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1964 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) 2nd place Western Conference 8-5-1 .615
Head Coach: Norm Van Brocklin
Defensive LineMarion Campbell
Offensive EndsLew Carpenter
Defensive BacksHarry Gilmer
Offensive BacksTom McCormick
Offensive LineWalt Yowarsky
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/8/1964HNew York Giants21-7WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium31581
Sat8/15/1964NSt. Louis Cardinals24-10WAtlanta, GACheney Stadium10000
Sat8/22/1964NSan Francisco 49ers24-21WSalt Lake City, UTUte Stadium20207
Sat8/29/1964ALos Angeles Rams34-23WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum39938
Sat9/5/1964APhiladelphia Eagles21-20WHershey, PAHershey Stadium9212
Sun9/13/1964HBaltimore Colts34-24WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium35563
Sun9/20/1964HChicago Bears28-34LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium41387
Sun9/27/1964ALos Angeles Rams13-22LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum50009
Sun10/4/1964AGreen Bay Packers24-23WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium42327
Sun10/11/1964HDetroit Lions20-24LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium40840
Sun10/18/1964HPittsburgh Steelers30-10WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium39873
Sun10/25/1964ASan Francisco 49ers27-22WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium31845
Sun11/1/1964HGreen Bay Packers13-42LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium44278
Sun11/8/1964HSan Francisco 49ers24-7WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium40408
Sun11/15/1964ABaltimore Colts14-17LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium60213
Sun11/22/1964ADetroit Lions23-23TDetroit, MITiger Stadium48291
Sun11/29/1964HLos Angeles Rams34-13WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium31677
Sun12/6/1964ANew York Giants30-21WNew York, NYYankee Stadium62802
Sun12/13/1964AChicago Bears41-14WChicago, ILWrigley Field46486
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
67Grady AldermanLOT6-224226Detroit Mercy1414
86Hal BedsoleTE-FL6-423023Los Angeles Pierce JC; Southern California1412
61Larry BowieROG6-224725Purdue1414
17Charley BrittRS6-218326Georgia5
30Bill BrownFB5-1122526Illinois1414
75Mike BundraRDT6-325825Bakersfield CC; Southern California4
22Bill ButlerRS5-1018927Tennessee-Chattanooga14
66Ken ByersLOG-ROG6-124024Cincinnati62
23Lee CallandLCB6-019023Louisville1
55John CampbellRLB-MLB6-322226Minnesota14
14Fred CoxK5-1020026Pittsburgh140
26Ted DeanHB6-121126Wichita State2
62Bob DentonLOG-LDE6-424130Stockton JC; Pacific14
76Paul DicksonRDT6-525227Baylor1414
81Carl EllerLDE6-625222Minnesota1414
85Paul FlatleySE6-118723Northwestern109
28Tom HallFL6-219524Minnesota14
58Rip HawkinsMLB6-323125North Carolina1414
57Bill JobkoRLB6-222429Ohio State99
29Karl KassulkeLS6-019423Marquette; Drake1414
36John KirbyRLB6-322922Nebraska14
88Bob LaceyOE6-320522North Carolina10
31Darrell LesterFB6-223224Louisiana State; McNeese State6
73Errol LindenROT6-525827Houston1414
70Jim MarshallRDE6-323927Ohio State1414
20Tommy MasonHB6-019525Tulane1312
32Bill McWattersFB6-022522North Texas11
21Tom MichelHB5-1121524East Carolina114
74Dave O'BrienROG-LOT6-324423Boston College14
79Jim PrestelLDT6-526427Idaho1414
69Palmer PyleLOG6-224927Michigan State109
89Jerry ReichowTE-SE6-221730Iowa1412
44George RoseLCB5-1119022Auburn1313
45Ed SharockmanRCB6-020025Pittsburgh1414
78Howard SimpsonOT6-523022Auburn3
87Gordie SmithTE6-221125Arizona State; Missouri12
64Milt SundeLOG6-224522Minnesota14
52Bill SwainRLB-LLB6-222923Clark JC; Oregon14
10Fran TarkentonQB6-119024Georgia1414
53Mick TingelhoffC6-123724Nebraska1414
15Ron Vander KelenQB6-118625Wisconsin5
83Larry VargoRS-SE6-321225Detroit Mercy1412
39Bobby WaldenP6-019226Georgia140
60Roy WinstonLLB6-122824Louisiana State1414
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Carl Eller16TMinnesota
