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1979 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) 3rd place National Football Conference Central Division 7-9-0 .438
Head Coach: Bud Grant
Offensive CoordinatorJerry Burns
DefenseBob Hollway
Offensive BacksBus Mertes
Offensive LineJohn Michels
LinebackersFloyd Reese
ReceiversLes Steckel
Defensive LineMurray Warmath
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Thu8/2/1979ASeattle Seahawks9-12LOTSeattle, WAKingdome60881
Sat8/11/1979ASan Diego Chargers0-19LSan Diego, CASan Diego Stadium49037
Sat8/18/1979HMiami Dolphins10-21LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium45790
Thu8/23/1979HKansas City Chiefs0-25LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium39578
Sun9/2/1979HSan Francisco 49ers28-22WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium46539
Sun9/9/1979AChicago Bears7-26LChicago, ILSoldier Field53231
Sun9/16/1979HMiami Dolphins12-27LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium46187
Sun9/23/1979HGreen Bay Packers27-21WOTBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium46524
Sun9/30/1979ADetroit Lions13-10WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome75295
Sun10/7/1979HDallas Cowboys20-36LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium47572
Mon10/15/1979ANew York Jets7-14LNew York, NYShea Stadium54479
Sun10/21/1979HChicago Bears30-27WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium41164
Sun10/28/1979HTampa Bay Buccaneers10-12LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium46906
Sun11/4/1979ASt. Louis Cardinals7-37LSt. Louis, MOBusch Memorial Stadium47213
Sun11/11/1979AGreen Bay Packers7-19LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium52706
Sun11/18/1979HDetroit Lions14-7WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium43650
Sun11/25/1979ATampa Bay Buccaneers23-22WTampa, FLTampa Stadium70039
Sun12/2/1979ALos Angeles Rams21-27LOTLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum56700
Sun12/9/1979HBuffalo Bills10-3WBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium42239
Sun12/16/1979ANew England Patriots23-27LFoxborough, MASchaefer Stadium54719
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
25Nate AllenRCB5'1017031Texas Southern52
47Tim BaylorS6'519925Morgan State161
59Matt BlairLLB6'524229Northeastern Oklahoma A&M JC; Iowa State1616
23Ted BrownFB5'1021022North Carolina State149
20Bobby BryantRCB6'017635South Carolina1414
8Greg ColemanP6'018225Florida A&M160
89Doug CunninghamWR6'219524Rice60
7Rick DanmeierK6'018827Lakewood State JC; Sioux Falls160
12Steve DilsQB6'119124Stanford10
32Jimmy EdwardsRB5'918527Oklahoma; Louisiana-Monroe140
44Chuck ForemanFB6'220929Miami (Florida)127
68Charlie GoodrumLOG6'325629Florida A&M159
61Wes HamiltonROG6'327126Tulsa1616
45Tom HannonSS5'1119524Michigan State1616
52Joe HarrisLB6'122727Georgia Tech20
58Wally HilgenbergLB6'223037Iowa80
75Randy HollowayDE6'525524Pittsburgh160
51Jim HoughLOG-C6'226823Utah State167
56Dave HuffmanC6'628422Notre Dame130
25Kurt KnoffFS6'218825Kansas107
9Tommy KramerQB6'220524Rice1616
22Paul KrauseFS6'319937Iowa168
80Terry LeCountWR5'1017623Florida120
57Derrel LuceRLB6'322427Baylor161
70Jim MarshallRDE6'323942Ohio State1616
33Brent McClanahanRB5'1020228Arizona State160
54Fred McNeillRLB6'222927UCLA1615
87Kevin MillerWR5'1018024Louisville30
35Robert MillerRB5'1120426Kansas160
77Mark MullaneyLDE6'624626Colorado State1616
74Frank MyersOT6'525523Texas A&M140
71Steve NiehausDT6'425525Notre Dame30
49Keith NordS6'019522St. Cloud State160
28Ahmad RashadWR6'220230Oregon1616
78Steve RileyLOT6'625827Southern California1616
76Dave RollerLDT6'227030Kentucky156
50Jeff SiemonMLB6'223529Stanford1612
82Robert SteeleWR6'419623North Alabama160
55Scott StudwellMLB6'222825Illinois144
69Doug SutherlandLDT6'325031Wisconsin-Superior1610
67Dennis SwilleyC6'325724Texas A&M1616
38Bob TuckerTE6'322534Bloomsburg1615
27John TurnerLCB6'019623Miami (Florida)1616
83Stu VoigtTE6'122331Wisconsin161
72James WhiteRDT6'327026Oklahoma State1616
