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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
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
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
DT Sharrif Floyd 22 1 11 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 23rd pick / 2013
NT 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
SLB Anthony Barr 22 Rook 12 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 9th pick / 2014
MLB Jasper Brinkley 29 5 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 150th pick / 2009
WLB Chad Greenway 31 7 12 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 2006
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)
59 Justin Anderson 23 LB 0 232 6-2 LA-Layfayette 1/16/1991 Rook 0
Chigbo Anunoby 25 DL 0 324 6-4 Morehouse 1/4/1989 2 0
44 Matt Asiata 27 FB 15 9 229 5-11 Utah 7/24/1987 2 6
Jeff Baca 24 OG 302 6-4 UCLA 1/10/1990 1 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 196th pick / 2013
Chase Baker 26 DT 298 6-1 Boise St. 5/21/1988 2
23 Joe Banyard 26 RB 15 0 213 5-11 Texas-El Paso 11/12/1988 2 1
55 Anthony Barr 22 OLB 12 12 255 6-5 UCLA 3/18/1992 Rook 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 9th pick / 2014
61 Joe Berger 32 T 16 9 303 6-5 Michigan Tech 5/25/1982 9 5 Carolina Panthers / 6th / 207th pick / 2005
Brandan Bishop 23 S 205 6-2 NC State 1/23/1991 1
36 Robert Blanton 25 CB 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 LB 16 11 275 6-2 South Carolina 7/12/1985 5 6 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 150th pick / 2009
60 Carter Bykowski 24 T 0 Iowa St. 7/25/1990 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 246th pick / 2013
Jalil Carter 25 WR 197 6-0 7/18/1989 Rook
16 Matt Cassel 32 QB 3 3 230 6-5 USC 5/17/1982 9 1 New England Patriots / 7th / 230th pick / 2005
57 Audie Cole 25 ILB 16 1 246 6-4 North Carolina St. 6/1/1989 2 2 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 210th pick / 2012
Kurt Coleman 26 LB 195 5-11 Ohio St. 7/1/1988 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 244th pick / 2010
13 Kain Colter 24 WR 0 198 5-11 Northwestern 10/3/1990 Rook 0
Derek Cox 28 DB 180 6-1 William & Mary 9/22/1986 5 Jacksonville Jaguars / 3rd / 73rd pick / 2009
95 Scott Crichton 23 DE 8 0 273 6-3 Oregon St. 10/31/1991 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2014
Chris Crocker 34 DB 194 5-11 Marshall 3/9/1980 11 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 84th pick / 2003
Andy Cruse 24 WR 212 6-3 Miami-Ohio 1/13/1990 1
Larry Dean 26 LB 216 6-0 Valdosta St. 8/7/1988 3
49 Dom DeCicco 26 LB 0 230 6-4 9/11/1988 3 0
6 Pat Devlin 26 QB 0 225 6-3 4/12/1988 3 0
26 Ahmad Dixon 23 SS 3 212 6-0 Baylor 9/5/1991 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 248th pick / 2014
62 Vlad Ducasse 27 G 13 6 326 6-5 Massachusetts 10/15/1987 4 3 New York Jets / 2nd / 61st pick / 2010
85 Rhett Ellison 26 FB 16 13 251 6-5 USC 10/3/1988 2 2 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 128th pick / 2012
Fred Evans 31 DT 307 6-5 Texas St. 11/6/1983 8 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 212th pick / 2006
32 Antone Exum 23 CB 15 0 213 6-0 Virginia Tech 2/27/1991 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 182nd pick / 2014
76 Isame Faciane 23 DT 0 290 6-5 FIU 5/11/1991 Rook 0
42 Jerome Felton 28 RB 16 3 246 6-0 Furman 7/3/1986 6 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 146th pick / 2008
73 Sharrif Floyd 22 DT 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
11 Donte Foster 24 WR 0 193 6-1 Ohio 11/10/1990 Rook 0
63 Brandon Fusco 26 OL 3 3 302 6-4 Slippery Rock 7/26/1988 3 1 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 172nd pick / 2011
87 MarQueis Gray 25 TE 8 0 250 6-4 Minnesota 11/7/1989 1 0
52 Chad Greenway 31 LB 12 12 240 6-2 Iowa 1/12/1983 7 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 17th pick / 2006
97 Everson Griffen 27 DE 16 16 280 6-3 USC 12/22/1987 4 9 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 100th pick / 2010
8 Chandler Harnish 26 QB 0 219 6-2 Northern Illinois 7/28/1988 2 0 Indianapolis Colts / 7th / 253rd pick / 2012
79 Mike Harris 26 T 12 5 310 6-5 UCLA 12/5/1988 2 3
Michael Higgins 27 TE 242 6-5 Nebraska-Omaha 12/7/1987 3
50 Gerald Hodges 23 OLB 14 7 243 6-1 Penn St. 1/17/1991 1 5 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 120th pick / 2013
Kendall James 23 CB 180 5-10 Maine 6/29/1991 Rook Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 184th pick / 2014
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 T 14 14 302 6-3 Oklahoma St. 5/2/1984 8 6 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 199th pick / 2006
