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                   *** Minnesota Vikings Team Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
  Founded: 1961
  Team History: 1961-Present - Minnesota Vikings
 
  Team Colors: Purple, Gold & White
 
  Stadium Address: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
                   500 11th Avenue South
                   Minneapolis, MN 55415
 
  Opened:  April 3, 1982
  First Official Game:  September 12, 1982 - 17-10, over Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  Stadium Capacity: 63,035
  Surface, AstroTurf
 
  Owner/Chairman: Zygmunt Wilf
  Owner/President: Mark Wilf
  Head Coach: Mike Zimmer
 
  Regular Season Coaching History:
 
  Term               Coach                           Record
  ----               -----                           ------
  1961-66            Norm Van Brocklin               29-51- 4
  1967-83            Bud Grant                      151-87- 5
  1984               Les Steckel                      3-13- 0
  1985               Bud Grant                        7- 9- 0
  1986-91            Jerry Burns                     52-43- 0
  1992-2002          Dennis Green                    97-62- 0
                     (fired after 15 games in 2001-2002 Season)
  2002-2006          Mike Tice                       32-33- 0
  2006-2010          Brad Childress                  39-35- 0
                     (fired after 10 games in 2010-11 Season)
  2010-2013          Leslie Frazier                  21-32- 1
  2014-present       Mike Zimmer
 
  Retired Numbers: (2)
 
  10 - Fran Tarkenton
  88 - Alan Page
 
  Vikings in the Hall of Fame: (13)
 
  1970 - Hugh McElhenny
  1986 - Fran Tarkenton
  1991 - Jan Stenerud
  1995 - Jim Finks
  1998 - Paul Krause
  2002 - Dave Casper
  2004 - Carl Eller
  2006 - Warren Moon
  2008 - Gary Zimmerman
  2009 - Randall McDaniel
  2010 - John Randle
  2012 - Chris Doleman
  2013 - Cris Carter
 
                             Yearly Records:
 
                              Reg. Season Conf.  Playoffs
  Year Location       W  L  T  Pct.  Pos. W  L  Pct.   Playoff Summary
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1961 Minnesota      3 11  0 .214 (7th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1962 Minnesota      2 11  1 .154 (6th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1963 Minnesota      5  8  1 .385 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1964 Minnesota      8  5  1 .615 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1965 Minnesota      7  7  0 .500 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1966 Minnesota      4  9  1 .308 (7th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1967 Minnesota      3  8  3 .273 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1968 Minnesota      8  6  0 .571 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Baltimore
  1969 Minnesota     12  2  0 .857 (1st)  2  1  .667   Beat LA Rams, Cleveland
                                                       Lost to Kansas City
  1970 Minnesota     12  2  0 .857 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to San Francisco
  1971 Minnesota     11  3  0 .786 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Dallas
  1972 Minnesota      7  7  0 .500 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1973 Minnesota     12  2  0 .857 (1st)  2  1  .667   Beat Washington, Dallas,
                                                       Lost to Miami
  1974 Minnesota     10  4  0 .714 (1st)  2  1  .667   Beat St. Louis, LA Rams,
                                                       Lost to Pittsburgh
  1975 Minnesota     12  2  0 .857 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Dallas
  1976 Minnesota     11  2  1 .821 (1st)  2  1  .667   Beat Washington, LA
                                                       Rams, Lost to Oakland
  1977 Minnesota      9  5  0 .643 (1st)  1  1  .500   Beat LA Rams, Lost to
                                                       Dallas
  1978 Minnesota      8  7  1 .531 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to LA Rams
  1979 Minnesota      7  9  0 .438 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1980 Minnesota      9  7  0 .563 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Philadelphia
  1981 Minnesota      7  9  0 .438 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1982 Minnesota      5  4  0 .556 (2nd)  1  1  .500   Beat Atlanta,
                                                       Lost to Washington
  1983 Minnesota      8  8  0 .500 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1984 Minnesota      3 13  0 .188 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1985 Minnesota      7  9  0 .438 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1986 Minnesota      9  7  0 .563 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1987 Minnesota      8  7  0 .533 (2nd)  2  1  .667   Beat New Orleans,
                                                       San Francisco, Lost to
                                                       Washington
  1988 Minnesota     11  5  0 .688 (2nd)  1  1  .500   Beat LA Rams, Lost to
                                                       San Francisco
  1989 Minnesota     10  6  0 .625 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to San Francisco
  1990 Minnesota      6 10  0 .375 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1991 Minnesota      8  8  0 .500 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1992 Minnesota     11  5  0 .688 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Washington
  1993 Minnesota      9  7  0 .563 (2nd)  0  1  .000   Lost to NY Giants
  1994 Minnesota     10  6  0 .625 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Chicago
  1995 Minnesota      8  8  0 .500 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1996 Minnesota      9  7  0 .563 (2nd)  0  1  .000   Lost to Dallas
  1997 Minnesota      9  7  0 .563 (3-t)  1  1  .000   Beat NY Giants, Lost to
                                                       San Francisco
  1998 Minnesota     15  1  0 .938 (1st)  1  1  .500   Beat Arizona, Lost to
                                                       Atlanta
  1999 Minnesota     10  6  0 .625 (2nd)  1  1  .500   Beat Dallas, Lost to
                                                       St. Louis
  2000 Minnesota     11  5  0 .688 (1st)  1  1  .500   Beat New Orleans, Lost
                                                       to NY Giants
  2001 Minnesota      5 11  0 .313                     Did Not Make Playoffs
  2002 Minnesota      6 10  0 .375 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2003 Minnesota      9  7  0 .563 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2004 Minnesota      8  8  0 .500 (2nd)  1  1  .500   Beat Green Bay,
                                                       Lost to Philadelphia
  2005 Minnesota      9  7  0 .563 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2006 Minnesota      6 10  0 .375 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2007 Minnesota      8  8  0 .500 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2008 Minnesota     10  6  0 .625 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Philadelphia
  2009 Minnesota     12  4  0 .750 (1st)  1  1  .500   Beat Dallas, Lost to
                                                       New Orleans
  2010 Minnesota      6 10  0 .375 (3rdt)              Did Not Make Playoffs
  2011 Minnesota      3 13  0 .188 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2012 Minnesota     10  6  0 .625 (2nd)  0  1  .000   Lost to Green Bay
  2013 Minnesota      5 10  1 .344 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
 
 
  Overall Regular Season Record: 431 - 365 - 10 (.541)
  Overall Post Season Record:     19 -  27      (.413)
 
 
 01/16 10:56:35 ET

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