Hal Bedsole219ESouthern California
George Rose334HBAuburn
Tom Keating453TMichiganfrom NYG
John Kirby562LBNebraska
Bob Lacey675ENorth Carolina
Wes Bryant790TArkansas
Bill McWatters8103FBNorth Texas
Darrell Lester9118FBMcNeese State
H.O. Estes11146GEast Central
Sandy Sands12159ETexasFuture
Russ Vollmer13174HBMemphis
Tom Michel14187HBEast CarolinaFuture
Monte Kiffin15202TNebraska
Carleton Oats16215EFlorida A&MFuture
Jerry McClurg17230EColoradoFuture
Carl Robinson18243TPrairie View A&M
Dick Schott19258ELouisvilleFuture
Milt Sunde20271TMinnesota
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals711267286
Opponents Totals47928473
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals33:11258124115198519743.166100.071787
Opponents Totals26:4921694105175016729.951050.070708
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Fred Cox0404295.2213363.60103
Bill Brown160000096
Hal Bedsole50000030
Tommy Mason50000030
Paul Flatley30000018
Tom Hall20000012
Rip Hawkins20000012
Jerry Reichow20000012
Fran Tarkenton20000012
Carl Eller1000006
Bill McWatters1000006
Jim Prestel1000006
George Rose1000006
Gordon Smith1000006
Team Totals42404295.2213363.60355
Opponents Totals37333789.2132846.41296
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Fred Cox213363.65/55/55/86/120/3
Team Totals213363.65/55/55/86/120/3
Opponents Totals132846.43/33/56/61/50/0
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Brown2268663.8487
Tommy Mason1696914.151t4
Fran Tarkenton503306.6312
Tom Michel391293.3140
Bill McWatters14604.3161
Ted Dean5306.090
Grady Alderman02216L0
Bobby Walden11818.0180
Darrell Lester4184.570
Bill Butler5112.260
Ron Vander Kelen11010.0100
Gordon Smith122.020
Tom Hall4-4-1.050
Team Totals51921834.251t14
Opponents Totals38916164.25910
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Fran Tarkenton30617155.912425068.214.764227.2113.646446206091.8
Ron Vander Kelen19736.811784.111.11800.015.32453328.0
Tommy Mason11100.003030.030.030t1100.000.00030158.3
Team Totals32617954.913526148.014.664237.1123.748491212389.4
Opponents Totals37518248.517429938.016.480236.1195.136269272475.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Brown4870314.6649
Paul Flatley2845016.1483
Tommy Mason262399.2291
Tom Hall2332514.1322
Jerry Reichow2028414.2512
Hal Bedsole1829516.443t5
Gordon Smith1021121.1441
Bill McWatters2-1-0.510
Bill Butler15858.0580
Ted Dean12323.0230
Tom Michel11414.0140
Larry Vargo11313.0130
Team Totals179261414.66423
Opponents Totals182299316.48023
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
George Rose6488.032t1
Roy Winston3248.0150
Karl Kassulke341.340
Rip Hawkins28542.556t2
Bill Butler2157.5150
Jim Prestel12626.026t1
Ed Sharockman12222.0220
Larry Vargo100.000
Team Totals1922411.856t4
Opponents Totals1214912.40
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bobby Walden72334146.4730526247299441.6
Team Totals72334146.4730526247299441.6
Opponents Totals71311043.866088306264437.2
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Butler2231567.1320
Tommy Mason10415015.0450
Ted Dean2000.000
Karl Kassulke1200.000
Team Totals3593068.7450
Opponents Totals30172478.2570
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Butler2659723.0340
Tom Michel819224.0400
George Rose818022.5560
Bill Brown56813.6230
Ted Dean35016.7230
Tommy Mason23618.0250
Bill McWatters177.070
Team Totals53113021.3400
Opponents Totals57132423.2100t0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Bill Brown940400
Mike Bundra0001100
Bill Butler430300
Ken Byers0001100
Carl Eller00044451
Rip Hawkins00022250
Bill Jobko0001100
Karl Kassulke101150
John Kirby0001100
Errol Linden0020200
Jim Marshall0002200
Tommy Mason920200
Bill McWatters220200
Tom Michel330300
Jerry Reichow100000
George Rose100000
Ed Sharockman1011280
Bill Swain0001100
Fran Tarkenton620200
Larry Vargo0011200
Team Totals37181916351031
Opponents Totals32161618342
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