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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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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.
Bill Brown100.


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


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


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


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bobby Walden60246341.070

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


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


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