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1969 Minnesota Vikings season

1969 Minnesota Vikings season
Head coach Bud Grant
General manager Jim Finks
Home field Metropolitan Stadium
Results
Record 12–2
Division place 1st NFL Central
Playoff finish Won Divisional Playoffs (Rams) 23–20
Won NFL Championship (1) (Browns) 27–7
Lost Super Bowl IV (Chiefs) 23–7
Timeline
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< 1968 1970 >

1969 was the ninth year of season play for the Minnesota Vikings and the 50th regular season of the National Football League. The Vikings again won the NFL Central Division title, finishing with a record of 12 wins and two losses, plus playoff wins over the Los Angeles Rams in the Western Conference Championship Game, as well as the Cleveland Browns in the last NFL Championship Game ever played in the pre-merger era. With these wins, the Vikings became the last team to possess the Ed Thorp Memorial Trophy. However, Minnesota would lose the Super Bowl to the AFL champion Kansas City Chiefs in the final professional football game played between any two teams before the two leagues merged.

The Vikings are the last team to win the NFL Championship prior to the league's merger with the American Football League. The season was chronicled for America's Game: The Missing Rings, as one of the five greatest NFL teams to never win the Super Bowl.

Offseason

1969 Draft

Main article: 1969 NFL draft
Draft order Player name Position College Notes
Round Choice Overall
1 17 17 Traded to the New Orleans Saints[a]
2 13 39 Ed White Guard California from Giants[b]
17 43 Volly Murphy Wide Receiver Texas-El Paso
3 17 69 Traded to the Philadelphia Eagles[c]
4 17 95 Mike McCaffrey Linebacker California
5 2 106 Jim Barnes Guard Arkansas from Falcons[d]
8 112 Mike O'Shea Wide Receiver Utah St. from Lions via Steelers[e]
17 121 Cornelius Davis Running Back Kansas State
6 18 148 Marion Bates Defensive Back Texas Southern originally Chargers pick[f]
7 17 173 Traded to the Washington Redskins[g]
8 17 199 Harris Wood Wide Receiver Washington
9 17 225 Tom Fink Guard Minnesota
10 19 253 Tom McCauley Defensive Back Wisconsin originally Cardinals pick[h]
11 17 277 Brian Dowling Quarterback Yale
12 17 303 Noel Jenke Linebacker Minnesota
13 17 329 Jim Moylan Defensive Tackle Texas Tech
14 17 355 Tommy Head Center Southwest Texas State
15 17 381 Eugene Mosley Tight End Jackson State
16 17 407 Traded to the Detroit Lions[i]
17 17 433 Wendell Housley Running Back Texas A&M
^[a] Minnesota traded their 1st round selection (17th overall) and their 1968 1st round selection (7th overall) to New Orleans for QB Gary Cuozzo.
^[b] The New York Giants traded their 2nd round selection (39th overall), 1967 1st round selection (2nd overall), 1967 2nd round selection (28th overall), and 1968 1st round selection (1st overall) to Minnesota for QB Fran Tarkenton.
^[c] Minnesota traded their 3rd round selection (69th overall) to Philadelphia for QB King Hill.
^[d] Atlanta traded their 5th round selection (106th overall) and 1968 7th round selection (167th overall) to Minnesota for QB Ron VanderKelen.
^[e] Pittsburgh traded Detroit's 5th round selection (112th overall) to Minnesota for RB Bobby Walden.
^[f] Minnesota originally chose 147th overall but passed allowing San Diego to move up and Minnesota to choose 147th overall.
^[g] Minnesota traded their 7th round selection (173rd overall) to Washington for Safety Paul Krause.
^[h] Minnesota originally chose 251st overall but passed allowing San Diego and St. Louis to move up and Minnesota to choose 253rd overall.
^[i] Minnesota traded their 16th round selection (407th overall) to Detroit for their 1968 17th round selection (445th overall).