92 Tom Johnson 30 DT 16 2 288 6-3 Southern Miss 8/30/1984 3 3
Kamar Jorden 2 WR 203 6-1 Bowling Green 5/17/2012 Rook
98 Linval Joseph 26 DT 16 16 328 6-4 East Carolina 10/10/1988 4 8 New York Giants / 2nd / 46th pick / 2010
33 Henry Josey 23 RB 0 194 5-8 Missouri 9/25/1991 Rook 0
51 Josh Kaddu 24 LB 1 0 239 6-3 Oregon 3/12/1990 2 0 Miami Dolphins / 5th / 155th pick / 2012
75 Matt Kalil 25 OT 16 16 306 6-6 USC 7/6/1989 2 7 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 4th pick / 2012
67 Zac Kerin 23 C 0 310 6-5 Toledo 8/13/1991 Rook 0
48 Zach Line 24 FB 1 0 230 6-1 SMU 4/26/1990 1 0
71 Phil Loadholt 28 T 11 11 343 6-8 Oklahoma 1/21/1986 5 5 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 54th pick / 2009
18 Jeff Locke 25 P 16 0 209 6-0 UCLA 9/27/1989 1 2 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 155th pick / 2013
46 Cullen Loeffler 33 C 16 0 241 6-5 Texas 1/27/1981 10 1
Leon Mackey 25 DE 0 265 6-4 Texas Tech 2/28/1989 Rook 0
56 Michael Mauti 24 OLB 9 0 243 6-2 Penn St. 1/19/1990 1 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 213th pick / 2013
64 Jordan McCray 22 G 0 310 6-3 UCF 5/31/1992 Rook 0
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 DB 16 16 182 5-9 South Carolina 4/10/1988 5 7 Carolina Panthers / 7th / 216th pick / 2009
Kevin Murphy 24 OL 295 6-7 Harvard 2/16/1990 2
89 Ryan Otten 24 TE 0 230 6-5 San Jose St. 4/7/1990 1 0
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 RB 1 1 217 6-2 Oklahoma 3/21/1985 7 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 7th pick / 2007
7 Christian Ponder 26 QB 2 1 222 6-2 Florida St. 2/25/1988 3 1 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 12th pick / 2011
Julian Posey 26 CB 187 5-11 Ohio 7/17/1988 3
27 Shaun Prater 25 CB 10 0 190 5-10 Iowa 10/27/1989 2 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 156th pick / 2012
39 Jabari Price 22 CB 14 0 200 5-11 North Carolina 8/31/1992 Rook 1 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 225th pick / 2014
Kheeston Randall 25 DT 296 6-4 Texas 5/7/1989 2 Miami Dolphins / 7th / 215th pick / 2012
41 Mistral Raymond 27 DB 0 191 6-1 South Florida 9/7/1987 3 0 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 170th pick / 2011
Allen Reisner 26 TE 255 6-3 Iowa 9/29/1988 3
Mike Remmers 25 T 303 6-5 Oregon St. 4/11/1989 2
29 Xavier Rhodes 24 CB 16 16 210 6-2 Florida St. 6/19/1990 1 6 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 25th pick / 2013
78 Antonio Richardson 22 T 0 327 6-6 Tennessee 2/24/1992 Rook 0
21 Josh Robinson 23 CB 16 5 199 5-10 Central Florida 1/8/1991 2 3 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 66th pick / 2012
96 Brian Robison 31 DE 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
64 Josh Samuda 26 G 0 310 6-3 Massachusetts 12/23/1988 2 0
Jamarca Sanford 29 DB 200 5-10 Mississippi 8/27/1985 5 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 231st pick / 2009
34 Andrew Sendejo 27 DB 16 3 225 6-1 Rice 9/9/1987 4 2
35 Marcus Sherels 27 DB 16 0 175 5-10 Minnesota 9/30/1987 4 1
Jerome Simpson 28 WR 193 6-1 Coastal Carolina 2/4/1986 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 46th pick / 2008
22 Harrison Smith 25 FS 16 16 212 6-2 Notre Dame 2/2/1989 2 8 Minnesota Vikings / 1st / 29th pick / 2012
Rodney Smith 24 WR 225 6-5 Florida St. 3/11/1990 1
Kory Sperry 29 TE 242 6-4 Colorado St. 4/10/1985 5
Robert Steeples 25 CB 194 6-1 Memphis 11/27/1989 1
93 Shamar Stephen 23 DT 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 RB 3 0 214 5-11 Auburn 8/21/1988 3 0 Houston Texans / 2nd / 58th pick / 2010
19 Adam Thielen 24 WR 16 2 200 6-3 Minn State-Mankato 8/22/1990 1 1
94 Justin Trattou 26 DE 4 0 255 6-4 Florida 8/28/1988 3 0
DeMarcus Van Dyke 25 DB 0 175 6-1 Miami (FL) 1/17/1989 3 0 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 81st pick / 2011
Tyrone Walker 24 WR 191 5-10 Illinois St. 8/25/1990 1
3 Blair Walsh 24 K 16 0 186 5-9 Georgia 1/8/1990 2 2 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 175th pick / 2012
58 Brandon Watts 23 OLB 2 0 225 6-0 Georgia Tech 1/21/1991 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 223rd pick / 2014
69 J'Marcus Webb 26 T 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 T 7 0 303 6-5 Fresno State 5/10/1990 Rook 1
20 Dominique Williams 22 RB 0 205 5-9 Wagner 10/6/1992 Rook 0
99 Corey Wootton 27 DE 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
66 David Yankey 22 OG 0 315 6-6 Stanford 1/18/1992 Rook 0 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 145th pick / 2014
Team Total 25.4 16 245.4 6-2.3 2.6