1977 Minnesota Vikings Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-5
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Bud Grant (9-5)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1977 Minnesota Vikings Statistics
1977 Minnesota Vikings Roster

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1977 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Minnesota scored 231 points, while the defensive squad conceded 227. Chuck Foreman carried the ball for a team-best 1,112 yards for the Vikings.

Fran Tarkenton passed for 1,734 yards. Ahmad Rashad paced the receiving corps, snagging 51 passes, while Sammy White accumulated 760 receiving yards.

Bobby Bryant picked off 4 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team. The 1977 Minnesota Vikings lost in the Conference Championship.

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Regular Season Points For: 231
Regular Season Points Against: 227

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 18, 1977 Dallas Cowboys 16 at Minnesota Vikings 10 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 OT
September 24, 1977 Minnesota Vikings 9 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 W 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
October 2, 1977 Green Bay Packers 7 at Minnesota Vikings 19 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
October 9, 1977 Detroit Lions 7 at Minnesota Vikings 14 W 2-1-0 1-0-0 3-1-0
October 16, 1977 Chicago Bears 16 at Minnesota Vikings 22 W 3-1-0 1-0-0 4-1-0 OT
October 24, 1977 Minnesota Vikings 3 at Los Angeles Rams 35 L 3-1-0 1-1-0 4-2-0
October 30, 1977 Minnesota Vikings 14 at Atlanta Falcons 7 W 3-1-0 2-1-0 5-2-0
November 6, 1977 St. Louis Cardinals 27 at Minnesota Vikings 7 L 3-2-0 2-1-0 5-3-0
November 13, 1977 Cincinnati Bengals 10 at Minnesota Vikings 42 W 4-2-0 2-1-0 6-3-0
November 20, 1977 Minnesota Vikings 7 at Chicago Bears 10 L 4-2-0 2-2-0 6-4-0
November 27, 1977 Minnesota Vikings 13 at Green Bay Packers 6 W 4-2-0 3-2-0 7-4-0
December 4, 1977 San Francisco 49ers 27 at Minnesota Vikings 28 W 5-2-0 3-2-0 8-4-0
December 11, 1977 Minnesota Vikings 13 at Oakland Raiders 35 L 5-2-0 3-3-0 8-5-0
December 17, 1977 Minnesota Vikings 30 at Detroit Lions 21 W 5-2-0 4-3-0 9-5-0
December 26, 1977 Minnesota Vikings 14 at Los Angeles Rams 7 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 NFC Divisional Playoff
January 1, 1978 Minnesota Vikings 6 at Dallas Cowboys 23 L 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 NFC Championship


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