Regular season

The Vikings, led by head coach Bud Grant, ended the season with an NFL best 12–2 regular season record, leading the older league in total points scored (379) and fewest points allowed (133). They had scored 50 or more points in three different games. They had 12 straight victories, the longest single-season winning streak in 35 years,[1] and became the first modern NFL expansion team to win an NFL championship. Their defense, considered the most intimidating in the NFL, was anchored by a defensive line nicknamed the "Purple People Eaters", consisting of defensive tackles Gary Larsen and Alan Page, and defensive ends Carl Eller and Jim Marshall. The secondary was led by defensive backs Bobby Bryant (8 interceptions, 97 return yards), Earsell Mackbee (6 interceptions, 100 return yards), and future Pro Football Hall of Famer Paul Krause (5 interceptions, 82 return yards, 1 touchdown).

On offense, quarterback Joe Kapp was known for his superb leadership and his running ability, both throwing on the run and running for extra yards. And when Kapp did take off and run, instead of sliding when he was about to be tackled like most quarterbacks, he lowered his shoulder and went right at the tackler. This style of play earned him the nickname "Indestructible". In the NFL Championship Game against Cleveland Browns, he collided with linebacker Jim Houston while running for a first down, and Houston had to be helped off the field after the play ended. Also, Kapp was known for being an extremely unselfish leader: when he was voted the Vikings' Most Valuable Player, he turned the award down and said that every player on the team was equally valuable.

Running back Dave Osborn was the team's top rusher with 643 yards and 7 touchdowns. He also caught 22 passes for 236 yards and another touchdown. In the passing game, Pro Bowl wide receiver Gene Washington averaged 21.1 yards per catch by recording 821 yards and 9 touchdowns of off just 39 receptions. Wide receiver John Henderson caught 34 passes for 553 yards and 5 touchdowns. The Vikings offensive line was anchored by Pro Bowlers Grady Alderman and Mick Tingelhoff.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
1 September 21 at New York Giants L 23–24 Yankee Stadium
62,900
2 September 28 Baltimore Colts W 52–14 Metropolitan Stadium
47,900
3 October 5 Green Bay Packers W 19–7 Memorial Stadium
60,740
4 October 12 at Chicago Bears W 31–0 Wrigley Field
45,757
5 October 19 at St. Louis Cardinals W 27–10 Busch Memorial Stadium
49,430
6 October 26 Detroit Lions W 24–10 Metropolitan Stadium
47,900
7 November 2 Chicago Bears W 31–14 Metropolitan Stadium
47,900
8 November 9 Cleveland Browns W 51–3 Metropolitan Stadium
47,900
9 November 16 at Green Bay Packers W 9–7 Milwaukee County Stadium
48,321
10 November 23 Pittsburgh Steelers W 52–14 Metropolitan Stadium
47,202
11 November 27 at Detroit Lions W 27–0 Tiger Stadium
57,906
12 December 7 at Los Angeles Rams W 20–13 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
80,430
13 December 14 San Francisco 49ers W 10–7 Metropolitan Stadium
43,028
14 December 21 at Atlanta Falcons L 3–10 Atlanta Stadium
52,872

Game summaries

Week 1: at New York Giants

Week 1: Minnesota Vikings at New York Giants – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 3 14 3323
Giants 3 7 01424

at Yankee StadiumBronx, New York

  • Date: September 21
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  • Game attendance: 62,900
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First quarter
  • NYG – Pete Gogolak 25-yard field goal. Giants 3–0.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 11-yard field goal. Tied 3–3.
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 17-yard field goal. Vikings 20–10.
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 10-yard field goal. Vikings 23–10.
  • NYG – Don Herrmann 16-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick). Vikings 23–17.
  • NYG – Don Herrmann 10-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick). Giants 24–23.
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Week 2: vs. Baltimore Colts

