1974 Minnesota Vikings Game-by-Game Results
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 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
|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|