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2014 Minnesota Vikings

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC North Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.7, Offense: -2.8, Defense: 1.1, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 325 points (20.3/g), 20th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 343 points (21.4/g), 11th.
 Differential of -18 points (-1.1/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-8.5.

Coach: Mike Zimmer (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Norv Turner
 Defensive Coordinator: George Edwards
 Other Notable Asst.: Jerry Gray (Defensive Backs)

 Training Camp: Minnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, Minnesota)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Teddy Bridgewater 22 Rook 12 259 for 402, 2,919 yards, 14 td, 12 int, & 47 rushes for 209 yards and 1 td Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 32nd pick / 2014
TB Matt Asiata 27 2 9 164 rushes for 570 yards, 9 td, & 44 catches for 312 yards and 1 td
WR Greg Jennings 31 8 13 59 catches for 742 yards, 6 td Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2006
TE Rhett Ellison 26 2 13 19 catches for 208 yards, 1 td Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 128th pick / 2012
TE Kyle Rudolph 25 3 8 24 catches for 231 yards, 2 td Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2011
LT Matt Kalil 25 2 16 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 2012
LG Charlie Johnson 30 8 14 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 199th pick / 2006
C John Sullivan 29 6 16 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 187th pick / 2008
RG Joe Berger 32 9 9 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2005
RT Phil Loadholt 28 5 11 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 2009
 Defensive Starters
LDE Brian Robison 31 7 16 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 102nd pick / 2007
LDT Sharrif Floyd 22 1 11 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 23rd pick / 2013
RDT Linval Joseph 26 4 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 2010
RDE Everson Griffen 27 4 16 12.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 100th pick / 2010
LLB Chad Greenway 31 7 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 2006
MLB Jasper Brinkley 29 5 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 150th pick / 2009
RLB Anthony Barr 22 Rook 12 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 9th pick / 2014
LCB Captain Munnerlyn 26 5 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Carolina Panthers / 7th / 216th pick / 2009
RCB Xavier Rhodes 24 1 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2013
SS Robert Blanton 25 2 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 139th pick / 2012
FS Harrison Smith 25 2 16 3.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered 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)
44 Matt Asiata 27 TB 15 9 229 5-11 Utah 7/24/1987 2 6
23 Joe Banyard 26 15 0 213 5-11 Texas-El Paso 11/12/1988 2 1
55 Anthony Barr 22 RLB 12 12 255 6-5 UCLA 3/18/1992 Rook 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 9th pick / 2014
61 Joe Berger 32 RG 16 9 303 6-5 Michigan Tech 5/25/1982 9 5 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2005
36 Robert Blanton 25 SS 15 13 208 6-1 Notre Dame 9/7/1989 2 5 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 139th pick / 2012
5 Teddy Bridgewater 22 QB 13 12 214 6-2 Louisville 11/10/1992 Rook 9 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 32nd pick / 2014
54 Jasper Brinkley 29 MLB 16 11 275 6-2 South Carolina 7/12/1985 5 6 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 150th pick / 2009
16 Matt Cassel 32 3 3 230 6-5 USC 5/17/1982 9 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 230th pick / 2005
57 Audie Cole 25 16 1 246 6-4 North Carolina St. 6/1/1989 2 2 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 210th pick / 2012
95 Scott Crichton 23 8 0 273 6-3 Oregon St. 10/31/1991 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2014
26 Ahmad Dixon 23 3 212 6-0 Baylor 9/5/1991 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 248th pick / 2014
62 Vlad Ducasse 27 rg 13 6 326 6-5 Massachusetts 10/15/1987 4 3 New York Jets / 2nd / 61st pick / 2010
85 Rhett Ellison 26 TE 16 13 251 6-5 USC 10/3/1988 2 2 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 128th pick / 2012
32 Antone Exum 23 14 0 213 6-0 Virginia Tech 2/27/1991 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 182nd pick / 2014
42 Jerome Felton 28 16 3 246 6-0 Furman 7/3/1986 6 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 146th pick / 2008
73 Sharrif Floyd 22 LDT 14 11 297 6-3 Florida 5/28/1992 1 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 23rd pick / 2013