85Sammy WhiteWR5'1119525Grambling State1515
29Phil WiseS6'019330South Dakota; Nebraska-Omaha10
43Nate WrightCB5'1117932Monterey Peninsula JC; San Diego State100
73Ron YaryROT6'625633Cerritos JC; Southern California1616
34Rickey YoungRB6'219826Jackson State1616
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Ted Brown116RBNorth Carolina State
Dave Huffman243CNotre Dame
Steve Dils497QBStanford
Jerry Meter5129LBMichigan
Joe Senser6152TEWest Chester
Bob Winkel7181DTKentucky
Billy Diggs9236WRWinston-Salem State
Brian Nelson11291WRTexas Tech
David Stephens12317LBKentucky
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals407474656
Opponents Totals5094631246
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals30:35311112168318823237.991464.396787
Opponents Totals29:25297148133169023238.8131776.593786
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Rick Danmeier0283093.3132259.1067
Ahmad Rashad90000054
Rickey Young70000042
Sammy White40000024
Chuck Foreman20000012
Terry LeCount20000012
Robert Miller20000012
Bob Tucker20000012
Stu Voigt20000012
Ted Brown1000006
Tommy Kramer1000006
Team Totals32283190.3132259.10259
Opponents Totals43324276.2152462.51337
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Rick Danmeier132259.10/03/55/75/100/0
Team Totals132259.10/03/55/75/100/0
Opponents Totals152462.50/16/75/64/100/0
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Rickey Young1887083.8263
Ted Brown1305514.2341
Chuck Foreman872232.6162
Tommy Kramer321384.3201
Robert Miller351093.1202
Brent McClanahan14292.190
Sammy White166.060
Team Totals48717643.6349
Opponents Totals58325264.343t24
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tommy Kramer56631555.722733976.010.855t234.1244.236249314869.3
Terry LeCount0000019-9
Team Totals56631555.722733976.010.855t234.1244.237258313969.3
Opponents Totals42422954.017329657.012.956t143.3225.230268269765.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ahmad Rashad80115614.552t9
Rickey Young725197.2184
Sammy White4271517.055t4
Ted Brown311976.4350
Bob Tucker242239.3212
Chuck Foreman191477.7220
Stu Voigt151399.3182
Brent McClanahan10575.790
Robert Miller9606.7140
Terry LeCount611919.836t2
Doug Cunningham55010.0150
Robert Steele11010.0100
Jimmy Edwards122.020
Tommy Kramer033L0
Team Totals315339710.855t23
Opponents Totals229296512.956t14
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Hannon48521.3520
Nate Wright44411.0320
Paul Krause34916.3180
Matt Blair33210.7160
Bobby Bryant25025.0290
John Turner24824.0360
Kurt Knoff22512.5150
Scott Studwell11818.0180
Nate Allen100.000
Team Totals2235116.0520
Opponents Totals2430812.8382
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Greg Coleman90355139.5701923354301733.2
Team Totals91355139.0701923354301733.2
Opponents Totals93368839.77211027288320034.4
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jimmy Edwards3321865.6420
Kevin Miller182854.7140
Keith Nord33113.770
Bobby Bryant1277.070
John Turner1000.000
Nate Allen10-1-1.0-10
Team Totals5792885.1420
Opponents Totals48103547.4270
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jimmy Edwards44110325.1830
Ted Brown818623.3430
Brent McClanahan35317.7200
Robert Miller33812.7190
Robert Steele100.000
Scott Studwell100.000
Stu Voigt100.000
Team Totals61138022.6830
Opponents Totals59107018.1330
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Tim Baylor0010100
Matt Blair00022140
Ted Brown620200
Jimmy Edwards1060600
Chuck Foreman410100
Charlie Goodrum0020200
Wes Hamilton0010100
Tom Hannon0003300
Jim Hough0010100
Tommy Kramer9202-60
Paul Krause0001100
Derrel Luce0002200
Jim Marshall0001170
Fred McNeill0001100
Kevin Miller110100
Robert Miller100000
Keith Nord110100
Ahmad Rashad200000
Steve Riley0010100
Scott Studwell0010160
Dennis Swilley0010100
Bob Tucker100000
John Turner100000
Stu Voigt100000
James White0001110
Sammy White100000
Ron Yary0010100
Rickey Young200000
Team Totals4018221133220
Opponents Totals23111117282
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