1965 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 5th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (7-7)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1965 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1965 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's West Division. Norm Van Brocklin coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Fran Tarkenton32917152.026097.9195.8113.37283.8
Ron Kelen401845.02526.325.000.03882.5
Bob Berry200.
Tommy Mason100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Brown1606994.440 6
Tommy Mason1415974.226 10
Fran Tarkenton563566.436 1
Phil King723564.921 0
Billy Barnes481483.118 0
Dave Osborn201065.321 2
Ron Kelen4133.220 0
Jim Young341.30
Lance Rentzel1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals50522784.540 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Flatley5089617.958 7
Bill Brown4150312.347 1
Gordie Smith2243119.649 5
Tommy Mason2232114.672 1
Tom Hall1528719.169 2
Red Phillips1518512.343 1
Phil King12968.025 1
Hal Bedsole812315.436 3
Billy Barnes3155.00
Dave Osborn144.00
Totals189286115.172 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Fred Cox4444100.0352365.7113


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bobby Walden51214642.161

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Mason9637.017 0
Tom Hall3217.00
Lonnie Warwick11010.010 1
Lance Rentzel492.20
Jim Young471.80
Dick James155.00
Totals221155.217 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lance Rentzel2360226.2101 1
Dave Osborn1842223.492 0
Dick James1121219.328 0
Tom Hall49323.229 0
Jim Young47819.528 0
Tommy Mason36622.026 0
Billy Barnes33712.318 0
Phil King11414.014 0
Totals67152422.7101 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ed Sharockman611819.740 1
Jeff Jordan44511.218 0
Rip Hawkins36822.735 1
Larry Vargo3186.018 0
Karl Kassulke23115.516 0
George Rose166.00
Totals1928615.140 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Fred Cox23440113
Tommy Mason1010000066
Paul Flatley700042
Bill Brown6100042
Gordie Smith500030
Hal Bedsole300018
Dave Osborn20000012
Tom Hall20000012
Lance Rentzel0010006
Fran Tarkenton10006
Lonnie Warwick10006
Phil King0100006
Red Phillips10006
Rip Hawkins10006
Ed Sharockman10006
Jim Prestel00012
Carl Eller00012


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