86 Chase Ford 24 te 11 5 245 6-6 Miami (FL) 7/19/1990 2 2
63 Brandon Fusco 26 3 3 302 6-4 Slippery Rock 7/26/1988 3 1 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 172nd pick / 2011
87 MarQueis Gray 25 8 0 250 6-4 Minnesota 11/7/1989 1 0
52 Chad Greenway 31 LLB 12 12 240 6-2 Iowa 1/12/1983 7 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 2006
97 Everson Griffen 27 RDE 16 16 280 6-3 USC 12/22/1987 4 9 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 100th pick / 2010
79 Mike Harris 26 rt 12 5 310 6-5 UCLA 12/5/1988 2 3
50 Gerald Hodges 23 rlb 14 7 243 6-1 Penn St. 1/17/1991 1 5 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 120th pick / 2013
15 Greg Jennings 31 WR 16 13 195 5-11 West. Michigan 9/21/1983 8 6 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2006
12 Charles Johnson 25 wr 12 6 215 6-2 Grand Valley St. 2/27/1989 1 4 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 216th pick / 2013
74 Charlie Johnson 30 LG 14 14 302 6-3 Oklahoma St. 5/2/1984 8 6 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 199th pick / 2006
92 Tom Johnson 30 16 2 288 6-3 Southern Miss 8/30/1984 3 3
98 Linval Joseph 26 RDT 16 16 328 6-4 East Carolina 10/10/1988 4 8 New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 2010
51 Josh Kaddu 24 1 0 239 6-3 Oregon 3/12/1990 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 155th pick / 2012
75 Matt Kalil 25 LT 16 16 306 6-6 USC 7/6/1989 2 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 2012
48 Zach Line 24 1 0 230 6-1 SMU 4/26/1990 1 0
71 Phil Loadholt 28 RT 11 11 343 6-8 Oklahoma 1/21/1986 5 5 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 2009
18 Jeff Locke 25 16 0 209 6-0 UCLA 9/27/1989 1 2 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 155th pick / 2013
46 Cullen Loeffler 33 16 0 241 6-5 Texas 1/27/1981 10 1
56 Michael Mauti 24 9 0 243 6-2 Penn St. 1/19/1990 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 213th pick / 2013
31 Jerick McKinnon 22 rb 11 6 209 Georgia Southern 5/3/1992 Rook 4 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 96th pick / 2014
24 Captain Munnerlyn 26 LCB 16 16 182 5-9 South Carolina 4/10/1988 5 7 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 216th pick / 2009
84 Cordarrelle Patterson 23 wr 16 7 216 6-2 Tennessee 3/17/1991 1 4 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 29th pick / 2013
28 Adrian Peterson 29 1 1 217 6-2 Oklahoma 3/21/1985 7 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 2007
7 Christian Ponder 26 2 1 222 6-2 Florida St. 2/25/1988 3 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 2011
27 Shaun Prater 25 10 0 190 5-10 Iowa 10/27/1989 2 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 156th pick / 2012
39 Jabari Price 22 14 0 200 5-11 North Carolina 8/31/1992 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 225th pick / 2014
29 Xavier Rhodes 24 RCB 16 16 210 6-2 Florida St. 6/19/1990 1 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2013
21 Josh Robinson 23 mlb 16 5 199 5-10 Central Florida 1/8/1991 2 3 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 66th pick / 2012
96 Brian Robison 31 LDE 16 16 258 6-2 Texas 4/28/1983 7 7 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 102nd pick / 2007
82 Kyle Rudolph 25 TE 9 8 265 6-5 Notre Dame 11/9/1989 3 2 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2011
34 Andrew Sendejo 27 16 3 225 6-1 Rice 9/9/1987 4 2
35 Marcus Sherels 27 16 0 175 5-10 Minnesota 9/30/1987 4 1
22 Harrison Smith 25 FS 16 16 212 6-2 Notre Dame 2/2/1989 2 8 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 29th pick / 2012
83 Rodney Smith 24 1 0 225 6-5 Florida St. 3/11/1990 1
93 Shamar Stephen 23 16 3 309 6-5 Connecticut 2/25/1991 Rook 3 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 220th pick / 2014
65 John Sullivan 29 C 16 16 300 6-4 Notre Dame 8/8/1985 6 7 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 187th pick / 2008
33 Ben Tate 26 3 0 214 5-11 Auburn 8/21/1988 3 0 Houston Texans / 2nd / 58th pick / 2010
19 Adam Thielen 24 16 2 200 6-3 Minn State-Mankato 8/22/1990 1 1
94 Justin Trattou 26 4 0 255 6-4 Florida 8/28/1988 3 0
3 Blair Walsh 24 16 0 186 5-9 Georgia 1/8/1990 2 2 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 175th pick / 2012
58 Brandon Watts 23 2 0 225 6-0 Georgia Tech 1/21/1991 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 223rd pick / 2014
69 J'Marcus Webb 26 1 0 335 6-7 North Texas,West Texas A&M 8/8/1988 4 0 Chicago Bears / 7th / 218th pick / 2010
72 Austin Wentworth 24 7 0 303 6-5 Fresno State 5/10/1990 Rook 1
99 Corey Wootton 27 15 0 271 6-6 Northwestern 6/22/1987 4 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 109th pick / 2010
17 Jarius Wright 25 wr 16 7 182 5-10 Arkansas 11/25/1989 2 5 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 118th pick / 2012
Team Total 25.4 16 245.2 6-2.4 2.6