Week 2: Baltimore Colts at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Colts 0 7 7014
Vikings 14 17 14752

at Metropolitan StadiumBloomington, Minnesota

  • Date: September 28
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  • Game attendance: 47,900
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First quarter
Second quarter
  • BAL – Tom Matte 42-yard pass from Earl Morrall (Lou Michaels kick). Vikings 14–7.
  • MIN – Bob Grim 21-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 21–7.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 40-yard field goal. Vikings 24–7.
  • MIN – Kent Kramer 13-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 31–7.
Third quarter
  • MIN – Gene Washington 42-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 38–7.
  • BAL – Tom Matte 4-yard run (Lou Michaels kick). Vikings 38–14.
  • MIN – John Beasley 1-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 45–14.
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Jim Lindsey 15-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 52–14.
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Week 3: vs. Green Bay Packers

Week 3: Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 0 0 077
Vikings 6 7 3319

at Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, Minnesota

  • Date: October 5
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  • Game attendance: 60,740
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First quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 33-yard field goal. Vikings 3–0.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 27-yard field goal. Vikings 6–0.
Second quarter
  • MIN – Dave Osborn 3-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 13–0.
Third quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 41-yard field goal. Vikings 16–0.
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Week 4: at Chicago Bears

Week 4: Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 7 0 71731
Bears 0 0 000

at Wrigley FieldChicago, Illinois

  • Date: October 12
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 12 mph
  • Game attendance: 45,757
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Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 24-yard field goal. Vikings 17–0.
  • MIN – Clint Jones 18-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 24–0.
  • MIN – Dave Osborn 58-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 31–0.
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Week 5: at St. Louis Cardinals

Week 5: Minnesota Vikings at St. Louis Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 7 7 7627
Cardinals 3 7 0010

at Busch Memorial StadiumSt. Louis, Missouri

  • Date: October 19
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 9 mph
  • Game attendance: 49,430
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First quarter
Second quarter
  • STL – Bob Rowe 18-yard interception return (Jim Bakken kick). Cardinals 10–7.
  • MIN – John Henderson 7-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 14–10.
Third quarter
  • MIN – John Henderson 39-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 21–10.
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 21-yard field goal. Vikings 24–10.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 15-yard field goal. Vikings 27–10.
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Week 6: vs. Detroit Lions

Week 6: Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Lions 0 3 0710
Vikings 3 21 0024

at Metropolitan StadiumBloomington, Minnesota

  • Date: October 26
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 15 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,900
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First quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 33-yard field goal. Vikings 3–0.
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Fourth quarter
  • DET – Nick Eddy 1-yard run (Errol Mann kick). Vikings 24–10.
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Week 7: vs. Chicago Bears

Week 7: Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Bears 0 7 0714
Vikings 7 10 7731

at Metropolitan StadiumBloomington, Minnesota

  • Date: November 2
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 12 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,900
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First quarter
Second quarter
  • CHI – Brian Piccolo 7-yard run (Mac Percival kick). Tied 7–7.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 48-yard field goal. Vikings 10–7.
  • MIN – John Beasley 13-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 17–7.
Third quarter
  • MIN – Dave Osborn 1-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 24–7.
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Clint Jones 80-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 31–7.
  • CHI – Gale Sayers 24-yard run (Mac Percival kick). Vikings 31–14.
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Week 8: vs. Cleveland Browns

Week 8: Cleveland Browns at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Browns 0 3 003
Vikings 10 17 71751

at Metropolitan StadiumBloomington, Minnesota

  • Date: November 9
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 8 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,900
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First quarter
Second quarter
  • MIN – Gene Washington 10-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 17–0.
  • CLE – Don Cockroft 28-yard field goal. Vikings 17–3.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 28-yard field goal. Vikings 20–3.
  • MIN – Gene Washington 1-yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 27–3.
Third quarter
  • MIN – Dave Osborn 5-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 34–3.
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Clint Jones 1-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 41–3.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 32-yard field goal. Vikings 44–3.
  • MIN – Jim Lindsey 2-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 51–3.
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Week 9: at Green Bay Packers

