1974 Minnesota Vikings Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Super Bowl
Coach: Bud Grant (10-4)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1974 Minnesota Vikings Statistics
1974 Minnesota Vikings Roster

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Vikings piled up points with 310 points, and the solid defense yielded 195. Fran Tarkenton threw for 2,598 yards. Chuck Foreman paced all receivers, snagging 53 passes, while Jim Lash accumulated 631 receiving yards. John Gilliam contributed to the receiving game, too.

Chuck Foreman carried the ball for a team-best 777 yards for Minnesota.

Nate Wright picked off 6 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team. The 1974 Minnesota Vikings lost in the Super Bowl.

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Regular Season Points For: 310
Regular Season Points Against: 195

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 15, 1974 Minnesota Vikings 32 at Green Bay Packers 17 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
September 22, 1974 Minnesota Vikings 7 at Detroit Lions 6 W 0-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0
September 29, 1974 Chicago Bears 7 at Minnesota Vikings 11 W 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0
October 6, 1974 Minnesota Vikings 23 at Dallas Cowboys 21 W 1-0-0 3-0-0 4-0-0
October 13, 1974 Houston Oilers 10 at Minnesota Vikings 51 W 2-0-0 3-0-0 5-0-0
October 20, 1974 Detroit Lions 20 at Minnesota Vikings 16 L 2-1-0 3-0-0 5-1-0
October 27, 1974 New England Patriots 17 at Minnesota Vikings 14 L 2-2-0 3-0-0 5-2-0
November 3, 1974 Minnesota Vikings 17 at Chicago Bears 0 W 2-2-0 4-0-0 6-2-0
November 11, 1974 Minnesota Vikings 28 at St. Louis Cardinals 24 W 2-2-0 5-0-0 7-2-0
November 17, 1974 Green Bay Packers 19 at Minnesota Vikings 7 L 2-3-0 5-0-0 7-3-0
November 24, 1974 Minnesota Vikings 17 at Los Angeles Rams 20 L 2-3-0 5-1-0 7-4-0
December 1, 1974 New Orleans Saints 9 at Minnesota Vikings 29 W 3-3-0 5-1-0 8-4-0
December 7, 1974 Atlanta Falcons 10 at Minnesota Vikings 23 W 4-3-0 5-1-0 9-4-0
December 14, 1974 Minnesota Vikings 35 at Kansas City Chiefs 15 W 4-3-0 6-1-0 10-4-0
December 21, 1974 St. Louis Cardinals 14 at Minnesota Vikings 30 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 NFC Divisional Playoff
December 29, 1974 St. Louis Cardinals 10 at Minnesota Vikings 14 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 NFC Championship
January 12, 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 at Minnesota Vikings 6 L 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 Super Bowl 9 New Orleans


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