1978 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Bud Grant (8-7-1)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1978 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1978 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Bud Grant coached the team. The 1978 Minnesota Vikings lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Fran Tarkenton57234560.334686.1254.4325.6582725468.9
Tommy Kramer16531.2503.100.016.21911115.1
Bob Lee4250.0102.500.0125.0622016.7
Totals59235259.535286.0254.2345.758 30285


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chuck Foreman2377493.221 5
Rickey Young1344173.116 1
Robert Miller702133.019 3
Sammy Johnson11413.717 0
Mark Kellar11343.10
Sammy White5306.016 0
Brent McClanahan10262.622 0
Greg Coleman22211.017 0
Tommy Kramer11010.010 0
Fran Tarkenton24-6-0.215 1
Totals50515363.022 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rickey Young887048.048 5
Ahmad Rashad6676911.758 8
Chuck Foreman613966.520 2
Sammy White5374114.033 9
Bob Tucker4754011.535 0
Robert Miller2223010.529 0
Stu Voigt45213.027 0
Steve Craig4317.80
Mark Kellar3-5-1.70
Brent McClanahan2115.50
Kevin Miller13535.035 1
Harry Washington12424.024 0
Totals352352810.058 25


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rick Danmeier373697.3191263.272


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Greg Coleman51199139.061
Mike Wood31110035.547

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kevin Miller482395.047 0
Sammy White100.00
Totals492394.947 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kevin Miller4085421.438 0
Harry Washington47117.820 0
Sammy White35016.720 0
Brent McClanahan33812.724 0
Robert Miller22311.513 0
Mark Kellar11313.013 0
Rickey Young188.00
Steve Craig100.00
Totals55105719.238 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Bryant7699.923 0
Nate Wright55811.630 0
Matt Blair3289.320 0
Phil Wise22110.514 0
Fred McNeill210.50
Tom Hannon200.00
John Turner11515.015 0
Totals221928.730 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
Rick Danmeier1236072
Sammy White090000054
Ahmad Rashad800048
Chuck Foreman5200042
Rickey Young15000036
Robert Miller30000018
Matt Blair010006
Fred McNeill010006
Kevin Miller1000006
Fran Tarkenton10006


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