Week 9: Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 3 0 339
Packers 0 7 007

at Milwaukee County StadiumMilwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Date: November 16
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 11 mph
  • Game attendance: 48,321
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First quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 10-yard field goal. Vikings 3–0.
Second quarter
Third quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 12-yard field goal. Packers 7–6.
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 20-yard field goal. Vikings 9–7.
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Week 10: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 10: Pittsburgh Steelers at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Steelers 0 7 7014
Vikings 7 10 142152

at Metropolitan StadiumBloomington, Minnesota

  • Date: November 23
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 7 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,202
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First quarter
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  • MIN – Fred Cox 22-yard field goal. Vikings 10–0.
  • PIT – Don McCall 101-yard kickoff return (Gene Mingo kick). Vikings 10–7.
  • MIN – Bill Brown 1-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 17–7.
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Oscar Reed 6-yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 38–14.
  • MIN – Oscar Reed 1-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 45–14.
  • MIN – John Henderson 7-yard pass from Bob Lee (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 52–14.
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Week 11: at Detroit Lions

Week 11: Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 7 3 71027
Lions 0 0 000

at Tiger StadiumDetroit, Michigan

  • Date: November 27
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 12 mph
  • Game attendance: 57,906
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First quarter
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  • MIN – Fred Cox 41-yard field goal. Vikings 10–0.
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Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Alan Page 15-yard touchdown on a lateral (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 24–0.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 38-yard field goal. Vikings 27–0.
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Week 12: at Los Angeles Rams

Week 12: Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Rams – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 7 10 0320
Rams 0 3 3713

at Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, California

  • Date: December 7
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  • Game attendance: 80,430
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First quarter
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  • MIN – Bill Brown 1-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 14–0.
  • LA – Bruce Gossett 37-yard field goal. Vikings 14–3.
  • MIN – Fred Cox 39-yard field goal. Vikings 17–3.
Third quarter
  • LA – Bruce Gossett 27-yard field goal. Vikings 17–6.
Fourth quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 29-yard field goal. Vikings 20–6.
  • LA – Larry Smith 4-yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick). Vikings 20–13.
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Week 13: vs. San Francisco

Week 13: San Francisco 49ers at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 34Total
49ers 0 0 077
Vikings 0 3 0710

at Metropolitan StadiumBloomington, Minnesota

  • Date: December 14
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., Wind 14 mph
  • Game attendance: 43,028
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First quarter
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Second quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 37-yard field goal. Vikings 3–0.
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Week 14: at Atlanta Falcons

Week 14: Minnesota Vikings at Atlanta Falcons – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 3 0 003
Falcons 0 7 3010

at Atlanta StadiumAtlanta, Georgia

  • Date: December 21
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  • Game attendance: 52,872
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First quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 19-yard field goal. Vikings 3–0.
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  • ATL – Bob Etter 28-yard field goal. Falcons 10–3.
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Standings

NFL Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 12 2 0 .857 6–0 9–1 379 133 L1
Detroit Lions 9 4 1 .692 3–3 6–3–1 259 188 W2
Green Bay Packers 8 6 0 .571 3–3 5–5 269 221 W2
Chicago Bears 1 13 0 .071 0–6 0–10 210 339 L6

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Postseason

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance
Western Conference December 27, 1969 Los Angeles Rams W 23–20 Metropolitan Stadium
47,900
NFL Championship January 4, 1970 Cleveland Browns W 27–7 Metropolitan Stadium
47,900
Super Bowl IV January 11, 1970 N Kansas City Chiefs L 7–23 Tulane Stadium
80,562

