2005 Minnesota Vikings Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's North Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Mike Tice (9-7)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
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The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 2005 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's North Division of the National Football Conference.

The Vikings racked up 306 points, but the defense surrendered 344. Brad Johnson passed for 1,885 yards, and Daunte Culpepper spent time under center also. Jermaine Wiggins snagged 69 passes, while Travis Taylor accumulated 604 receiving yards. Marcus Robinson provided receiving help as well.

Mewelde Moore carried the ball for a team-best 662 yards for Minnesota.

The opportunistic defense led the way with 35 turnovers. Darren Sharper intercepted 9 opponent throws. Lance Johnstone sacked quarterbacks 7.5 times.

Mike Tice coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 306
Regular Season Points Against: 344

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 11, 2005 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 at Minnesota Vikings 13 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
September 18, 2005 Minnesota Vikings 8 at Cincinnati Bengals 37 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
September 25, 2005 New Orleans Saints 16 at Minnesota Vikings 33 W 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
October 2, 2005 Minnesota Vikings 10 at Atlanta Falcons 30 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0
October 16, 2005 Minnesota Vikings 3 at Chicago Bears 28 L 1-1-0 0-3-0 1-4-0
October 23, 2005 Green Bay Packers 20 at Minnesota Vikings 23 W 2-1-0 0-3-0 2-4-0
October 30, 2005 Minnesota Vikings 13 at Carolina Panthers 38 L 2-1-0 0-4-0 2-5-0
November 6, 2005 Detroit Lions 14 at Minnesota Vikings 27 W 3-1-0 0-4-0 3-5-0
November 13, 2005 Minnesota Vikings 24 at New York Giants 21 W 3-1-0 1-4-0 4-5-0
November 21, 2005 Minnesota Vikings 20 at Green Bay Packers 17 W 3-1-0 2-4-0 5-5-0
November 27, 2005 Cleveland Browns 12 at Minnesota Vikings 24 W 4-1-0 2-4-0 6-5-0
December 4, 2005 Minnesota Vikings 21 at Detroit Lions 16 W 4-1-0 3-4-0 7-5-0
December 11, 2005 St. Louis Rams 13 at Minnesota Vikings 27 W 5-1-0 3-4-0 8-5-0
December 18, 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers 18 at Minnesota Vikings 3 L 5-2-0 3-4-0 8-6-0
December 25, 2005 Minnesota Vikings 23 at Baltimore Ravens 30 L 5-2-0 3-5-0 8-7-0
January 1, 2006 Chicago Bears 10 at Minnesota Vikings 34 W 6-2-0 3-5-0 9-7-0


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