1989 Minnesota Vikings Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Jerry Burns (10-6)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1989 Minnesota Vikings Roster
1989 Minnesota Vikings Results

The Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League ended the 1989 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Vikings scored 351 points, while the rigid defensive squad yielded 275. Wade Wilson passed for 2,543 yards. Anthony Carter paced all receivers, snagging 65 passes for 1,066 yards.

Herschel Walker carried the ball for a team-best 669 yards for Minnesota, and Rick Fenney also aided the ground game.

Joey Browner picked off 5 opponent throws. Chris Doleman topped pass rushers with 21 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 71 sacks.

Jerry Burns coached the team. The 1989 Minnesota Vikings lost in the Division Playoff.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Wade Wilson36219453.625437.092.5123.3502719470.5
Tommy Kramer1367756.69066.775.175.139127572.7
D.J. Dozier11100.01919.01100.000.01900158.3
Allen Rice0000001100.0
Totals49927254.534686.9173.4193.850 40279

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herschel Walker1696694.047 5
Rick Fenney1515883.925 4
D.J. Dozier462074.538 0
Alfred Anderson521893.614 2
Wade Wilson321324.123 1
Darrin Nelson311244.024 0
Jessie Clark10575.714 0
Hassan Jones13737.037 0
Allen Rice6254.210 0
Anthony Carter3186.017 0
Leo Lewis11111.011 0
Tommy Kramer1290.80
Totals51420664.047 12

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Anthony Carter65106616.450 4
Hassan Jones4269416.550 1
Steve Jordan3550614.534 3
Rick Fenney302548.526 2
Alfred Anderson201939.618 0
Herschel Walker181629.024 1
D.J. Dozier1414810.630 0
Jim Gustafson1414410.322 2
Leo Lewis1214812.328 1
Darrin Nelson7527.411 0
Darryl Ingram5479.421 1
Allen Rice4297.214 0
Brent Novoselsky4112.82
Jessie Clark2147.012 0
Totals272346812.850 17

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rich Karlis282796.4393179.5120
Teddy Garcia88100.05120.011
Totals363597.2443272.7131

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bucky Scribner72286439.855
Totals72286439.855

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leo Lewis4444610.165 0
Anthony Carter122.00
Totals4544810.065 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herschel Walker1337428.893 1
Darrin Nelson1431722.632 0
D.J. Dozier1225821.563 0
Alfred Anderson57515.036 0
Leo Lewis23015.015 0
Anthony Carter11919.019 0
Travis Curtis11818.018 0
Allen Rice11313.013 0
Rick Fenney11212.012 0
Jessie Clark166.00
Totals51112222.093 1

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joey Browner57014.034 0
Mike Merriweather3299.715 1
Najee Mustafaa273.50
Carl Lee200.00
Issiac Holt19090.090 1
Keith Millard14848.048 0
Brad Edwards11818.018 0
Mark Dusbabek122.00
Darrell Fullington100.00
Scott Studwell100.00
Totals1826414.790 2

Sacks:

Player No. Yds Avg.
Chris Doleman21.00.0
Keith Millard18.00.0
Al Noga11.50.0
Henry Thomas9.00.0
Mike Merriweather3.50.0
Ray Berry3.00.0
Ken Clarke2.00.0
Joey Browner1.00.0
Scott Studwell1.00.0
Thomas Strauthers1.00.0
Totals71.000.0

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