Western Conference Championship Game

Western Conference Championship Game: Los Angeles Rams at Minnesota Vikings
1 2 34Total
Rams 7 10 0320
Vikings 7 0 7923

at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota

  • Date: December 27
  • Game weather: Script error: No such module "convert"., wind 7 mph, wind chill Script error: No such module "convert"., relative humidity 83%
  • Game attendance: 47,900
  • TV: CBS
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First Quarter
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  • LA – Bruce Gossett 20-yard field goal. Rams 10–7
  • LA – Billy Truax 2-yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick). Rams 17–7
Third Quarter
  • MIN – Dave Osborn 1-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Rams 17–14
Fourth Quarter
  • LA – Bruce Gossett 27-yard field goal. Rams 20–14
  • MIN – Joe Kapp 2-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 21–20
  • MIN – Safety, Roman Gabriel tackled in end zone by Carl Eller. Vikings 23–20
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NFL Championship Game

NFL Championship Game: Cleveland Browns at Minnesota Vikings
1 2 34Total
Browns 0 0 077
Vikings 14 10 3027

at Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota

  • Date: January 4
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  • Game attendance: 47,900
  • TV: CBS
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Second Quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 30-yard field goal. Vikings 17–0
  • MIN – Dave Osborn 20-yard run (Fred Cox kick). Vikings 24–0
Third Quarter
  • MIN – Fred Cox 32-yard field goal. Vikings 27–0
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Super Bowl IV

Main article: Super Bowl IV
Super Bowl IV: Minnesota Vikings vs. Kansas City Chiefs
1 2 34Total
Vikings 0 0 707
Chiefs 3 13 7023

at Tulane Stadium, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Date: January 11
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  • Game attendance: 80,562
  • TV: CBS
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  • KC – Jan Stenerud 32-yard field goal. Chiefs 6–0
  • KC – Jan Stenerud 25-yard field goal. Chiefs 9–0
  • KC – Mike Garrett 5-yard run (Jan Stenerud kick). Chiefs 16–0
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Awards and records

  • Led NFL, Points Scored (379)
  • Led NFL, Fewest Points Allowed (133)
  • Joe Kapp – 7 passing touchdowns in a single game (NFL Record)Week 2

Milestones

Roster

Minnesota Vikings roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

  • RB Bill Brown
  • RB Billy Harris
  • RB Clint Jones
  • RB Jim Lindsey
  • RB Dave Osborn
  • RB Oscar Reed

Wide Receivers

  • WR Bob Grim
  • WR/DB Tom Hall
  • WR John Henderson
  • WR Gene Washington

Tight Ends

  • TE John Beasley
  • TE Kent Kramer

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

  • LB Jim Hargrove
  • LB Wally Hilgenberg
  • LB John Kirby
  • LB Mike McGill
  • LB Mike Reilly
  • LB Lonnie Warwick
  • LB Roy Winston

Defensive Backs

  • DB Bobby Bryant
  • DB Dale Hackbart
  • DB Karl Kassulke
  • DB Paul Krause
  • DB Earsell Mackbee
  • DB Ed Sharockman
  • DB Charlie West

Special Teams

Statistics

Team leaders

Category Player(s) Value
Passing Yards Joe Kapp 1,726
Passing Touchdowns Joe Kapp 19
Rushing Yards Dave Osborn 643
Rushing Touchdowns Dave Osborn 7
Receiving Yards Gene Washington 821
Receiving Touchdowns Gene Washington 9
Points Fred Cox 121
Kickoff Return Yards Clint Jones 444
Punt Return Yards Charlie West 245
Interceptions Bobby Bryant 8

League rankings

Category Total Yards Yards Per Game NFL Rank
(out of 16)
Passing Offense 2,246 Yards 160.4 YPG 12th
Rushing Offense 1,850 Yards 132.1 YPG 4th
Total Offense 4,096 Yards 292.6 YPG 10th
Passing Defense 1,631 Yards 116.5 YPG 1st
Rushing Defense 1,089 Yards 77.8 YPG 2nd
Total Defense 2,720 Yards 194.3 YPG 1st

References

  1. ^ "Super Bowl IV," Super Bowl I-X Collector's Set. NFL Productions, LLC, 2003