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1985 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-9
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bud Grant (7-9)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1985 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1985 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Vikings racked up 346 points, but the defense gave up 359. Tommy Kramer directed the offense, passing for 3,522 yards. Steve Jordan snagged 68 passes, while Anthony Carter accumulated 821 receiving yards. Mike Jones contributed to the receiving game, too.

Darrin Nelson carried the ball for a team-best 893 yards for Minnesota.

The opportunistic defense manufactured 44 turnovers. John Turner picked off 5 opponent throws. Keith Millard topped the defensive unit with 11 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
Tommy Kramer50627754.735227.0193.8265.1573925567.8
Wade Wilson603355.04046.735.035.04242871.8
Steve Bono10110.050.500.000.0521339.6
Totals57631154.039316.8223.8295.057 45296

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Darrin Nelson2008934.537 5
Ted Brown933363.630 7
Alfred Anderson501212.410 4
Allen Rice311043.415 3
Tommy Kramer27542.011 0
Mike Jones263.00
Leo Lewis122.00
Greg Coleman200.00
Totals40615163.737 19

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Jordan6879511.732 0
Mike Jones4664113.944 4
Anthony Carter4382119.157 8
Darrin Nelson433017.025 1
Ted Brown302919.754 3
Leo Lewis2944215.243 3
Alfred Anderson1617510.954 1
Mike Mularkey1319615.151 1
Allen Rice9616.813 1
Sammy White8769.515 0
Buster Rhymes512424.836 0
Jay Carroll188.00
Totals311393112.657 22

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jan Stenerud434195.3261557.786
Totals434195.3261557.786

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Greg Coleman67286742.862
Totals67286742.862

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Darrin Nelson161338.321 0
Anthony Carter911713.041 0
Totals2525010.041 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Buster Rhymes53134525.488 0
Allen Rice47017.527 0
Maurice Turner46115.218 0
Darrin Nelson35117.026 0
Rufus Bess23316.522 0
Ted Brown177.00
Joey Browner100.00
Totals68156723.088 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Turner56212.425 0
Carl Lee36822.735 0
Willie Teal362.00
Tim Newton26331.563 0
Rufus Bess22713.527 0
Scott Studwell22010.013 0
Joey Browner2178.515 1
Mark Mullaney11515.015 0
Chris Doleman155.00
Issiac Holt100.00
Totals2228312.963 1

Sacks:

Player No. Yds Avg.
Keith Millard11.00.0
Neil Elshire5.00.0
Doug Martin4.00.0
Chris Martin3.50.0
Tim Newton2.00.0
Mark Mullaney2.00.0
Dennis Fowlkes2.00.0
Joey Browner1.00.0
Matt Blair1.00.0
Rufus Bess1.00.0
Chris Doleman0.50.0
Totals33.000.0

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jan Stenerud1541086
Ted Brown73000060
Anthony Carter8000048
Darrin Nelson510000036
Alfred Anderson4100030
Allen Rice31000024
Mike Jones0400024
Leo Lewis0300018
Mike Mularkey10006
Willie Teal010006
Joey Browner010006
Neil Elshire00012
Totals19220001101541001346



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