1974 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Super Bowl
Coach: Bud Grant (10-4)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1974 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1974 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1974 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Vikings piled up points with 310 points, and the solid defense yielded 195. Fran Tarkenton threw for 2,598 yards. Chuck Foreman paced all receivers, snagging 53 passes, while Jim Lash accumulated 631 receiving yards. John Gilliam contributed to the receiving game, too.

Chuck Foreman carried the ball for a team-best 777 yards for Minnesota.

Nate Wright picked off 6 opponent throws.

Bud Grant coached the team. The 1974 Minnesota Vikings lost in the Super Bowl.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Fran Tarkenton35119956.725987.4174.8123.4801714282.1
Bob Berry483470.83056.4510.412.121212113.6
Mike Eischeid11100.
Totals40023458.529097.3225.5133.280 19154


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chuck Foreman1997773.932 9
Dave Osborn1315143.917 4
Oscar Reed622153.515 0
Ed Marinaro441242.81
Fran Tarkenton211205.715 2
Brent McClanahan9414.614 1
Bill Brown19412.211 0
John Gilliam2168.00
Bob Berry188.00
Totals48818563.832 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chuck Foreman5358611.166 6
Jim Lash3263119.757 0
Stu Voigt322688.422 5
Dave Osborn291966.825 0
John Gilliam2657822.280 5
Ed Marinaro171327.820 1
Oscar Reed15996.612 1
Sam McCullum713819.734 3
Doug Kingsriter58917.821 0
John Holland58416.820 0
Bill Brown5418.221 0
Steve Craig4266.510 1
Brent McClanahan33511.717 0
Nate Wright166.00
Totals234290912.480 22


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Fred Cox393282.1201260.068


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Mike Eischeid73263636.150

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jackie Wallace251917.620 0
Sam McCullum12857.113 0
Larry Marshall5469.219 0
Wally Hilgenberg1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals433207.420 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brent McClanahan2354923.952 0
Sam McCullum1230025.036 0
John Gilliam38628.731 0
Larry Marshall45614.024 0
Jackie Wallace23115.516 0
Chuck Foreman13030.030 0
Bill Brown3196.319 0
Dave Osborn11414.014 0
Ed Marinaro155.00
Totals50109021.852 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Nate Wright69115.244 0
Jeff Wright46015.027 0
Amos Martin33913.028 0
Paul Krause25326.545 0
Jeff Siemon22412.022 0
Terry Brown2157.511 0
Jackie Wallace133.00
Wally Hilgenberg100.00
Matt Blair1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals2228212.845 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Chuck Foreman96000090
Fred Cox1232068
John Gilliam05000030
Stu Voigt500030
Dave Osborn40000024
Sam McCullum30000018
Fran Tarkenton200012
Ed Marinaro11000012
Brent McClanahan1000006
Amos Martin010006
Oscar Reed010006
Steve Craig10006
Wally Hilgenberg0000012


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