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1966 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-9-1
Finishing 6th in the NFL's West Division
Coach: Norm Van Brocklin (4-9-1)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1966 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1966 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1966 season with a record of 4 wins and 9 losses and 1 ties, finishing sixth in the NFL's West Division.

The Vikings scored 292 points, but the defense surrendered 304. Bill Brown carried the ball for a team-best 829 yards for Minnesota.

Fran Tarkenton tossed for 2,561 yards. Paul Flatley paced all receivers, snagging 50 passes for 777 yards.

Dale Hackbart intercepted 5 opponent throws.

Norm Van Brocklin coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Fran Tarkenton35819253.625617.2174.7164.56873.8
Bob Berry371335.12155.812.7513.55225.0
Ron Kelen201050.01477.400.015.04353.5
Phil King11100.099.000.000.09104.2
Bill Brown100.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals41721651.829327.0184.3225.368 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Brown2518293.333 6
Fran Tarkenton623766.128 4
Dave Osborn873444.025 1
Tommy Mason582354.152 2
Jim Lindsey571462.614 1
Bobby Walden58216.445 0
Phil King17402.412 0
Ron Kelen4194.815 0
Billy Barnes5163.21
Bob Berry3124.00
Jeff Williams122.00
Preston Carpenter1-10-10.0-10 0
Totals55120913.852 15

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Flatley5077715.541 3
Bill Brown373599.756 0
Red Phillips3255417.368 3
Preston Carpenter2748718.052 4
Tom Hall2327111.830 2
Jim Lindsey2025012.546 2
Dave Osborn151419.438 2
Tommy Mason7395.617 1
Phil King22412.018 1
Lance Rentzel2105.00
Billy Barnes12020.020 0
Totals216293213.668 18

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Fred Cox3434100.0331854.588
Totals3434100.0331854.588

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bobby Walden60246341.070
Totals60246341.070

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ed Sharockman99510.676 0
Lance Rentzel11161.514 0
Tommy Mason393.00
Jim Young273.50
Jim Lindsey242.00
Jeff Williams4-2-0.50
Totals311294.276 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Fitzgerald1430121.530 0
Lance Rentzel918120.128 0
Tom Hall714120.127 0
Jim Young510521.025 0
Jim Lindsey47919.822 0
Phil King67813.026 0
Jeff Williams36120.326 0
George Rose12020.020 0
Dave Osborn11919.019 0
Roy Winston122.00
Milt Sunde100.00
Totals5298719.030 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dale Hackbart57314.641 1
Karl Kassulke23015.030 0
Earsell Mackbee22713.517 0
Lonnie Warwick22713.523 0
Ed Sharockman13838.038 0
Mike Fitzgerald11818.018 0
George Rose11717.017 0
Totals1423016.441 1

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 Cox1834088
Bill Brown6000036
Fran Tarkenton400024
Preston Carpenter0400024
Jim Lindsey120000018
Paul Flatley300018
Red Phillips300018
Dave Osborn12000018
Tommy Mason21000018
Tom Hall2000012
Phil King0100006
Billy Barnes100006
Dale Hackbart10006
Totals15180001001834000292



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