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1983 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bud Grant (8-8)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1983 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1983 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

Minnesota racked up 316 points, while the defense conceded 348. Steve Dils tossed for 2,840 yards. Darrin Nelson snagged 51 passes for 618 yards. Ted Brown and Tony Galbreath were targeted regularly as well.

Darrin Nelson carried the ball for a team-best 642 yards for the Vikings.

The larcenous defense led the way with 48 turnovers. John Turner and John Swain each snatched 6 opponent throws. Doug Martin topped the defensive unit with 13 quarterback sacks.

Bud Grant coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Steve Dils44423953.828406.4112.5163.6683725466.8
Tommy Kramer825567.15506.733.744.94932777.8
Wade Wilson281657.11244.413.627.13632250.3
Terry LeCount100.000.000.000.000039.6
Totals55531055.935146.3152.7224.068 43303

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Darrin Nelson1546424.256 1
Ted Brown1204764.043 10
Tony Galbreath1134744.252 4
Rickey Young39902.32
Jarvis Redwine10484.821 0
Terry LeCount24221.040 0
Steve Dils16281.80
Mike Jones199.00
Sammy White177.00
Tommy Kramer830.40
Leo Lewis122.00
Archie Manning1-1-1.0-1 0
Wade Wilson3-3-1.00
Greg Coleman1-9-9.0-9 0
Totals47018083.856 17

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Darrin Nelson5161812.168 0
Tony Galbreath453487.723 2
Ted Brown413578.725 1
Bob Bruer3131510.226 2
Sammy White2941214.243 4
Terry LeCount2131815.149 2
Sam McCullum2131415.049 2
Rickey Young211939.248 0
Steve Jordan1521214.128 2
Dave Casper1317213.234 0
Leo Lewis1212710.618 0
Mike Jones69515.847 0
Mardye McDole3299.710 0
Jarvis Redwine144.00
Totals310351411.368 15

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Benny Ricardo343397.1332575.8108
Totals343397.1332575.8108

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Greg Coleman91378041.565
Totals91378041.565

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rufus Bess211587.517 0
Leo Lewis35217.334 0
Totals242108.834 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jarvis Redwine3883822.141 0
Darrin Nelson1844524.750 0
Rufus Bess24422.030 0
Dave Huffman34214.015 0
Mike Jones23115.516 0
Rickey Young3279.015 0
Leo Lewis12525.025 0
Rick Bell11414.014 0
Totals68146621.650 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Turner6376.214 0
John Swain6122.011 0
Rufus Bess33812.719 0
Willie Teal3268.712 0
Joey Browner200.00
Carl Lee13131.031 0
James White12222.022 0
Charlie Johnson122.00
Matt Blair100.00
Keith Nord100.00
Totals251686.731 0

Sacks:


Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Benny Ricardo25330108
Ted Brown10100066
Tony Galbreath4200036
Sammy White0400024
Sam McCullum200012
Steve Jordan200012
Rickey Young20000012
Terry LeCount0200012
Bob Bruer200012
Darrin Nelson1000006
Dave Huffman010006
Charlie Johnson010006
Totals17150000112533000312



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