 Shaun Prater 24 CB 7 3 190 5-10 Iowa 10/27/1989 1 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 156th pick / 2012
Kheeston Randall 24 DT 296 6-4 Texas 5/7/1989 1 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 215th pick / 2012
41 Mistral Raymond 26 DB 12 2 191 6-1 South Florida 9/7/1987 2 1 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 170th pick / 2011
67 Mike Remmers 24 T 0 303 6-5 Oregon St. 4/11/1989 1 0
29 Xavier Rhodes 23 CB 13 6 210 6-2 Florida St. 6/19/1990 Rook 2 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2013
21 Josh Robinson 22 CB 10 10 199 5-10 Central Florida 1/8/1991 1 3 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 66th pick / 2012
96 Brian Robison 30 DE 16 16 258 6-2 Texas 4/28/1983 6 7 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 102nd pick / 2007
82 Kyle Rudolph 24 TE 8 8 265 6-5 Notre Dame 11/9/1989 2 3 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2011
Josh Samuda 25 G 310 6-3 Massachusetts 12/23/1988 1
33 Jamarca Sanford 28 DB 13 13 200 5-10 Mississippi 8/27/1985 4 4 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 231st pick / 2009
34 Andrew Sendejo 26 DB 16 10 225 6-1 Rice 9/9/1987 3 4
35 Marcus Sherels 26 DB 16 3 175 5-10 Minnesota 9/30/1987 3 3
81 Jerome Simpson 27 WR 16 8 193 6-1 Coastal Carolina 2/4/1986 5 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 46th pick / 2008
22 Harrison Smith 24 FS 8 7 212 6-2 Notre Dame 2/2/1989 1 3 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 29th pick / 2012
83 Rodney Smith 23 WR 4 0 225 6-5 Florida St. 3/11/1990 Rook 0
26 Robert Steeples 24 CB 2 0 194 6-1 Memphis 11/27/1989 Rook 0
65 John Sullivan 28 C 16 16 300 6-4 Notre Dame 8/8/1985 5 8 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 187th pick / 2008
92 Justin Trattou 25 DE 1 0 255 6-4 Florida 8/28/1988 2 0
3 Blair Walsh 23 K 16 0 186 5-9 Georgia 1/8/1990 1 3 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 175th pick / 2012
73 J'Marcus Webb 25 T 8 1 335 6-7 North Texas,West Texas A&M 8/8/1988 3 0 Chicago Bears / 7th / 218th pick / 2010
14 Joe Webb 27 WR 16 1 220 6-4 Ala-Birmingham 11/14/1986 3 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 199th pick / 2010
93 Kevin Williams 33 DT 15 15 311 6-5 Oklahoma St. 8/16/1980 10 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 9th pick / 2003
17 Jarius Wright 24 WR 16 3 182 5-10 Arkansas 11/25/1989 1 4 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 118th pick / 2012
Team Total 25.7 16 246.1 6-2.5 36.4